David Gray isn't the kind of guy who writes songs that inspire raised-fist shouts of "right on." Nor is he the sort who makes music suited to be played when two lovers woo. Instead, the Irish-bred…
Keely Smith, responding gratefully to the overwhelming reaction of a capacity aud, caught producer Jack Kleinsinger off guard when she queried why she wasn't doing a second night. The opening concert…
Jackpots continue to roll in for the Blue Man Group, and they insist they just keep putting the money back into the machine.
The Backlot: A new ecumenical spirit seems to be penetrating the ranks of the quarrelsome Hollywood guilds. Alan Rosenberg, the newly elected president of the Screen Actors Guild, has been meeting…
The Recording Academy will roll out a national kudo to fete local musicians and industry leaders at the acad's 12 chapters. The Recording Academy Honors Award will acknowledge individuals who have…
Taking a dangerous cue from the movie industry, the music business has made the opening week paramount as the majority of the top 10 is rookies for the third week in a row.
La Ley, Intocable, Bebe and Laura Pausini are the first performers announced for the sixth Latin Grammy Awards.
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of John Coltrane's groundbreaking improv-heavy composition "Ascension," the Rova Saxophone Quartet brought in renowned guitarists Nels Cline and Fred Frith (who…
INXS, which recently named J.D. Fortune as its lead singer, will play 22 dates in North America in January and February.
On Thursday, "Late Night With Conan O'Brien" will devote an entire show to one guest: U2. The band will perform at least three songs as well as be interviewed by O'Brien and participate in comedy…
Martha is tuning up for a Christmas moneymaker. Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and Sony BMG have teamed up to create Martha Stewart Living Music, a partnership set to release a series of compilation…