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'I Put on a Show, Now I Make It': Screens and Teens at Maroon 5

Alex Soojung-Kim Pang, Ph.D. | Posted 05.20.2013 | Media
Alex Soojung-Kim Pang, Ph.D.

A couple songs into their set, I realized that as Adam Levine moved around the stage, a wave of smartphones would rise up and down, following him as if magnetically attracted them.

Van Cliburn and My Two Enchanted Evenings

Mary Daily | Posted 05.08.2013 | Arts
Mary Daily

News last week of the death of pianist Van Cliburn brought back fond memories for me, of someone who made an indelible impression on me at a young age.

Ron Dicker

Separate Seating For Men And Women At Barclays?

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.20.2013 | New York

The home of the Brooklyn Nets is courting a new crowd. In what is believed to be a first for a major sports and entertainment venue, Barclays Cent...

Getting Trampled by Turtles Becomes Colorado Tradition

Michael Bialas | Posted 03.20.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

If anyone who's listened to Trampled by Turtles' most recent album wondered whether they were finally slowing down, fear not. As is their style, the M...

A Year's Worth of Cheers (And a Few Jeers) for the Lumineers

Michael Bialas | Posted 03.09.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

The invitations were sent out months ago. Did you RSVP? While a Denver bash to celebrate a phenomenal, breakout year was thrown by a most promising h...

A Conversation With the Abbot: RZA on Kung-Fu, Directing and Music

Gideon Resnick | Posted 03.05.2013 | Entertainment
Gideon Resnick

At 43, RZA has crafted a unique spot in the world of hip-hop, a prolific producer with an idiosyncratic worldview influenced by the disparate cultures of rap and Kung fu.

Music Is the Best Medicine

Felice Shapiro | Posted 02.18.2013 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

Music can actually make a sad mood feel lighter, so it's no surprise we turn it on and turn it up when disaster strikes.

Power 106's Cali Christmas 2012

Wendy Carrillo | Posted 02.18.2013 | Los Angeles
Wendy Carrillo

A sold out Gibson Amphitheater played host to the hottest end-of-year hip hop concerts in the country last Friday.

The Rolling Stones Get Satisfaction in Final Anniversary Concert

Salvatore Bono | Posted 10.26.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

They have been a band longer than they haven't. They have survived the changing trends in music for nearly six decades. They withstood various line-up changes, and even the death of a band member. Yet, like a fine wine, The Rolling Stones have gotten better with age.

Heart and Soul2Soul: Tim McGraw Gives Illinois Granny His Guitar

Michael Bialas | Posted 02.09.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Christmas came 17 days early for Linda Kennedy. Sitting in Section 2, Row F of the $40 million Venetian Theatre in Las Vegas on December 8, the grandmother of four who lives in Rockford, Illinois, got more than a terrific show from Tim McGraw and Faith Hill.

Justin Bieber Soars During Madison Square Garden Show

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 11.29.2012 | Entertainment

Justin Bieber still has his charm and he put it to full use during his Wednesday night show at Madison Square Garden. The sold out concert was the fir...

Seeing Is Believing: The Heavenly Sky's the Limit for the Vespers

Michael Bialas | Posted 01.27.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

While the rising popularity of Americana music in the past decade is an encouraging sign, watching one exceptionally well-grounded roots group sprout right before your eyes is truly a thing of beauty.

A Night With Icky Blossoms at The Troubadour

Alex Jeffries | Posted 11.15.2012 | Entertainment
Alex Jeffries

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Ax, Naturally: Former Strait Man Mark Knopfler Still Keeps His Cool

Michael Bialas | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

A masterful musician and workmanlike writer who continues to connect impressed the hell out of longtime devotees and some random disbelievers at the 1stBank Center on October 29. And his name isn't Bob Dylan.

The Ringleader of the Tormentors -- Morrissey Brings His Arsenal to Radio City

Salvatore Bono | Posted 12.15.2012 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Wednesday night Morrissey, the voice of a generation of indie rock lovers, was simply on fire from the get go.

Photos: Grizzly Bear at the Fox Theater in Oakland

SF Critic | Posted 12.12.2012 | San Francisco
SF Critic

Visually, Grizzly Bear looked right at home; however, this was Grizzly's first time (forgive me) occupying Oakland. They dove right in with new tracks from their critically acclaimed Shields.

The Afghan Whigs Get Up In It at Terminal 5

Salvatore Bono | Posted 12.11.2012 | New York
Salvatore Bono

From small headlining gigs to playing Lollapalooza and then curating this year's ATP, The Afghan Whigs are enjoying their time back together, which brought them to a sold-out crowd at Manhattan's Terminal 5 on Friday night.

The Music of Jane Austen

Opera Teen | Posted 12.02.2012 | Arts
Opera Teen

When the name Jane Austen comes to mind, your next thought might not be music. However, the Jane Austen Society of North America is presenting two con...

Who's Reaching Out to Capture a Moment? Everyone Knows It's Indie Mindy Smith

Michael Bialas | Posted 11.24.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Writing and singing sad, sad songs is Mindy Smith's specialty. But just hearing those words on a record is like buying a one-way ticket on her emotional journey.

Florence Brings the Machine to Jones Beach

Salvatore Bono | Posted 11.18.2012 | New York
Salvatore Bono

On the second night of her new tour around North America in support of her internationally acclaimed album, Ceremonials, Florence made her Long Island debut. Florence's machine was ready to ignite a musical storm at the beach.

Amanda Palmer: The Crancing Queen

Holly Cara Price | Posted 11.11.2012 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

When Amanda Palmer climbed up on stage to play, the word YES was written on her chest in large black letters. Which kind of says it all -- in a nutshell -- about this artist, and the way she shows up in the world.

WATCH: Concert Fails! Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Pink And More Crooners Fall On Stage

Posted 08.22.2012 | Comedy

Beyonce and Rihanna are some of the best movers and shakers in the business. Despite having the right dance steps, they still trip up every once in a ...

Red Rocks/Jack White Heat: High Art in Colorado

Michael Bialas | Posted 10.14.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

There's no 50 shades of gray matter here. It's as clear as black and white that Jack White has it made.

Down Home in New York With Ollabelle

Joanna Colangelo | Posted 10.10.2012 | New York
Joanna Colangelo

Hot dogs smoked on grills, peach iced tea chilled in coolers and New Yorkers sat on asphalt, ready to leave the day's work behind them and enjoy a free Ollabelle concert. I could hardly think of a more appropriate band to usher in an informal, outdoor music series.

A Hard Day's Night Out With Steve Earle, Los Lobos

Michael Bialas | Posted 10.05.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

After four songs, Los Lobos spokesman Cesar Rosas, who had the unenviable task of zapping some energy into the crowd, said, "Can y'all breathe all right?... I need some tequila."