Arts & Entertainment

Twister relief show draws scalpers

NORMAN, Okla. – A concert benefiting Oklahoma tornado victims has drawn some of the biggest names in country music, but with proceeds intended for charity it is not attracting scalpers hoping to...

DATE: July 4, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Doors survivors to honor Ray Manzarek

Guitarist Robby Krieger and drummer John Densmore, the surviving members of The Doors, are planning a live tribute to Ray Manzarek, Rolling Stone reports. Manzarek, the band’s keyboardist, died of...

DATE: July 4, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Visual effects

No musical instrument summons memory better than the oboe. Combine its plaintive, bittersweet voice with striking photographs of the Southwest and you have an unusual concert. That’s just what...

DATE: July 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Fire benefit show braves the flames

A month or so ago, when Durango singer-songwriter Dave Mensch booked himself a couple of nights in Pagosa Springs and South Fork, he couldn’t have known that The Shaft, the site of his Saturday...

DATE: June 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Long-lost Bennett-Brubeck recording discovered

NEW YORK – Tony Bennett never forgot the first time he performed with Dave Brubeck more than half a century ago. But the tape of that memorable collaboration between two American jazz masters lay...

DATE: June 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Finally! Black Sabbath scores first No. 1 album

With 43 years in the music business, Black Sabbath has a lot of numbers to its credit, except for No. 1. Until today. For the first time, Black Sabbath has claimed the No. 1 spot on Billboard‘s...

DATE: June 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Stream: Natalie Cole revisits dad’s legacy, ‘en Espanol’

Natalie Cole’s first trip outside the USA was to Mexico, with her father, when she was 8 years old. At that time, Nat King Cole was promoting his first Spanish-language album, 1958’s “Cole...

DATE: June 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Bonnaroo wraps up its 12th year

MANCHESTER, Tenn. – Bonnaroo wrapped up its 12th year Sunday, on a day that suggested thunderstorms but yielded only a couple of cloudbursts. Those that risked getting caught in a downpour got to...

DATE: June 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

The immortal sound of Rock ’n’ Roll

WAUKESHA, Wis. – The music icon whose solid-body electric guitar paved the way for rock ’n’ roll now is getting a permanent exhibit in his Wisconsin hometown, after more than a decade in the...

DATE: June 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

CMT Music Awards: The winners

The following videos won trophies at Wednesday’s 2013 CMT Music Awards. Breakthrough video of the year: Florida Georgia Line, “Cruise” CMT performance of the year: Miranda Lambert, “Over You”...

DATE: June 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Colbert recruits McCartney for music special

That Stephen Colbert sure has a knack for finding promising artists. On June 12, he’ll take a break from hard politics to dedicate an hour-long special to an artist he believes will make it big:...

DATE: June 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Family to fete release of new Johnny Cash postal stamp

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A yearlong celebration of Johnny Cash’s legacy will come to an end this week with the issue of a new postal stamp and free public concert. The new Johnny Cash Forever stamp goes...

DATE: June 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

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