On the heels of devoting an entire show to U2, Conan O'Brien has booked Neil Young as his musical guest for almost an entire week of shows. Young will perform on "Late Night With Conan O'Brien"…
When Variety No. 1 appeared, proclaiming it would cover vaudeville, burlesque, parks, minstrels, circus and fairs, the symbol for entertainment was the spotlight, drawing an audience's eyes to an act…
Brit pop star Robbie Williams has become the first entertainer to have a gig streamed live to 100,000 mobile phone users across Europe and beamed to high-definition screens in 27 cinemas and clubs.
Ahead of Madonna's new album, "Confessions on a Dancefloor," MTV Networks will be previewing tunes and musicvideos, releasing ringtones and airing original programming, including interviews and a…
More than 50,000 households ponied up $19.95 for pay-per-view access to Katrina benefit "From the Big Apple to the Big Easy," held at Madison Square Garden and Radio City Music Hall on Sept. 20. The…
Having given the New York Latin jazz scene a good shake in the last six years, Dafnis Prieto took only one set to prove a point: This slightly built, boyish-looking Cuban is a phenomenal drummer.
The 2005 Radio Music Awards returns to the Aladdin Resort on Dec. 19 for a two-hour program that will be telecast live on NBC from the Aladdin's Theatre for the Performing Arts.
Canadian rockers Nickelback scaled the top of the album chart for the first time in their five-album career, selling 317,000 copies of "All the Right Reasons" (Roadrunner/IDJMG) in its first week.
Like teen-pop, mainstream rock is consistently critic-proof, existing outside of any "cool" hipster mentality or any artist's desire to break new ground. In that sense, 3 Doors Down put on a…
Simultaneously gentle and mesmerizing, pianist Bill Charlap's opening salvo at the start of his second week at the Vanguard was an earthy journey through calming themes that carefully broke the…
AFTRA and the National Latino Media Council have announced that the first Spanish-language production of the Latin Grammy Awards will be produced by FRB Prods. under an AFTRA agreement for its…