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Chrissie Hynde at a north London recording studio, Tuesday, June 10, 2014, following the release of her first solo venture, entitled Stockholm, six years  after the last Pretenders album. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)

Chrissie Hynde a Pretender no more on ‘Stockholm’

LONDON (AP) — Chrissie Hynde’s new record, “Stockholm,” is the first in her 35-year career without the Pretenders name on the cover. But she says it’s not so much a solo album — more a […]

06/11/2014

Michael Jackson's doctor Conrad Murray sits in a courtroom during his involuntary manslaughter trial in Los Angeles Oct. 21, 2011. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, Pool, File)

State Supreme Court refuses to review conviction of Michael Jackson’s doctor

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The California Supreme Court declined today to review the case against Dr. Conrad Murray, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for giving singer Michael Jackson a fatal dose of the anesthetic […]

04/24/2014

Beyonce, left, and Jay-Z perform "Drunk in Love" at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Jay-Z and Beyonce to perform at the Rose Bowl

PASADENA (CNS) – The Pasadena City Council today gave its blessing to a proposed concert featuring Jay-Z and Beyonce at the Rose Bowl. The city has a limit on the number of large events that […]

04/23/2014

Recording artist Jay-Z. (AP Photo/Gary He, File)

Grand Park’s music festival with Jay Z

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Rapper Jay-Z is scheduled to join Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and L.A. County Supervisor Gloria Molina today to announce details of a two-day music festival to be held at downtown’s […]

04/16/2014

June 10, 2000: Annie Lennox, left, and Dave Stewart as the Eurythmics performing on stage at the Rock at the Ring three-day music festival at the Nuerburgring race circuit in Nuerburg, Germany. (AP Photo/Pool)

Sweet dream: Eurythmics uniting at Beatles tribute

NEW YORK (AP) — The Eurythmics are reuniting — to pay tribute to the Beatles. The Recording Academy announced Monday that Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart will perform as a duo for “The Night That […]

01/06/2014

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Money 101 dips into the music business

How to find the right music teacher and how much do they cost? Money 101 host Bob McCormick talks with the “Burst Brothers” — Dave Belzer and Drew Berlin (www.theburstbrothers.com).

12/02/2013

(Photo credit: Grammy In The Schools.com)

Grammy Camp applications open for next sessions

SANTA MONICA (CNS) – High school students considering a career in music and administrators in charge of music programs have until Oct. 22 to apply for the 10th annual Grammy Camp next summer and the […]

09/24/2013

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Parents TV council urges action against MTV for Cyrus performance

If Miley Cyrus’ anctics on the MTV Video Music Awards show outraged you as a parent, the Parents Televsion Council (a watchdog group) says you need to complain and hold MTV accountable. Here’s Paul Porter, […]

08/26/2013

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Fairs and Festivals

It’s your last weekend to check out the Orange County Fair and the Ventura County Fair, both end Sunday. Or if you’re in the mood for music head to Pasadena on Saturday the 10th for […]

08/09/2013

Mick Jagger, left, Keith Richards, center, and Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones perform on the kick-off of the band's "50 and Counting" tour at the Staples Center on Friday, May 3, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Mumfords close Glastonbury after Stones triumph

LONDON (AP) – Mumford & Sons brought the Glastonbury Festival to a foot-stomping close Sunday, with many music fans still on a high from the Rolling Stones’ first-ever gig at Britain’s leading music extravaganza. The […]

06/30/2013

K-Mart's Big Gas Savings ad posted on YouTube.

K-Mart’s ‘Big Gas Savings’ turns heads

K-Mart’s “Ship My Pants” ad is now being followed up with their “Big Gas Savings” ad. In case you missed the “Ship My Pants” ad, here it is:      

05/23/2013

14-year-old Tina S. from her YouTube video.

Move over, Eddie: Teen girl shreds Van Halen cover

A 14-year-old girl named Tina S. may be the next Eddie Van Halen. In a clip recently posted to YouTube, Tina shows off her otherworldly guitar chops with a cover of the solo from Van […]

05/22/2013

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