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  • Hayley Williams Leads Revamped Paramore in First Show in Almost a Year

    Hayley Williams Leads Revamped Paramore in First Show in Almost a Year | ARTICLE

    Standing onstage last night at the Fox Theater in Pomona, California, Hayley Williams told a capacity crowd that she’d been yearning for nearly a year to say the words she was about to say.  Her big reveal? "We...

    August 15, 2012 1:15 PM ET
  • Jack White Talks 'Blunderbuss,' Hidden Tracks and Bob Dylan at the Grammy Museum

    Jack White Talks 'Blunderbuss,' Hidden Tracks and Bob Dylan at the Grammy Museum | ARTICLE

    Speaking with Iggy Pop prior to the 2009 death of Ron Asheton, Jack White described how he might go about producing a new Stooges album. One idea? Having the legendary Detroit proto-punks rent a house and...

    August 11, 2012 10:44 AM ET
  • Glen Campbell Says Farewell in Final L.A. Concert

    Glen Campbell Says Farewell in Final L.A. Concert | ARTICLE

    The Rhinestone Cowboy has left the building. Last night at the Hollywood Bowl Glen Campbell played what was billed as his final concert in Los Angeles, where the country-music legend has made his home for more than 50...

    June 25, 2012 8:55 AM ET
  • Def Leppard Rip Through Intimate Los Angeles Gig for YouTube

    Def Leppard Rip Through Intimate Los Angeles Gig for YouTube | ARTICLE

    Def Leppard have a big summer in store, with a prominent role in the Rock of Ages movie (premiering on June 15th) and an arena tour with Poison and Lita Ford set to launch on June...

    June 7, 2012 12:55 PM ET
  • Jackson Browne, Sara Watkins Pay Homage to Levon Helm in L.A.

    Jackson Browne, Sara Watkins Pay Homage to Levon Helm in L.A. | ARTICLE

    Jackson Browne and Sara Watkins are set to hit the road together this summer, for a month-long acoustic tour that kicks off July 14th in Charlotte, North Carolina and includes a headlining stop at the Newport Folk...

    May 11, 2012 7:10 PM ET
  • Social Justice and Melodic Know-How at Woody Guthrie Centennial Celebration

    Social Justice and Melodic Know-How at Woody Guthrie Centennial Celebration | ARTICLE

    If you'd ever wondered what might induce Tom Morello and Van Dyke Parks to get together, you got your answer last night at Club Nokia in Los Angeles, where rockers and folkies of varying ages and inclinations...

    April 15, 2012 10:24 AM ET
  • Kelly Clarkson Brings Out Famous Friends in Los Angeles

    Kelly Clarkson Brings Out Famous Friends in Los Angeles | ARTICLE

    "I feel so popular right now!" said Kelly Clarkson last night at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles – and beyond the capacity crowd, it wasn't hard to see why. Playing one of the final dates of...

    April 4, 2012 11:10 AM ET
  • Merle Haggard Keeps on Keepin' On

    Merle Haggard Keeps on Keepin' On | ARTICLE

    Introducing "Okie from Muskogee" last night at Southern California's Grove of Anaheim, Merle Haggard said he'd heard – wink, wink – that one could procure pot legally in certain spots around his home state. "Right here,...

    March 1, 2012 11:00 AM ET
  • Deadmau5 and Rihanna Perform at Post-Grammy Charity Fundraiser

    Deadmau5 and Rihanna Perform at Post-Grammy Charity Fundraiser | ARTICLE

    The shiny metallic streamers were already six inches deep on the floor by the time Deadmau5 came onstage last night at L.A.’s House of Blues, where the Canadian electro star headlined a wee-hours post-Grammy...

    February 13, 2012 2:25 PM ET
  • Joss Stone and Dave Stewart Share 'More Love' in Los Angeles

    Joss Stone and Dave Stewart Share 'More Love' in Los Angeles | ARTICLE

    Joss Stone and Dave Stewart are having a moment. Last year the English soul singer hired the former Eurythmics member to produce her latest solo disc, LP1. Then Stewart drafted Stone into SuperHeavy,...

