As President Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention came to a thunderous close in Charlotte last night, viewers heard the triumphant sounds of an anthemic artist tailor-made for the occasion: Mr. Bruce Springsteen.
Taylor Swift performed three songs with James Taylor during his show this week at Tanglewood–a duet on “Fire and Rain” and two of her own songs.
Summer’s here, which means the time is right for dancing in the seats (or on the lawn, if you’re on a tight budget) under the stars. As the temperature rises, rock, pop and country tours tend to leave arenas to give fans the experience of hearing their favorite performers live under the stars (or under the rain, if you’re unlucky). Here’s a roundup of some of this summer’s top shed and stadium tours.
Headed by Sting and his wife Trudie Styler, the biennial Rainforest Foundation Benefit Concert was held at Carnegie Hall last night with a cast of stars that would make any awards show green with envy. […]
If you need a Christmas gift for a music fan or want to put something cool on Santa’s list for yourself, we strongly recommend David Browne’s book Fire and Rain: [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]the Beatles[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Simon […]
Singer/songwriter [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]J. D. Souther[/lastfm] celebrates his 66th birthday last week. If you don’t know his name, you probably know some of his work.
Love and death, set to country rhythms and steel guitars. So it was with [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Neil Young[/lastfm]‘s most popular record, Harvest.
Legend has it that [lastfm link_type=""]Carly Simon[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]James Taylor[/lastfm] first met 40 years ago this week, following her performance at the Troubadour in Los Angeles. About 18 months later, they would get married, […]
Winners of the twentieth annual Grammy Awards for 1977 are announced this week, and the Southern California music scene is well represented. [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Eagles[/lastfm] win for Best Record of the Year; “Hotel California” and […]
Fascinating facts, pivotal events, odd connections … what you don’t know about the people who make the music may surprise you! Each week, J.A. Bartlett of The Hits Just Keep on Comin’ digs up Five […]