Arts & Entertainment

Pixies look for revival in new songs, tour

NEW YORK – As a young musician, Pixies frontman Charles Thompson was determined to make it past the velvet rope at the mythical club that is rock stardom. “It inspired us even from the time before...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Top 20 Concert Tours

The Top 20 Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows in North America. The list is based on data provided to the trade...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Apple happy with iTunes Radio

NEW YORK – Top Apple executive Eddy Cue says he’s “very pleased” with the initial rollout of iTunes Radio and hopes to have it running internationally as soon as possible. “One of our top...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Romania music festival is gaining credibility

BUCHAREST, Romania – Romania’s Queen Marie believed that life is a glorious celebration of music and song. A century later, the country’s capital city of Bucharest, once known as the Paris of the...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Game-changers to open season

A trio of “Musical Mavericks” will introduce the 2013-14 San Juan Symphony on Saturday night at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College. Actually, Maestro Arthur Post confessed that only...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Band to give Marley a Dollface-lift

Hello Dollface is no reggae band. But that doesn’t mean the local trio doesn’t count the late Bob Marley among its many influences. “We have some roots in reggae, and some of our originals have...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Gaudi – DJ and more – back in Durango

Italian producer, composer and multi-instrumentalist Gaudi will return to Durango tonight for a show at Animas City Theatre. Tonight’s concert is one of only two North American stops for Gaudi; he...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Which hip-hop artist earned the most money this year?

With more than $50 million in earnings this year, Diddy is the top earning hip-hop artist of 2013, according to Forbes’ Cash Kings list. Sorry, Jay Z. But the rapper is No. 2 with $43 million....

DATE: Sept. 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Pussy Riot member going hungry

MOSCOW – One of the imprisoned members of the Russian punk group Pussy Riot declared a hunger strike Monday to protest what she described as inhumane working conditions and threats to her life at a...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Battling big Apple

LOS ANGELES – Now that iTunes Radio has shipped to millions of iPhone and iPad owners, does that mean you should delete Pandora? Not so fast, I say. Apple’s new music service, which comes with new...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Litigants battle over photos of legendary bluesman

JACKSON, Miss. – A legal battle over profits from the only two known photographs of legendary Delta bluesman Robert Johnson – who is said to have sold his soul to the devil for prowess on the...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Trove of Mich. folk music unearthed in archive

DETROIT – Detroit is famous for its music, from the Motown hits of the 1960s to the cutting-edge punk of Iggy Pop to the rap of Eminem. Little known, though, is that Michigan was also fertile...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

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