Brian Wilson sang three songs from the Beach Boys' classic album "Pet Sounds" Wednesday morning at Capitol Records to kick off a retail campaign to get CD buyers to fill in holes in their music…
Jazz at Lincoln Center will kick of the upcoming season by celebrating the birth centennial of jazz great Benny Carter. Its orchestra will perform Carter's music and arrangements as part of the…
The hitmaking edition of Genesis -- Tony Banks, Phil Collins and Mike Rutherford -- announced Wednesday North American dates for their first tour in 15 years.
The first notes Christina Aguilera sings onstage as part of her "Back Tto Basics" tour are the passionate, wailing "He-e-e-e-y!!" that opens up "Ain't No Other Man." With its superhuman power and…
Kellie Pickler got a nice sales boost after performing on "American Idol" last week. Her debut disc, "Small Town Girls" (BNA), rose 34 slots to No. 66 as her sales spiked 27% to 12,000 copies.
Diahann Carroll made a smashing re-entry into the New York niterynightery scene in April with a 10-day engagement at Feinstein's. She returns with a three-week follow-up, "Both Sides Now," which…
Reprising last summer's successful experiment of pairing a rock band, Belle & Sebastian, with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Decemberists will be backed by the orchestra on July 7 at the Hollywood…
Spanish contemporary remains king in L.A. radio, as the first set of winter Arbitron trends have Univision's KLVE-FM still on top among listeners 12 and older.
The debut album from Daughtry returns to No. 1 as the former "American Idol"-ist swaps slots with Norah Jones' "Not Too Late" (Blue Note).
Amid ever-increasing competition on the film festival circuit, regional confabs desperately, and many times unrealistically, try to fashion themselves into hotbeds of acquisitions, or places where…
The South by Southwest music fest had been rocking for eight years when organizers decided to add a combined "film and multimedia" component in 1994. According to Hugh Forrest, event director of…