MIKE LOVE INTERVIEW

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Mike Love, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, lead singer and founding member of the group The Beach Boys, talked to us from the airport while he was en-route to Austin to play the 55th Annual Firefest to benefit Austin Firefighters. The event is this Saturday, October 6th at The Backyard in Bee Caves and will include a 5K run, a BBQ cook-off, and culminates with The Beach Boys … [Read more...]

MONTBLANC HONORS QUINCY JONES WITH ARTS PATRONAGE AWARD

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MONTBLANC PRESENTS THE 21ST ANNUAL MONTBLANC DE LA CULTURE ARTS PATRONAGE AWARD, HONORING QUINCY JONES (LOS ANGELES) Jan Patrick Schmitz (CEO, Montblanc North America), Quincy Jones (Honoree), Morgan Freeman (The Dark Knight Rises, The Shawshank Redemption), Rashida Jones (Parks and Recreation), Viola Davis (Won’t Back Down, The Help), Teri Hatcher (Desperate … [Read more...]

MARCIA BALL – REPRESENT

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Five-time Grammy nominee and 2012 Living Blues Award Winner (Female Blues Artist of the Year, Most Outstanding Musician, and Best Blues Album 2011) Marcia Ball is a living legend. She's been inducted into the Gulf Coast Music Hall of Fame, the Lousiana Music Hall of Fame, and is the recipient of no less than 9 Blues Music Awards. She was featured in a movie with Clint … [Read more...]

PINK CHAT LIVE TODAY AT 12:00 P.M. EST

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LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- P!nk, Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter and pop culture icon, announced that she will tour North America for the first time in four years, beginning on February 13, 2013. P!nk is known around the world as one of the most captivating live performers of her generation. The recently named COVERGIRL has confirmed 25 dates for The … [Read more...]

FOUR NIGHTS OF MUSIC RIGHTS – AUSTIN CREATIVE ALLIANCE

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Austin Creative Alliance (ACA) and Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts (TALA) are proud to present Austin attorney Chris Castle's "Four Nights of Music Rights" seminar series in September and October 2012 hosted by the Long Center. The series consists of four evening seminars that will cover intermediate and advanced-level music business rights and protections and … [Read more...]

West Coast Sound & Light Runs The Show

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A large concert is only as good as it's sound and lighting crew, no matter who's performing. AMFM Magazine caught up with one of the best, West Coast Sound & Light's Paul Doty, a sound engineer who doubles as both the tour manager and sound engineer for CIRCA and Yoso, the super bands comprised of Yes and Toto members. West Coast Sound & Light was founded 1986, and is a … [Read more...]

ARC MUSIC – HOLLYWOOD LOOKS FOR MUSIC IN THE ENGLISH COUNRYSIDE

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ARC Music regularly provides music for Hollywood blockbusters from their rural home in the English countryside ARC Music is a small company in the countryside in England that is becoming increasingly more popular with large filmmakers as a supplier of music for major films. With only eleven employees, ARC, which started as a record label for ethnic music in 1976, has … [Read more...]

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN HONORED AS MUSICARES PERSON OF THE YEAR 2013

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Bruce Springsteen will be honored as the 2013 MusiCares Person of the Year on Feb. 8, 2013, it was announced today by Neil Portnow, President/CEO of the MusiCares Foundation and The Recording Academy, and Scott Pascucci, Chair of the MusiCares Foundation Board. Proceeds from the 23rd annual benefit gala dinner and concert — to be held in Los Angeles during GRAMMY Week two … [Read more...]

THE CREATOR’S PROJECT MONSTER ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY FESTIVAL – BRAZIL

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VICE and Intel's The Creators Project Returns to Sao Paulo, Holding Monster Arts and Technology Festival The award-winning technology and arts initiative revisits Brazil on August 4th and 5th at the cultural hub, Moinho, showcasing performances and works from Tanlines, AraabMuzik, Karol Conka + Naves, Leo Justi, Chris Milk, Zigelbaum + Coelho, Minha Yang, SuperUber, Cantoni … [Read more...]