Jerry Lee Lewis

The Right Profile reunion forces band to reflect on legacy, and what could have been

In terms of recorded output, The Right Profile’s artistic legacy is slender indeed. The Winston-Salem band’s discography consists of just four songs, …

Jerry Lee Lewis

'Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television' Sets Season 2 Guest Stars

YouTube series will also return Jon Cryer, Donald Faison and Joel McHale<p>“Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television” has set its impressive guest-star …

Entertainment

Elvis’ addiction was the perfect prescription for an early death

Today’s tears belong to musical monarch Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, who died Thursday at age 76 of pancreatic cancer.<p>But on this day 41 years …

Elvis Presley

Legendary NoHo Country Bar the Palomino Is Reopening for One Night Only

The Palomino had all the makings of a legendary country-and-western bar: a bad-ass house band (the Palomino Riders), a humongous bouncer called …

Los Angeles

Trump's Hollywood Star Must Go -- But They Get a Pass?

During the 2016 presidential campaign, a man dressed like a construction worker, carrying a pickax, destroyed Donald Trump's sidewalk star on the …

Sexual Harassment

The Secrets That California’s Police Keep

California is the strictest state in the nation when it comes to protecting police confidentiality, but that may change in the next few weeks.<p><b>TOP STORIES</b><p><b>The Secrets That California’s Police Keep</b><p>As The Times has documented in a special series over the last week, California is one of the most …

Los Angeles

50 years ago, Elvis had fallen from grace. But one comeback TV special changed everything.

It was 1968, and the King was all but dead.<p>The Summer of Love came and went, leaving the man once seated on the throne of rock-and-roll nothing but a drug-addled relic of a time past. Instead of dancing and necking and maybe even performing for the hippies in Haight-Ashbury, Elvis Presley had spent …

Lifestyle

First Look at Million Dollar Quartet at Bucks County Playhouse

The production is scheduled to run through September 15.<p>The Bucks County Playhouse production of <i>Million Dollar Quartet</i> is scheduled to run through …

Carl Perkins

Fabled Palomino Club to reopen — just for one night — for an October benefit concert

The venerable Palomino Club in North Hollywood, once revered as the country music capital of the West, will reopen for one night for an Oct. 8 benefit concert featuring several musicians who frequently played there decades ago.<p>Singer-songwriters Jim Lauderdale, Rosie Flores, James Intveld and …

Los Angeles

No Festival Offers a Genuine All Ages Punk Show Like Riot Fest

If you’ve been waiting for an excuse to dust off some sleeveless black denim, Chicago’s Riot Fest is ready to welcome you to the metaphorical mosh …

Music

Must-see Winona Ryder films playing at Quad Cinema's new series

"Beetlejuice" returns to the big screen for the Utterly Winona retrospective.

Winona Ryder

Oak Ridge Boys, feeling ‘revived’, will roll into Watertown on Tuesday

WATERTOWN — There isn’t a music award for their genre that the Oak Ridge Boys haven’t won, and you could perhaps excuse them if they ever decided to …

Music

The Rebel Rockin' Roots of Punk Rock Humor

None<br>The best punk, like the best humor, packs a critical punch, and no music genre has unleashed the weapon of wit more regularly and eclectically …

Subculture

The ghost of Roy Orbison goes on tour – and some aren't happy about it

In January, the production company Base Hologram announced its forthcoming Roy Orbison hologram tour, “In Dreams,” with the U.S. leg of the tour set …

Music

Enter the Newest Duo in Americana

Album Review<b>Robbie Fulks and Linda Gail Lewis</b> <b><br>Wild! Wild! Wild! <br>Bloodshot</b>He’s an Americana great who excels at both sly humor and thoughtful balladry. …

Liberal View

Cyndi Lauper on her Nashville ‘Detour’ collaboration: ‘It was extraordinary’

When Cyndi Lauper burst onto the music scene with her 1983 debut album “She’s So Unusual,” everything about her image found Lauper living up to the …

Music

Robbie Fulks and Linda Gail Lewis Go 'Wild! Wild! Wild!'

