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Joan Jett's cover of the Arrows' "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" was a hit from the moment it arrived on the airwaves in 1982. More than 30 years later, the genre is finally proclaiming its love for her as well.
Bette Midler knows what's expected of her onstage in 2015.
The Weeknd hasn’t had an album out since 2013, but that’s not stopping him from having a massive year.
The Irish mega-rock band U2 opened five nights at the Forum on Tuesday with a set that drew from throughout its 30-plus years as a band. The Times will have a full review of their heavy debut later in the morning, but until then, five quick observations.
For years, the Coachella Valley Music & Arts festival has been the international vanguard of successful music festivals. Taking into account the quality of its acts, the idyll of its setting and the relatively recent transition from dusty free-for-all into an efficient and high-end vacation spot,...
It is late in the afternoon, that time when the light begins to soften and the orange groves seem to shiver in the breeze. More than six dozen people have piled into a century-old farmhouse in the Santa Clara River Valley for an old-time music concert.
On May 14, the music world shook with news of the death of storied blues guitarist B.B. King. Now, two of his daughters are claiming the 89-year-old died as a result of poisoning.
Folk singer Karen Dalton released only two studio albums in her time before descending into lifelong addiction and dying homeless in New York City, but those recordings proved enough to nurture an obsessive fan base and bowl over a generation of interpreters.
In just three years, Boosie Badazz has gone from facing the death penalty at Louisiana's notorious Angola State Penitentiary (he was found not guilty on murder charges) to releasing a major-label LP with Young Thug, T.I. and Rick Ross. In the interim, his music became an ad hoc soundtrack to the...
When Martha and the Vandellas described summer life in 1964's "Dancing in the Street," they sang, "All we need is music, sweet music, there'll be music everywhere." Little could they have known our future relationship with sound.
The Mercury Lounge and the Bowery Ballroom have been key players in New York City's music scene since they opened in the '90s, and now both venues are about to get a new stepsibling in Los Angeles: the Teragram Ballroom.
The kids are alright, according to Roger Daltrey, unless they're into marijuana.
Would that we all got our favorite band to play our favorite song as we say goodbye to our greatest career achievement.
Here's one way to win Brandon Flowers' confidence: Tell him you like a song of his that nobody else likes.
For more than a year, organizers promised that the inaugural U.S. edition of the Brazilian-born Rock in Rio would be unlike anything the American public had seen.
The last time the Rolling Stones played a little L.A. club, it was the 700-capacity Echoplex in Echo Park. Now they've moved up to the bright lights of Hollywood -- keep an eye on these guys; it looks like they're going places!
Dave Letterman booked his favorite band to close out his three-decade-long run in late-night TV. Foo Fighters have been confirmed as the last act to earn a sign-off from Dave when his term on the "Late Show" wraps up Wednesday night...
Fans who had hoped to see Kanye West perform "Black Skinhead" and "All Day" at last weekend's Billboard Music Awards instead got mere blips of those songs peppered wth huge swaths of silence.
On paper, a Lana Del Rey/Courtney Love tour sounds like one of the best pairings in recent pop music history. Both are lightning rods for the kind of vitriol reserved for female artists who step outside the rigid constraints of pop-star femininity — the elder stateswoman of sneering feminist invective...