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Backstage Pass: With Lindi Ortega at AmericanaFest

Michael Bialas | Posted 09.25.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Onstage, this feisty cowpunk of Mexican-Irish descent talks tough, wears cowboys boots that match the color of her ruby-red lipstick (and her Gibson J-200) and prefers to sing Johnny Cash instead of Bob Dylan.

Riot Fest Music Festival 2014: Up Close (Photos)

Lindsey Best | Posted 09.18.2014 | Entertainment
Lindsey Best

This year, in celebration of their 10th year anniversary, 10 bands performed their classic albums in their entirety.

How Will You Teach Your Child Morality Without Religion?

Todd Kashdan | Posted 01.20.2013 | Parents
Todd Kashdan

When kids understand pain, they understand how to cope with stress and how to play well with others -- something you can teach with and without religion.

PHOTOS: No, It's Not Coachella; The Lineup's Just That Good

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 12.12.2011 | Los Angeles

For twenty-two years, KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas concert has provided a lineup of iconic rock groups at Universal's Gibson Amphitheater. Put on ...

Rock Legend Arrested For Overdosing On Heroin In Front Of Son

tmz.com | 46 Minutes Ago by TMZ Staff   | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Former "Social Distortion" drummer Casey Royer was arrested in Orange County last week -- after the 52-year-old punk legend allegedly OD'd on heroin i...

Henry Rollins at Largo: Hero Time Starts Right Now

S.X. Rosenstock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
S.X. Rosenstock

Henry Rollins pounced onto the stage to demonstrate relentless curiosity about the world and concern for it as he performed the first in a series of spoken word shows celebrating his fiftieth birthday.

Wanda Jackson Parties On: Every Inch an Elvis

S.X. Rosenstock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
S.X. Rosenstock

With her brand-spanking-new Jack White-produced album, The Party Ain't Over, Wanda Jackson, 73, is making her case not for mere rock and roll relevance. She's cementing her status as royalty.

PLAY > SKIP: This Week's New Music

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

In the dead of winter, great music is busting through the frozen underground. The mainstream acts may be arriving soon, but this week it's a perfect storm of indie bliss.

Riot Fests & Bloody Wars: Conversations with Less Than Jake and Christopher King, Plus KT Tunstall's Video Exclusive Pt. 2

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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PHOTOS: Lollapalooza Takes Over Chicago

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago was taken over by Lollapalooza this weekend. From the South Loop to Navy Pier, the music coming from Grant Park can be heard--but it was even ...