Showbiz heavyweights on both coasts are getting out to raise funds for Hurricane Katrina relief. In Gotham, New Orleans musical legends will join major music names for a giant fundraiser Sept. 20 at…
Carla Bley remains one of jazz's quirkier free thinkers, aware of the traditions yet always going her own way with them or without them. For her West Coast tour this month -- which stops at the newly…
The broadcast webs plan to make an all-day push on Friday for Hurricane Katrina relief efforts, beyond the previously announced "Shelter From the Storm: A Concert for the Gulf Coast" telethon.
Finally, an iPod with call waiting. Apple on Wednesday introduced its long-awaited mobile phone from iTunes. Called Motorola Rokr, it holds up to 100 songs, is being produced by Motorola and sold by…
Lee Ann Womack's return to rootsy country was richly rewarded Wednesday as she received six Country Music Association Award nominations, tying her with Brad Paisley as the most nominated artist.
Manhattan's cabaret season kicks off with a 25th-anniversary fete for the Oak Room at the Algonquin Hotel and a centennial salute to lyricist Dorothy Fields. The hour is a saucy, romantic musical…
German media giant Bertelsmann on Wednesday posted a 50% drop in net profit to E224 million ($277 million) in the first half of the year due in part to restructuring costs at Sony BMG Music…
Kanye West's "Late Registration" sold 860,000 copies in its first week for the second biggest sales week of the year, according to Nielsen SoundScan. West's sophomore disc for Roc-a-Fella/Def Jam…
Leonard Slatkin has just completed the first of his two seasons as Los Angeles Philharmonic principal guest conductor at the Hollywood Bowl -- and already he has freshened the programming…
Thesps Robert Redford and Julie Harris, singers Tony Bennett and Tina Turner and dancer Suzanne Farrell have been selected to receive this year's Kennedy Center Honors, the org announced Tuesday.
Solo act Antony & the Johnsons collected the Mercury Music Prize for 2005 at a ceremony Tuesday night in the capital's Grosvenor House Hotel.