• Ryan Cabrera Hosts Another Living Room Concert, Features Evan Ross

    Ryan Cabrera is hosting another Live from Ryan's Living Room concert this Sunday, featuring musical acts like Evan Ross, benefiting Face Forward L.A.

    Us Weekly
  • Desmond Child Talks GLAAD Nashville Concert and LGBT Equality (AUDIO)

    This week I talked with Grammy winning songwriter producer Desmond Child about his upcoming performance at Ty Herndon and GLAAD's Concert for Love and Acceptance that takes place at City Winery in Nashville, Tennessee on June 12th. Child will join other celebrities and artists including country…

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  • A-Sides With Jon Chattman: Clearly Not 'Out of Time' -- Stone Temple Pilots' Chester Bennington and Dean DeLeo Discuss the Evolution and Future of the Band

    Photo and video interview by shootmepeter.comSome bands lose or cut ties with lead singers and simply call it quits or find a similar-sounding singer to front the band and coast on a novelty tour each year. Not Stone Temple Pilots. With the addition of Linkin Park's Chester Bennington a few years…

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    Music Fans Cry Out Against Billboard Award Winner Iggy Azalea

    Thousands of music fans petition for Iggy Azalea to retract her "Top Song" Billboard Award.

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  • At 72, Brazilian stars celebrate half-century of friendship

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A university student by the name of Caetano Veloso struck up a conversation one day with a fellow student, a budding musician with a local TV gig. It was a chance encounter that helped change the face of Brazilian music and launched a friendship that has continued for more…

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  • Quoted: Checking in on Jay Z’s Tidal music streaming service

    “When you make music, your goal is to get it everywhere, not to make it exclusive. That’s the way the music industry works.” — Alice Enders, music industry analyst, on

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  • A Eurovision Vision Without the UK

    Criticism over the dearth of decent song entries from the UK gaped at us once too many times on Saturday night, as we stared back not so much in embarrassment as in shame. The appalling UK entry of this year's Eurovision's Song Contest was like telling the rest of Europe that it was a waste of…

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  • Bono Honors U2 Tour Manager at Forum Show: 'We Lost a Member of Our Family'

    U2 took a pause during its sold-out show at The Forum in Los Angeles on Wednesday night to honor a loss of "family": the band’s longtime tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, who died earlier in the day.  Bono paid homage to Sheehan early in the set, as he introduced “Iris” from Songs of Innocence. U2 is…

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  • Christian Group Releases Rap Song In Support Of Ted Cruz

    A group of musicians calling themselves "We Are Watchmen" released a hip-hop song Wednesday in which they declared they are "all in" for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who is running for president in 2016.The performers describe themselves on their website as part of a "movement that uses music and…

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  • In the Mood for a Melody? 8 D.C. Restaurants and Bars With Live Piano Music

    Where to hear piano music with a drink in hand, from sing-alongs at Mr. Smith's new Georgetown location to old-school dining rooms with live jazz. Here are eight restaurants and bars in the Washington area that offer live piano music for a classy dinner out or a late night karaoke option.

    Eater DC
  • Musician With Heart Transplant Creates Music That Heals Hearts

    Paul Cardall is an internationally acclaimed pianist whose bestselling music is making huge--yet peaceful--waves. His fifteenth album, 40 Hymns for Forty Days recently debuted as the #1 Billboard New Age Album. This is his seventh album to make the lists on Billboard and his second to top the…

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  • Martina McBride, Miranda Lambert Ticked Off With Country Music Radio Consultant's Sexist Comments: Read Their Rants

    Country superstars Martina McBride and Miranda Lambert slammed a country music radio consultant for his sexist comments about female artists -- read their rants

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    Orbert Davis wants to keep Jazz Alive in schools

    Award-winning Chicago musician Orbert Davis is best known as a world class jazz trumpet virtuoso, but he's also an educator who wants to keep music in schools.

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  • 'We Have Reached a Sweet Spot': Fun Fun Fun Fest Founders Talk 10 Year Anniversary, Announce 2015 Lineup

    The Austin, Tx. festival celebrates 10 years (and lots of tacos launched from a cannon) this year. It's founders James Moody and Graham Williams -- and Judas Priest's Rob Halford and Run-DMC's Rev. Run -- on its 10 years of innovative insanity.

  • This Out Musician's Latest Video Aims To Explore 'The Overall Human Experience' In Relationships

    Indiana-based singer-songwriter Matt Gold says the video for his new track, "Low," is inspired from "having been broken down" in his relationships. The song, which was released in April, melds Gold's haunting melodies with personal lyrics. The out musician, who has developed a cult following with…

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  • Alesso Releases Long-Awaited Debut Studio Album 'Forever'

    Alesso, known for high-profile remixes, his smash hit "Heroes (We Could Be)" featuring Tove Lo and coming in at No. 15 on DJ Magazine's list of the top 100 DJs, finally debuted his long awaited studio album, "Forever." Before Ultra Music Festival we sat down with the Swedish electronic-dance music…

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  • Vintage Style Chat With Soul Singer Leon Bridges

    Leon Bridges has been quietly building a following with his hit song "Coming Home" topping digital music charts in the midst of touring music festivals across the globe. With his debut album Coming Home hitting stores on June 23, his Sam Cooke-inspired vocals and vintage love affair are major…

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  • Sing It Out at These 10 Karaoke Bars in Austin

    Sing, sing a song, make it simple (with alcohol).

    Eater Austin