If F. Scott Fitzgerald was right and the mark of a first-rate mind is the ability to hold two contradictory ideas at the same time, there were some first-rate minds on the bill of the Hollywood…
Add another band to the list of rockers going the tuner route -- Chicago. The songs of the popular horn-based act are being adapted for "Colour My World," a classic "boy meets girl, boy loses girl…
Just for Variety: On the floor of the Democratic Convention at the Boston's Fleet Center Monday, Alex and Alex were fighting to interview Ron Reagan. They were Alexandra Kerry and "Alexandra Tanner"…
Not a minute too soon for the music industry, online sales are poised for a major expansion, fueled by steady growth in iPods and other digital devices.
From a brash New Orleans teenager with a heavy, thumping piano style, Harry Connick Jr. has evolved over two decades into a multiple-threat entertainer. Besides playing the piano, he sings, he…
Remember back in the wake of 9/11, when a number of pundits pronounced the end of irony? The last 2½ years have made those decrees seem a tad, shall we say, premature. Irony has returned with a…
Cable web HDNet will telecast performances from the summer concert series at Central Park SummerStage Sundays at 9 p.m.
With the threesome of Boz Scaggs, Cassandra Wilson and Eliane Elias, Jazz at the Bowl tried out the eclectic programming philosophy of its June cousin, the Playboy Jazz Festival. It isn't worth the…
Jerry Goldsmith, an Oscar and multiple Emmy winner, and one of the most respected composers in film, died July 21 at his home in Beverly Hills after a long battle with cancer. He was 75.
Apple has finally agreed terms with European indie record labels to sell their repertoire on its iTunes music store.
Illegal music sales accounted for $4.5 billion last year, the Intl. Federation of the Phonographic Industry said Thursday.