Gibson Amphitheatre, the mainstay mid-size concert venue at Universal City, will close its doors in September, according to its operator Live Nation Entertainment.
As announced in December 2011, the 6,200-capacity amphitheatre is expected to be demolished to make way for The Wizarding World of Har ... More >>
Friday, April 13
Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival
EMPIRE POLO CLUB
Although it's unlikely that the Rolling Stones and their sprawling entourage will descend on this sun-baked music festival for a surprise set, as was rumored earlier this year, there are still many intriguing storylines scatte ... More >>
Friday, Feb. 8
Barbra Streisand's award-winning directorial debut, Yentl, returns to the big screen at the Egyptian Theatre at 7:30 p.m. The musical that originated "Papa, Can You Hear Me?" and "The Way He Makes Me Feel" by composer Michel Legrand and lyricists Alan and Marilyn Bergman follows one ... More >>
Someone's trying to punk ex-Variety editor Peter Bart and Fox News bloodhound Bill O'Reilly with a fake email invitation to their pre-gay-wedding coming out parties.
LOL? Bart was certainly no force for diversity at L.A.-based showbiz publication Variety, but we never understood him to be a gay bas ... More >>
Updated at the bottom with more on the glamorous Lange.
Originally posted April 11 at 5:35 p.m.
Clark Gable Jr.'s live-in girlfriend died mysteriously this morning at the couple's mansion in Malibu. (Yes, Clark Gable Jr., the son of the Hollywood legend. No, not Clark Gable III, the grandson of th ... More >>
A-Trak will have you know that he isn't just a DJ -- he's a turntablist. Raised in Montreal and now based in New York, he was just 15 when he won the DMC World Championship, the prestigious DJ battle competition.
Now 30 and half of the dance production duo Duck Sauce, he's scored a pair of ubiqui ... More >>
It's a different kind of crush for Dave Matthews. He may not want you to drink the water, but the musician has collaborated with award-winning winemaker Steve Reeder to create a line of vino they're calling Dreaming Tree Wines, after the Dave Matthews Band track "The Dreaming Tree" from the 1998 alb ... More >>
For those about to drink, AC/DC would like you to try their Shiraz.
The Australian band has joined forces with New South Wales-based winery Warburn Estate to produce four bottled varieties named after their biggest hits, the (UK) Daily Mail reports. AC/DC The Wine selections incl ... More >>
Timothy Norris[The one and only Henry Rollins contributes a weekly column and far-reaching reportage to the music section of the LA Weekly. Look for your weekly Henry Rollins fix right here on West Coast Sound every Wednesday and make sure to tune in to Henry's KCRW radio show every Saturday ... More >>
Lina Lecaro Videos and vamps- Tigerheat eye candyWanna see the hottest hits and soon-to-be hits really pop on the dance floor? There really is no place like Tigerheat, the exuberant, mostly gay gathering held every Thursday at Avalon. It'd been a while since we popped in, so we forgot just ho ... More >>
Elizabeth FladunBetty LaVetteOne of the best Betty LaVette stories came out of the veteran soul singer's performance a couple years ago at the Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, D.C. In a nod to one of the year's honorees, the Who, LaVette delivered a show-stopping rendition of "Love Reign ... More >>
Bunnies makin' babies.It was only a matter of time.
It's been said that Madlib owns over two tons of vinyl, and you can be damn sure that collection is free of the standard thrift shop filler.
No Herb Alpert and his Tijuana Brass. No Barbra Streisand embracing Kris Kristofferson. No holida ... More >>
Roger Bennett and Josh Kun are the masterminds behind the amazing Jews on Vinyl project, where they have digged deep to retell "the history of Jewish recorded music from the 1940s to the 1980s, weaving an account that begins with sacred songs and ends with the triumvirate of Neil Diamond, Bar ... More >>
The new version of "We Are the World" recorded by Quincy Jones and a galaxy of stars will be unveiled tonight during that big Olympics brouhaha on NBC, but MTV News has already been offering up a torrent of videos, photos, and tasty news morsels.
For example, look at this picture here:
Photo by Ke ... More >>
Like many a young woman, Viola Sator came to Los Angles to be an actress and ended up waiting tables. Unlike many a young woman, she's parlayed her interest in the human psyche into work as a hypnotherapist. "I was always interested in how characters were developed and when I waitress at Cole's, I l ... More >>
Julien's Auctions‚ÄčThere are no fewer than two Hollywood memorabilia auctions taking place this week. Calabasas' Profiles in History is running one of its periodic prop-and-costume bidding wars ("Ever dream of getting into Megan Fox's shorts?" asks today's L.A. Daily News. "It'll only cost you abou ... More >>
There's a good chance you've seen this already at least once, but if not, it's definitely NSFW, but it is safe for a good yuk with your headphones on. Short version: a Christian Bale spazz-out tantrum was leaked to the internet this week, and remixers immediately got to work harnessing the tirade ... More >>