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A Queen Turns 80 and Prepares for Reinvention

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 09.28.2014 | Los Angeles
Charles Karel Bouley

As she turns 80, there she sits, a defiant reminder of a times past; a luxurious venue for times present and through several reinventions currently underway will be a part of the Long Beach skyline in times future.

Lady Gaga Takes Tel Aviv and Leaves Monsters Wanting More

David Duran | Posted 09.16.2014 | Entertainment
David Duran

Although the actual stage show wasn't as elaborate as some might have anticipated, the lights and sound, in addition to Gaga's energy was enough to keep the crowd on their feet for the entire set.

A Gathering of the Tribes, Unity in the Black Hills

Jacob Devaney | Posted 09.11.2014 | Green
Jacob Devaney

Their ancient love, reverence, and commitment to honoring the land is an example to everyone around the world during a time when industry has threatened the very fabric of life on the planet.

Best Spots for Live Music: 10 Hotels From Las Vegas To Mexico

Oyster | Posted 10.07.2014 | Travel
Oyster

From poolside DJ sets to soulful jazz in a cozy lounge, hotels give their guests a unique way to enjoy the city without leaving the grounds. If you're someone who loves to kick back and enjoy live music, you'll definitely want to bookmark these 10 hotels!

Take One And Be Done

Brian Friedman | Posted 10.04.2014 | Entertainment
Brian Friedman

As soon as the band comes on, I see a better portion of the audience bust out their camera phones and hold them up for (most of) the performance, snapping photos and taking video. They're blocking the person behind them, looking up at their phone instead of at the human beings playing live music in front of them.

The Aquabats! Celebrate Their 20th Anniversary at Comic-Con as They Ponder the Group's Next Move

Jim Hill | Posted 09.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

First the good news ... The Aquabats are celebrating their 20th anniversary as a band this year. And thanks to their Emmy Award-winning television series, The Aquabats! Super Show! on HUB Network, the 'Bats have greatly expanded their audience over the past three years.

User-Unfriendly Online Ticket Sales

Steve Pociask | Posted 09.17.2014 | Business
Steve Pociask

In the airline industry, there are plenty of intermediaries that search and provide reliable fare information that saves time and money for consumers. Ideally, for online ticket buyers, there should be "all-in" price data too, but industry standards are missing.

The Piano Man and Nostalgia: On Listening to the Words We Sing

Alan Krinsky | Posted 09.06.2014 | Arts
Alan Krinsky

After about three and a half decades of listening to his music, I saw and heard Billy Joel perform live recently at Fenway Park. Even though it was a stadium show, the sound proved stunningly sharp. His voice was strong and the lyrics quite clear. The audience, however, puzzled me.

Concert Etiquette: Get With the Program

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 08.25.2014 | Arts
Bonni Brodnick

I recently attended a senior-thesis violin recital at Juilliard, the prestigious arts conservatory in New York City. The talent before us was brilliant. The audience behavior around me was appalling.

Ryan Star Captivates, Blows Minds at Sold-Out Rockwood Shows

Max Lugavere | Posted 08.23.2014 | New York
Max Lugavere

Friday night Dix Hills-born Ryan Star, the Paper Magazine-dubbed "alt-rock Frank Ocean," brought the house down at one of his summer residency shows at Rockwood Music Hall on the lower east side.

The Entrancing Musical Experience of Yann Tiersen

Molly Fosco | Posted 08.19.2014 | Arts
Molly Fosco

Yann Tiersen's performance is a unique live music experience that will take you completely out of the present, only to put you right back in at the moments when you can truly appreciate his talent.

Maxi Priest Hits His Groove at B.B. King's Blues Club

Dwight Brown | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

At age 53, 26 years after his career began, his dreads are almost floor-length (the ladies were pulling on them all night), his face is fuller and he has over two decades of hits to sing.

On June 2, 2014 at Black Cat, Something Special Happened

Ben E. Kessler | Posted 08.04.2014 | DC
Ben E. Kessler

With the organized chaos of a controlled experiment, Priests precisely executed a set for the ages. Borrowing from moments from each part of their short career, the band ignited the crowd in joy and frenzy.

Turn it Off: Cell Phones and Concert Culture

North by Northwestern | Posted 08.02.2014 | College
North by Northwestern

My friends and I had never been to Wicker Park before. We were told that as fans of "hipster" culture, we would be right at home among the old record and book stores and trendy eateries.

The Ultimate Summer Music Guide For The '80s Music Fan

Wendi Aarons | Posted 08.02.2014 | Fifty
Wendi Aarons

Video may have killed the radio star, but never fear, music fans! Bands that were big in the '80s are coming to a stadium near you this summer, for "reunion," "farewell," and "redux" tours -- because the radio star needs to pay for college for his kids, and rebuild the retirement account that was wasted on hookers and blow back in the peak earning years.

Arcade Fire Announces Surprise Show in L.A.

Art Tavana | Posted 10.20.2014 | Los Angeles
Art Tavana

This comes on the heels of the band closing out Coachella weekend one; which included a much talked about cover of "Heart of Glass" with Blondie's Debbie Harry.

Blood Orange Amazes All At Great American Music Hall

Adam Rutkowski | Posted 06.17.2014 | San Francisco
Adam Rutkowski

The collection of talented people giving life to the unique sound of Blood Orange's music was quite a sight to see.

A Lifetime of Music

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

For my birthday this year, my oldest daughter got us tickets to see Neil Finn at Town Hall in New York City. Now, most people have never heard of Ne...

Cher's Retiring, Right After She Finishes Another Farewell Tour

Chris Sosa | Posted 06.10.2014 | Entertainment
Chris Sosa

Pushing 70, apparently no one has told the perpetually youthful icon what it means to be a senior citizen. More likely, Cher just doesn't care. She's currently on the Dressed to Kill Tour, jokingly described as a "farewell farewell tour."

When The Beach Boys Were Teen Idols

Patrick Hess | Posted 06.08.2014 | Entertainment
Patrick Hess

Looking back I realize the impact music had on our family. Every one of us bought 45's for our personal record players in our rooms. At every age in our home, music was a dynamic that tied us together.

Yes, Miley Cyrus Bawled Hysterically in Concert, Because She's a Human

Chris Sosa | Posted 06.03.2014 | Celebrity
Chris Sosa

It was a surreal spectacle to witness during a big-budget pop show in which so much as an unplanned stumble make headlines.

The Magic of Red Rocks

Samuel Faktorow | Posted 05.24.2014 | Denver
Samuel Faktorow

Simply put, Red Rocks is a unique place that holds a special spot in the hearts of millions of people from all walks of life.

Typhoon Makes Everyone Feel Better at the 9:30 Club

Josh Rosenblum | Posted 05.22.2014 | DC
Josh Rosenblum

This past Wednesday at the 9:30 Club, something happened that may not transpire again until the next time Typhoon comes back through town: from a vant...

Basia Bulat, Tall Tall Shadow and a Sacred Live Show

Stephanie Keller | Posted 05.20.2014 | Entertainment
Stephanie Keller

I began listening to the entirety of her new album, Tall Tall Shadow on repeat (where she plays four instruments including the charango and autoharp) and jumped at the chance to see her live.

A Dozen Music Choices for All Ages

Josh Rosenblum | Posted 05.12.2014 | Arts
Josh Rosenblum

"Concerts for All Ages," will bring music lovers great new music in an online series.