Before she was picked to sing back-up for Michael Jackson's ill-fated 2009 London shows, Judith Hill was a relatively unknown perfomer from Pasadena. When Hill appeared near the end of Jackson's memorial service to lead the stage in singing "Heal The World," most of the Staples Center audience did ... More >>
Steve ApplefordThe oracle came to Angelo Moore in 1989. It was during a tour with his band Fishbone, as they waited to cross the U.S.-Canadian border in the misty, early morning hours. Moore suddenly found himself face-to-face with the great bluesman B.B. King, who had a profound message for ... More >>
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An event marking the one-year anniversary of the death of Michael Jackson will take place Saturday at the Beverly Hilton hotel. With ticket prices of $150 to $500, the public was invited to check out performances by the Chi Lites and Randy Jackson's daughter, Genevieve Jackson. When the Week ... More >>
Mary J. Blige has partnered up with American Idol's Randy Jackson (who plays bass), plus Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker, Steve Vai, and Michael Jackson's former touring guitarist Orianthi, to record versions of Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven" and "Whole Lotta Love." This strange project was pro ... More >>
Okay, here's something oddly alluring and potentially surreal: LiveNation has just announced that a 50 piece orchestra will be performing eighteen Led Zeppelin songs at the Wiltern on January 30. The vocalist? Randy Jackson. No, not that Randy Jackson. Nor the other Randy Jackson. But another Randy ... More >>
Must the show go on at Smashbox?
When the music was fast, and the players anonymous