Tuesday, August 6, 2013
It was 1973, and Elvis Presley's comeback was in fifth gear. After years of making mediocre movies, he had returned to touring and performing in Las Vegas. In January of that year, he staged the “Aloha from Hawaii” concert live via satellite, viewed by a billion people worldwide.
Monday, August 5, 2013
Harold Winley sang “Love Potion No. 9” and other hits with the R&B group The Clovers in the 1950s, but now the 80-year-old says another group is trying to keep him from performing using the band's name.
Sunday, August 4, 2013
The reviews are in for the scandal-tinged staging of Richard Wagner's “Ring” for his 200th birthday at Bayreuth, and while Serbian set designer Aleksandar Denic doesn't confirm he and German director Frank Castorf intended to provoke, he doesn't deny it either.
Saturday, August 3, 2013
Women are preparing to rock this year's Lollapalooza music festival.
Friday, August 2, 2013
Taiwanese musician Kao Han-yen won first prize at the 2013 Universal Marimba Competition and Festival in Belgium July 26, the best performance to date by a Taiwanese national at the prestigious international event.
Thursday, August 1, 2013
A concert in Taipei featuring music and imagery from the popular Pixar series of films will present an audio-visual feast for a Taiwanese audience, the organizers said yesterday.
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Roger Lewis has hauled his baritone saxophone to gigs in far-flung places, from England to Japan to New Guinea. He's played so many places he's lost count of precisely where he's been. But he's never forgotten Newport.
He's not your average parish priest: Father Cesar fronts the “Sinners” metal band, has a major record deal and jokes that he opens for the pope, a close pal.
Sunday, July 28, 2013
The new self-titled album from Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros is late. Way late. More than a year overdue.
Saturday, July 27, 2013
In a dark bar, Diego Rodriguez and his friends are thrashing out some of the wildest, angriest music in Spain: blistering guitars, keening punk vocals, barking saxophone and trumpet.