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Lake Street Dive, Rachael Price Bring Bad Self Portraits Into Focus

Michael Bialas | Posted 04.20.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Newfound fame and adulation might be dizzying -- "We're trying not to let it overwhelm us," Price said over the phone as the wheels kept turning -- but Lake Street Dive is grounded enough to realize what it means to finally stand in the on-deck circle with home run potential.

Popcorn Preview: True Detective

Leslie Sisman | Posted 04.04.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Our sense is that True Detective will be as much about understanding what happened between Hart and Cohle as solving a murder. Because of the interviews, we know something about how things turn out. But that only makes it harder to work out.

Hit and Myth: Inside Llewyn Davis

Laura Shamas, Ph.D. | Posted 02.21.2014 | Entertainment
Laura Shamas, Ph.D.

What happens to a musician when desperation overshadows inspiration? The atmospheric new film Inside Llewyn Davis, written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, tracks a grieving folk singer-songwriter in search of his Muse -- or any Muse.

Christopher Rosen

Meet The World's Leading Musician: The Punch Brothers

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.11.2013 | Entertainment

At the "Another Day, Another Time: Celebrating The Music Of "Inside Llewyn Davis'" concert event in New York this past September, The Punch Brothers -...

Mike Ryan

How The Catchiest Song Of The Year Was Made

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 12.02.2013 | Entertainment

Right smack in the middle of "Inside Llewyn Davis," Joel and Ethan Coen's ode to New York City's folk music scene of the early 1960s, the audience is ...

AFI Fest Review: Inside Llewyn Davis

Tony Bartolone | Posted 01.26.2014 | Entertainment
Tony Bartolone

Inside Llewyn Davis plays out like a prayer sung in the freezing dark of night to a bright, warm future morning to come. It is the story of a man left out in the cold with only his guitar and his songs.

Why T Bone Burnett Left 'Nashville'

Posted 10.31.2013 | TV

T Bone Burnett, Hollywood's prolific producer for soundtracks (like the Grammy-winning "O Brother, Where Art Thou?") and musicians (Elton John, Lisa M...

Paul McCartney's "Queenie Eye," Plus Chatting With The Rubens' Sam Margin, Sam Phillips and The Swimming Pool Q's' Jeff Calder, Plus a Tennis Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"We spent twenty years of our lives not playing music together but being interested in it. Then suddenly, things all work out. "Why don't we just do it together? We live together. It's much more convenient. Why don't we just make a band in our home?""

Review: Elton John, The Diving Board

Judah Joseph | Posted 11.20.2013 | Entertainment
Judah Joseph

Back with his 13th solo album, Elton John's The Diving Board is slated for release in the United States by Capitol Records on September 24, 2013.

Stream Elton John's New Album

Posted 09.12.2013 | Entertainment

Elton John is gearing up to release his 30th studio album, which is also his first solo release in seven years. Now the 66-year-old singer is giving f...

Inside Llewyn Davis: A Coen Brothers Odyssey

Corinna Clendenen | Posted 11.04.2013 | Entertainment
Corinna Clendenen

Inside Llewyn Davis is a compassionate reminder of how hard it is to be an artist, and of the great legacy musicians leave behind. At the end of the day, when a civilization is assessed with the clarity of historical perspective, it is the arts that most define it: architecture, painting, plays, philosophy, music.

A Conversation With Paramore's Haley Williams, Plus Elton John's "Mexican Vacation" Video

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.29.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"None of the songs are wholly about losing two band members and going through that drama, they are all parts and pieces of our daily life. It's not an autobiography of Paramore."

Justin Timberlake Skips Big Benefit

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 10.20.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — The Coen brothers and T Bone Burnett will celebrate the folk music of their 1960s Greenwich Village comic drama "Inside Llewyn Davis"...

WATCH: Elton John Is Ready To Jump

Posted 07.16.2013 | Entertainment

Elton John is set to release his first solo LP in seven years this September, a much-anticipated collection of 12 new songs and three piano interludes...

First Listen At Mumford Song From New Coen Brothers Film

Posted 07.01.2013 | Entertainment

The latest trailer for "Inside Llewyn Davis" offers fans a first listen at Marcus Mumford's cover of "Fare Thee Well (Dink's Song)." Co-sung by Mum...

'Nashville' Might Sound Very Different Next Season ...

Posted 10.31.2013 | TV

There's more drama in "Nashville"! The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively that executive music producer T Bone Burnett will not be returning f...

Would You See A Musical By Stephen King?

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 08.07.2013 | Arts

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Stephen King and John Mellencamp had a simple problem when they started the long odyssey to create a musical. "Quite frankly...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Sibling Thrivalry with The Secret Sisters and Baby Bee

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.03.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Growing up, my older sister and I used to record videos of ourselves performing with our respective Cabbage Patch Kids (street cred be damned) to paro...

Hangout and About, Part 2: Ryan Bingham Will Ring Your Decibels

Michael Bialas | Posted 07.07.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Ryan Bingham might look, act and talk like a cowboy, and maybe that's where his crazy heart ultimately lies. But there's more to the singer-songwriter...

A Conversation With Betty Buckley

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 05.12.2013 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

For Buckley playing a female impersonator in Drood was pivotal. Not only did she earn a tony award, the part would lead to a longstanding fascination with singing classic standards that were written for men.

The Real Hunger Games: A Place at the Table

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.01.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Mired in the politics of farm subsidies, food stamps, and sidelined by well-meaning charities and food pantries, a focus on the scandal of millions of working Americans who have little access to healthy food is hurt by the shame attached to hunger, and its flip side, poverty.

Elton John, Mumford & Sons To Honor Levon Helm

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 02.07.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- Elton John and Mumford & Sons will hit the Grammys stage to pay tribute to Levon Helm. The Recording Academy announced Wednesday that T B...

The Real Star Of 'Nashville'

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 12.11.2012 | TV

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Buddy Miller says these days it's not unusual for duet partners to cut their love songs syllable by syllable while never even seei...

Jaimie Etkin

TV's Cutest Stars Lennon & Maisy Talk 'Nashville,' Connie Britton & More

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaimie Etkin | Posted 10.19.2012 | TV

If you aren't yet smitten with Lennon and Maisy Stella -- the real-life sisters who play Connie Britton's daughters on ABC's "Nashville" (Wednesdays a...

Even If You Aren't A Little Bit Country, Give 'Nashville' A Try

Maureen Ryan | Posted 10.09.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

"Nashville's" most surprising accomplishment is that it invents its own genre: It's a high-class entertainment that takes its locale and its characters seriously and treats the audience to some enjoyable music along the way.