After weeks of foot-dragging, the principals in the hit Off Broadway musical "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" have reached a deal to turn the tuner into a Hollywood pic and a major CD release.
Folk music, a term Dave Alvin used to summarize his body of work Saturday at an overflowing Jack's Sugar Shack, is as good a tag as any for Alvin, provided Chuck Berry, Muddy Waters, Merle Haggard…
With a show as taut as her washboard abs, Janet Jackson delivered an aural and visual extravaganza Thursday at the Forum.
With Latin repertoire hotter than ever, some 3,000 music industry execs and acts will converge on Miami Beach Tuesday for Midem's second annual Latin America & Caribbean confab this week. The…
Lingering suspicions harbored by the naysayers, that the goings-on at the Hollywood Bowl are incompatible with cultural uplift, were resoundingly shattered last week, in the last of the L.A…
Pianist Oscar Peterson is one of those artists who proves Laurie Anderson's assessment that writing about music is like dancing about architecture. Superficially he approaches jazz like countless…
After what has been a mostly so-so summer -- at least as regards the Tuesday/Thursday classical series -- the level of music-making at the Hollywood Bowl moved up several notches as music director…
Rapper Snoop Dogg topped the album sales chart for the second consecutive week with his "Game Is to Be Sold, Not to Be Told" logging 246,000 copies, according to sales data released Wednesday.
The world was a simpler place when a record company would believe in a one-handed drummer named Moulty and that his story of perseverance -- complete with a maudlin harmonica backup -- could be a hit…
The much-anticipated concert version of James Horner's music from "Titanic" will make its appearance Oct. 9 and 10 at the Hollywood Bowl.