    February 10, 2012 3:05 PM ET
  • Van Halen Rocks the L.A. Forum for Thousands of 'Friends and Family'

    Van Halen Rocks the L.A. Forum for Thousands of 'Friends and Family' | ARTICLE

    There were still kinks to be worked out last night at what David Lee Roth called "the final dress rehearsal" for Van Halen's upcoming North American tour. Onstage at the Forum in Los Angeles,...

    February 9, 2012 12:35 PM ET
  • Stevie Wonder and Friends Rock the Annual House Full of Toys Benefit

    Stevie Wonder and Friends Rock the Annual House Full of Toys Benefit | ARTICLE

      Stevie Wonder’s annual House Full of Toys benefit was filled to bursting Saturday night at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, where the R&B legend led an expansive cast – including Justin Bieber...

    December 18, 2011 2:35 PM ET
  • John Fogerty Joins Pistol Annies Onstage in L.A.

    John Fogerty Joins Pistol Annies Onstage in L.A. | ARTICLE

    Miranda Lambert has a new album (Four the Record), a new-ish husband (Blake Shelton) and a new Country Music Association award (for Female Vocalist of the Year). But last night at a Los Angeles show by...

    December 8, 2011 12:45 PM ET
  • 'Glee' to Feature Toby Keith, Adele in New Episodes

    'Glee' to Feature Toby Keith, Adele in New Episodes | ARTICLE

    Good news for Toby Keith: The country star's "Red Solo Cup" recently made it into the writers' room at Glee, where the boozy ode to plasticware may soon get the shiny-happy show-choir treatment. That was one tidbit...

    October 27, 2011 11:05 AM ET
  • Smashing Pumpkins Kick Off Tour With Hard-Charging Show

    Smashing Pumpkins Kick Off Tour With Hard-Charging Show | ARTICLE

    Billy Corgan hadn’t let five minutes go by before he peeled off his first guitar solo at the Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles, where the Smashing Pumpkins launched a fall tour last night. (The U.S. leg of...

    October 6, 2011 1:05 PM ET
  • TV on the Radio Say So Long to Summer With Indie All-Star Bill at Hollywood Bowl

    TV on the Radio Say So Long to Summer With Indie All-Star Bill at Hollywood Bowl | ARTICLE

    Indie rock went big last night at the Hollywood Bowl, where TV on the Radio headlined a knockout five-band bill to close the historic Los Angeles amphitheater’s official summer season. With opening sets by Arctic Monkeys,...

    September 26, 2011 4:10 PM ET
  • Stevie Nicks Jams Classics and New Material in Two-Hour L.A. Show

    Stevie Nicks Jams Classics and New Material in Two-Hour L.A. Show | ARTICLE

    Last night at the Wiltern in Los Angeles Stevie Nicks performed at a star-studded concert in celebration of In Your Dreams, her first solo album in a decade. But yesterday the Fleetwood Mac frontwoman also...

    May 27, 2011 12:35 PM ET
  • Paul Simon Spans the Decades at Intimate L.A. Concert

    Paul Simon Spans the Decades at Intimate L.A. Concert | ARTICLE

    Whoever was working the smoke machine last night at the Music Box in Los Angeles waited until Paul Simon’s second encore to turn the thing on. But maybe that’s because there was no need for artificial...

    April 20, 2011 12:45 PM ET
  • Arcade Fire Jam Out at Tiny Pre-Grammys Show

    Arcade Fire Jam Out at Tiny Pre-Grammys Show | ARTICLE

    To gear up for their Grammy Awards performance, Arcade Fire decided to put on a show that was decidedly more low-key, but no less enthusiastic than Sunday's will undoubtedly be: a last-minute gig at the Ukrainian Culture Center of...

    February 12, 2011 3:20 PM ET
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Brandon Flowers Delivers High Drama at Solo Club Gig

    Brandon Flowers Delivers High Drama at Solo Club Gig | ARTICLE

    Near the end of Brandon Flowers’ 45-minute set last night at the Troubadour in Los Angeles, the Killers front man had something of a Win Butler moment: standing atop a monitor at the lip of the stage,...

    August 18, 2010 12:41 PM ET
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