Festivals

Janelle Monae, The 1975, Make California Rocker ‘Coachella Select’ Video Playlist

By DONNA BALANCIA Coachella Music Festival brings talent from all over the United States and abroad to Indio, Calif., and this year, international-sounding music is more evident than ever. Check out the California Rocker “Coachella […]

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Blood Orange Brings Message-Driven Electronic R&B to The Roxy April 11

By DONNA BALANCIA Blood Orange, AKA Devonté Hynes, takes a new approach with electronic-alternative R&B, giving a new voice to some of society’s most persistently oppressive issues. Hynes, the multi-instrumentalist and producer known as Blood […]

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Auctions

‘Setlists For Young Voices’ Auctions Off Famous Setlists to Benefit Teen Writers

By DOTTIE PARIS Original setlists from Patti Smith, REM and Janelle Monáe’s upcoming Coachella performance will go on the auction block to benefit programs for young writers. “Setlists For Young Voices​” aims to benefit programs for […]

FILM AND TV

Alejandro Aranda Brings it Home with Post Malone’s ‘I Fall Apart’ on ‘American Idol’

By JOHN DALY Alejandro Aranda crushed the competition again on American Idol Monday night, performing Post Malone’s “I Fall Apart” for his Top 20 solo. Aranda’s performance was held at historic Los Angeles concert venue […]

New Music

Billie Eilish Ponders What Dreams Are with Debut Album ‘When We Fall Asleep Where Do We Go?’

By JOHN DALY Billie Eilish, today’s symbol of teen angst, has released her much-anticipated debut album, When We Fall Asleep Where Do We Go? on Darkroom-Interscope today. The lead single “Bad Guy” is getting a lot […]

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VIDEO: Lana Del Rey Thanks New Orleans Audience for ‘Indulging My Folk Sensibility’

By JOHN DALY Lana Del Rey gave her first performance of the year, headlining the Buku Music + Art Project at Mardi Gras World in New Orleans. Check out her medley of “Mariners Apartment Complex,”  “Video […]

FILM AND TV

Watch Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio in Trailer for Tarantino Film, ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Mike Moh’s Bruce Lee Portrayal Shines By DONNA BALANCIA Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio take center stage in the new trailer for Quentin Tarantino’s July release “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.” “Once Upon a […]

FILM AND TV

Watch Pomona Musician Alejandro Aranda AKA Scary Pool Party Wow Judges on American Idol

By JOHN DALY Pomona Musician Alejandro Aranda gave the performance of a lifetime on American Idol Tuesday. Aranda performed his original song, “Out Loud,” and left the three judges, Lionel Riichie, Luke Bryan and Katy […]

Country Music

Post Malone Joins Tim McGraw, Miranda Lambert at Cheyenne Frontier Days in July

By JOHN DALY Post Malone will join a lineup of country music superstars to perform at Cheyenne Frontier Days Thursday, July 25.  Tim McGraw, Keith Urban, Miranda Lambert, Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts and others have […]

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FILM AND TV

Academy Awards Tonight: ‘A Star Is Born,’ ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Expected to Hit the High Notes

Music Movies Lead Oscars Tonight By JOHN DALY Read about the Oscar Winners here “A Star Is Born” is nominated for eight Academy Awards and “Bohemian Rhapsody” has a chance for five statuettes to represent […]

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Watch: Little May Releases Video for ‘Apples’ Off Upcoming Album ‘Blame My Body’

Little May has released “Apples,” the first single off their upcoming album, Blame My Body. The album comes out May 3. With “Apples,” Australia-based friends Liz Drummond and Hannah Field have teamed up to take the singer-songwriter […]

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UPDATED: Case is Still Open for Musician Matt Yu Believed to Have Died from Hit and Run

By JOHN DALY UPDATE: The investigation into what is believed to be the hit-and-run death of New York musician Matt Yu is still ongoing, according to the Coroner’s Office in Solano County, Calif. The case […]

Classic Rock

Lindsey Buckingham Recuperating After Open Heart Surgery But Suffers Vocal Cord Damage

By DONNA BALANCIA Lindsey Buckingham is recuperating at home following emergency heart surgery, but has suffered vocal cord damage, according to his wife, Kristen Buckingham via Twitter.  The wife of Fleetwood Mac’s former guitarist said […]

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Classic Rock

Rod Stewart and Live Nation Entertainment Team on Exclusive Multi-Year Touring Deal

By JOHN DALY Sir Rod Stewart and Live Nation Entertainment have announced an exclusive multi-year global touring partnership through which Live Nation will produce and promote the famous UK Rocker’s concert events internationally. Stewart is […]