None<br>The saga of Jerry Lee Lewis is well known. The rockabilly star was blacklisted from radio play and concerts back in 1958 when news of his …

Music

All the Times Black People (Actually) Infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan

You've seen the Chappelle skit and maybe even the new Spike Lee movie, but these IRL cases are even crazier.<p><i>This story was published in partnership with the Marshall Project. Sign up for their newsletter.</i><p>A black member of the Ku Klux Klan? Sure, as a comedy routine. Think Cleavon Little in <i>Blazing</i> …

Jordan Peele

Linda Gail Lewis and Robbie Fulks look back but resist going retro on 'Wild! Wild! Wild!'

Linda Gail Lewis started playing with her older brother Jerry Lee Lewis in the early ’60s, when she was still a teenager, but eventually dropped out of the music business. She revived her solo career in the late ’80s, and since then, she has released two dozen albums that affirm her wide-ranging …

Music

What's On in Benoni

<b>August 9</b><p>• Northfield Methodist Church Just Add Mud fund-raiser, mountain bike and trail run, Wattlesprings, Bapsfontein, 7am (Courtney Klinkert 072 …

Lifestyle (South Africa)

What's On in Springs and the East Rand

<b>Every Friday</b><p>• Senior Citizens Lunch at noon at SpringsCare. Booking is essential and must be confirmed by Thursday, no later than 2pm. The centre is …

Lifestyle (South Africa)

Fallen stars: the dark history of Hollywood's Walk of Fame

Donald Trump may be impervious to attacks on Twitter or by the papers he brands “fake news”, but his critics have found a real-world location in which to vent their feelings: his star on Hollywood Boulevard’s Walk of Fame. The president’s terrazzo plaque, which was unveiled on 17 January 2007, has …

Donald Trump

Shooter Jennings makes a left turn back to '80s country

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As the son of two iconic country musicians, Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter, Shooter Jennings was always trying to be unpredictable in his own career as a musician and producer.<p>He's recorded psychedelic metal and hard rock, released a concept album written with horror …

Country Music

If Trump’s Walk of Fame star goes, others should follow

Hollywood hates Donald Trump so much it doesn’t consider him worth walking on. That’s fine, but how about a little less preening and lot more …

Donald Trump

Rockabilly Meets Classic Country on Fulks-Lewis Collaboration

The rolling bars of piano licks. A brief, but striking, high-octave guitar note. This is the stuff of rockabilly lore, or, at the top of one late …

Music

Five Celebs Who Should Be Removed from Walk of Fame Instead of Trump

Hollywood is working on removing President Donald Trump’s star from its Walk of Fame.<p>This past Monday night, the West Hollywood City Council voted to …

Donald Trump

Summer rocks for senior singers at Annapolis camp

Wake up, eat, rock ‘n’ roll, repeat.<p>That’s the mantra for 120 senior citizen singers at Encore Rocks summer camp in Annapolis.<p>The group of 55 years …

Annapolis

Edwin McCain celebrates 20 years of "I'll Be" with Peace Center concert

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Greenville’s own Edwin McCain returns to the Peace Center to celebrate 20 years of his hit song “I’ll Be” on the outdoor riverside …

Music

The 8 Best L.A. Clubs That Aren’t Around Anymore: A Subjective List

<b>1. The Palomino</b><p>I recently interviewed Dwight Yoakam and Lucinda Williams, and the way we waxed nostalgic for this North Hollywood …

Los Angeles

The New Yorker Recommends

What do you want to do?<p>When Chuck Berry died, last year, the obituaries were filled with the neon names of sixties rock and roll mourning Berry’s passing and declaring him the father of the form. But history doesn’t work quite that neatly. Everything comes from multiple sources, forms of music not …

Aretha Franklin