Arts & Entertainment

Max Roach music, records go to Library of Congress

WASHINGTON – Music and recordings from Max Roach, one of the creators of modern jazz drumming, will be preserved at the Library of Congress, curators and his family announced Monday. Roach worked...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: Music

At Grammys, Daft Punk, Lorde, Macklemore win

LOS ANGELES – Daft Punk has gotten lucky at the Grammys. The French electronic duo won record of the year at the awards show, beating hits like “Blurred Lines” and “Royals.” The song features...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Music

Mustang to wrangle young musicians

When Music in the Mountains Conservatory Director Arkady Fomin unexpectedly retired last fall after 17 years, Music Director Greg Hustis didn’t have to travel far to find a worthy successor. “His...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Music

Former ‘Reel Time Traveler’ Martha Scanlan finds roots in Montana

Folk singer-songwriter Martha Scanlan’s contribution to modern music is one of timeless storytelling. Bottle up her songs and bury them in a time capsule, and when they’re dug up in a hundred or...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2014 | CATEGORY: Music

Timberlake, Thicke have top-selling album, song

NEW YORK – Justin Timberlake and Robin Thicke owned 2013 in music. Nielsen Entertainment announced late Tuesday that Timberlake’s “The 20/20 Experience” was the top-selling album with 2.4 million...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: Music

Not scrimpin’ on chamber music

In a mood to shake up 2014, 3rd Ave. Arts has revamped its concert calendar. C. Scott Hagler, the mastermind behind cultural programming originating out of St. Mark’s satellite venture, has moved...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2014 | CATEGORY: Music

Sweet dreams for Beatles’ fans at tribute

NEW YORK – The Eurythmics are reuniting – to pay tribute to the Beatles. The Recording Academy announced Monday that Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart will perform as a duo for “The Night That Changed...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2014 | CATEGORY: Music

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending Dec. 30: Top Songs 1. “Timber (feat. Ke$ha)”, Pitbull 2. “The Monster (feat. Rihanna)”, Eminem 3. “Counting Stars”, OneRepublic 4. “Say Something”,...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

This won’t be your average New Year’s Eve night out

Forty-four years in and I remain on an annual fence with New Year’s Eve. The day is here, and I’m completely undecided about what to do. As much as I’d like to say “I had the most epic time at a...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending Dec. 23: Top Songs 1. “Timber (feat. Ke$ha)”, Pitbull 2. “Say Something”, Christina Aguilera, A Great Big World 3. “The Monster (feat. Rihanna)”,...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

AP music writers’ top 10 albums of the year

Associated Press Music Writers Mesfin Fekadu and Chris Talbott pick their top 10 albums of the year. Mesfin Fekadu’s picks ( 1. Ariana Grande, “Yours Truly”: Executed...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Timberlake, Beyonce have year’s top iTunes albums

NEW YORK – Beyonce’s new album was released just last week, but it’s already the second best-selling album on iTunes this year. Apple announced Tuesday that the diva’s self-titled album is behind...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

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