August 17, 2006 |
BY the time she was 18, Michelle Branch was already topping the charts as a singer-songwriter. Now 23, Branch is gaining new audiences as part of the country duo the Wreckers. She and musical partner Jessica Harp have been promoting their debut album, "Stand Still, Look Pretty," for most of 2006. That means Branch, husband (and Wreckers bass player) Teddy Landau and year-old daughter Owen Isabelle have been on the road almost nonstop since February.
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?
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?"
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?"
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.