October Films is bringing some rock 'n' roll into its new Universal home with the acquisition of worldwide rights to Jim Jarmusch's docu about Neil Young, "Year of the Horse."
Kenneth (Babyface) Edmonds was named Songwriter of the Year by performing rights org Broadcast Music Inc.
Spearhead (House of Blues; 1,000 capacity; $ 20) Presented inhouse. Band: Michael Franti, Trinna Simmons, David James, Oneida James, Carl Young, Armond Livingston, Tony Moses, Invisible Man. Reviewed…
In another lifetime, Todd Park Mohr would be writing and arranging for soulful blues singers, artists cast in the mold of Bobby Blue Bland and Little Milton. At the heart of last week's show was…
The murder trial of the woman accused of killing veteran music exec Charlie Minor had been expected to get under way today in L.A. Superior Court.
The ridiculous hype and ensuing record label signing-frenzy that accompanied the '90s punk rock revival nearly took the soul out of the punk underground. Few noteworthy bands lived through the…
Laura Ziffren, who has worked on the soundtracks to such films as "William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet" and the upcoming "Picture Perfect," has been upped to vice president of Fox Music.
Reunited after 20 years, Grand Funk Railroad locks themselves into their early '70s halcyon days, a period when their records and concert tickets were among the best-selling in the world. They even…
Beck has been posited as a virtual mannish poster boy for the slacker generation, but the tag belies the thought and effort he puts into his writing, recording and, now especially, performing. After…
U2 pushed the creative as well as the musical envelope through much of its two-hour performance Friday at the Silver Bowl in Las Vegas. The perf ended a four-year absence from the concert circuit and…