May 23, 2004 |
Those attending last Sunday's fundraiser for the Blue Heron Foundation, which supports Romanian orphans, were shuttled by van to an estate hidden high in the Hollywood Hills. "It was the first house between Doheny and Sunset Drive," said Stefania Magidson, the estate's owner and founder of Blue Heron. "We have a photo of when the house was built in 1920, and Sunset Boulevard is just a dirt road."
August 16, 2001
Beautiful Creatures, "Beautiful Creatures," Warner Bros. Michelle Branch, "The Spirit Room," Maverick Mary Cutrufello, "Songs From the 6," 25 Story Drop 54-40, "Casual Viewin' USA," Nettwerk America Alison Krauss & Union Station, "New Favorite," Rounder k.d. lang, "Live by Request," Warner Bros. No One, "No One," Virgin Grant-Lee Phillips, "Mobilize," Rounder/Zo Chip Taylor, "Black & Blue America," Train Wreck Various artists, "How Many Bands Does It Take to Screw Up a Blondie Tribute?
March 26, 2004 |
Madonna's Maverick Records label sued Warner Music Group to sever their contract, accusing the record conglomerate of undercutting its artists and cheating the megastar and her partners out of millions of dollars. The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, comes amid an impasse in discussions over the future of Maverick, a joint venture Warner Music launched with the pop singer in 1992.
November 27, 2012 |
Here's an unexpected feud. Near the end of Monday night's episode of the NBC talent show "The Voice," Maroon 5 vocalist Adam Levine took a moment to slam the West Hollywood club the Roxy. Why? Apparently the club didn't give the band a dressing room. The jab came while Levine and his coaching peers were giving comments to contestant Cassadee Pope, the former lead singer of Florida rock band Hey Monday. Pope had just completed a rendition of Michelle Branch's "Are You Happy Now?"
December 27, 2001
* Ray Charles has been added as co-headliner on Willie Nelson's Feb. 9 Universal Amphitheatre concert.... Nelson will also play Feb. 8 at the Grove of Anaheim (formerly the Sun Theatre).... The 17th annual Elvis Birthday Bash will be held two days early, on Jan. 6 at the House of Blues. Also due at the West Hollywood club: Cowboy Mouth and Afroman on Jan. 22; Jack Johnson, Feb. 17; and Craig David, Feb. 18-19.... Now on sale at the Roxy: Michelle Branch on Feb. 8 ...
November 28, 2012 |
Can you believe Adam Levine's nerve? On Monday's episode of “The Voice,” the Maroon 5 vocalist vented about an experience he had at the Roxy on the Sunset Strip eons ago. My colleague Todd Martens detailed the incident on The Times' music blog Pop & Hiss: The jab came while Levine and his coaching peers were giving comments to contestant Cassadee Pope, the former lead singer of Florida rock band Hey Monday. Pope had just completed a rendition of Michelle Branch 's "Are You Happy Now?"