Making it happen. Getting it done. Those are traits I admire, and this week they are on full display at Live Nation in an announcement made by Billy Corgan and the Smashing Pumpkins.
"There are venues that go hand-in-hand with their operators, and the Greek is one of them. You can't say Greek without saying Nederlander. It's Nederlander that has brought the Greek again to be a world class venue over the last decade."
Powerhouse band Panic! At the Disco brought their signature complex multi-leveled sound and pounding beat to the Greek Theater in Los Angeles this summer, keeping the SRO crowd on their feet with their current hits as well as old favorites
The Summer Solstice was greeted Friday night by a duo of rock'n roll staples at San Francisco's newest (semi-permanent) venue, the America's Cup Pavilion (Pier 23).
With Yellowcard's release of the acoustic version of their critically-acclaimed album When You're Through Thinking, Say Yes last week, it only proved that Yellowcard is indeed back.
The Atlanta gathering has been on hiatus since 2006, but returns this weekend with a lineup that will remind festivalgoers why this fest was so influential during its heyday in the late 1990s.
Kennedy's assassination, the ongoing turmoil of resistance to integration and the escalation of the Vietnam War gave the singers a new identity. At the center of the storm was Phil Ochs.
(Image via Planet Magazine) Steve Lazarides is best known for popularizing street art, most prominently as Banksy's dealer, an association that h...
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When Richard Wagner, a brash young composer of then little distinction, attended one of the first performances of Hector Berlioz's Roméo et Juliette symphony in the Paris of 1839, he was knocked off his feet.
Lyle Lovett's tour offered a model of what a great show should be like, sweetened by the sort of sensible prices that were especially appealing on a recent August evening.
Women's organizations today demanded the resignation of Simpson, indicating that Simpson and his Commission could be a greater political liability among women voters than most observers initially suspected.
After nearly 50 years in show business, Bettye LaVette still brings the pain to every performance. The praise has been so overwhelming for LaVette since she emerged from years of obscurity that at first it may all seem like hype.
I attended a briefing this past week that still has me glowing with inspiration. It was a reminder of the miraculous potential of service and the raw power of music.
It's good that strip-mining, tar sands, hydro-fracking, oil spilling -- this flood of nightmares is scaring us silly. We're getting that energy extraction has consequences on this earth. What could be more important than that?