Elvis Costello

  1. Backbeat: Diana Krall Performs Material From New Album With Macklam Feldman, Verve Execs

    September 26, 2012 3:58 PM EDT Diana Krall performs at the Box in Manhattan. (Photo: Cindy Ord/Getty Images) When singer-pianist Diana Krall took the stage with her new touring outfit last night at the Box, her elegant attire inspired few double takes. She chose an impeccably t ...

  2. El Mocambo, Iconic Toronto Venue Where Rolling Stones, U2, Performed, Sold for $3 Million

    July 24, 2012 7:58 AM EDT The El Mocambo nightclub, an iconic Toronto venue for decades, was sold Monday for $3 million. The El Mocambo, affectionately known as the Elmo, which erected its famous palm tree sign in 1946, has seen the Rolling Stones, Elvis Costello (both of ...

  3. Elvis Costello Tells Fans to 'Steal' Pricey New Box Set

    November 29, 2011 3:30 PM EST In a move that no doubt has the Hip-O Record label (a subsidiary of Universal Music Group) in an uproar, Elvis Costello has advised his fans in an official blog post not to buy his forthcoming box set, "The Return of the Spectacular Spinning ...

  4. Neko Case, Nick Cave Cover the Zombies For 'True Blood' Season Premiere

    May 04, 2011 3:43 PM EDT Nick Cave and Neko Case have recorded a cover of the Zombie's "She's Not There" for the debut episode of season four of "True Blood. Cave and Case, who shared concert bills about a decade ago, were brought together for the ...

  5. Israel Concert Bookings on the Rise

    April 27, 2011 8:04 AM EDT When it comes to touring internationally, the Middle East, and Israel in particular, is not typically high on a pop or rock star's priority list. For one thing, the tried and tested routes through Europe and the Far East might make an artist ...

  6. Elton John Rocks Israel After Others Cancel

    June 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A concert by Elton John has given Israelis a boost after a string of cancellations by other world-famous artists. The British artist performed late Thursday (June 17) in front of a screaming crowd of nearly 50,000 fans at a Tel Aviv stadium. John, ...

  7. Elvis Costello Cancels Israel Concerts

    May 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Elvis Costello has canceled two concerts in Israel this summer because of what he called the "grave and complex" sensitivities of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Costello had been invited to appear at the Caesarea amphitheatre north of ...

  8. Health Secretary Signs Up To PPL AGM

    May 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Alan Johnson, U.K. secretary of state for health, has been confirmed as the guest keynote speaker at recorded music licensing body PPL's annual general meeting. The AGM will take place on June 3 at King's Place in London. PPL (Phonograph ...

  9. Springsteen, Phish, Beasties, NIN Set For Bonnaroo

    February 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Phish, the Beastie Boys, Nine Inch Nails, David Byrne, Wilco, Al Green, Snoop Dogg and Elvis Costello lead the lineup for the 2009 Bonnaroo festival, to be held June 11-14 in Manchester, Tenn. Bonnaroo will ...

  10. Universal Music Publishing Signs Costello

    November 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) has signed an exclusive, worldwide agreement with Elvis Costello. The long-term deal means UMPG will administer his entire back catalog of 27 albums as well as his future recordings. Universal inherited Cost ...

  11. Police, Smokey Light Up Costello's 'Spectacle'

    July 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Police will appear on an episode of "Spectacle: Elvis Costello with...," Canadian television network CTV said today. The episode will be taped in New York next month. The timing of the taping will coincide with the end of the veteran ...

  12. Stars Line-Up For Costello TV Show

    July 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Elton John, Tony Bennett, Lou Reed and former U.S. President Bill Clinton will be among the heavy hitters appearing on Elvis Costello's new variety show. The show, called "Spectacle: Elvis Costello with...," has taped four one-hour ...

  13. The Police Pick Madison Square Garden For Final Gig

    June 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Police's last-ever show will be held Aug. 7 at New York's Madison Square Garden, with proceeds to benefit New York public television stations Thirteen/WNET and WLIW21. Tickets will only be available via donations to the station, star ...

  14. Costello To Host 'Spectacle'

    April 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Singer Elvis Costello is teaming up with Elton John to create a television program that will provide a forum for discussions and performances by "the most interesting and influential artists and personalities of our time." The show, call ...

  15. Update: Santaolalla Readying 'Mar Dulce' For Sept.

    August 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Film composer/producer Gustavo Santaolalla is prepping for a number of upcoming film projects, including a film by director Tran Anh Hung ("The Scent of Green Papaya") and another film by Walter Selles ("Motorcycle Diaries"). S ...

  16. Razor & Tie Builds Roster With Admin Deals

    January 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST Razor & Tie has inked one-year worldwide publishing administration deals with Columbia Records artist/songwriter Ari Hest and top session player/songwriter Tony Scherr. Hest signed with Columbia in 2004, releasing his major-label debut, " ...

  17. GLOBAL PULSE: LETTING THE MUSIC SPEAK

    September 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT When Stockholm-born mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter made her 2001 album "For the Stars" (Deutsche Grammophon) with Elvis Costello, the two discovered a shared passion for ABBA and recorded the '70s When Stockholm-born mezzo-sopra ...

  18. Cosby, Costello Set For Playboy Jazz Fest

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Costello to perform with New Orleans icon Toussaint. Bill Cosby returns as host of the 28th annual Playboy Jazz Festival, taking place June 17 and 18 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. Marking his 24th season as master of ceremonies, Cosby will ...

  19. Grammys Deliver Promised Musical 'Moments'

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Show offered collaborations, surprise guests. From the opening number, the Grammy Awards were a musical spectacle with plenty of the "one of a kind moments" the Recording Academy had been promising in the weeks preceding last night' ...

  20. Macklam/Feldman To Manage Leonard Cohen

    April 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Singer/poet has album and tour in the works. Vancouver-based Macklam/Feldman Management has signed singer/songwriter/ poet Leonard Cohen. The Canadian artist's upcoming projects include an album, international tour and book. Cohen recently wr ...

  21. Macklam/Feldman To Manage Leonard Cohen

    April 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Singer/poet has album and tour in the works. Vancouver-based Macklam/Feldman Management has signed singer/songwriter/ poet Leonard Cohen. The Canadian artist's upcoming projects include an album, international tour and book. Cohen recently wr ...

  22. Classical Score

    September 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A look at five of this fall's most compelling titles, including sets from Daniel Hope and Elvis Costello. Read Anastasia Tsioulcas' column. A look at five of this fall's most compelling titles, including sets from Daniel Hope and El ...

  23. Words & Music

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Elvis Costello recently introduced his orchestral work at the Lincoln Center Festival. Read Jim Bessman's column. Elvis Costello recently introduced his orchestral work at the Lincoln Center Festival. Read Jim Bessman's column. News Jim ...

  24. Global Pulse

    May 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Elvis Costello's four younger brothers make their musical debut with Ireland-based band Riverway. Read Nigel Williamson's column. Elvis Costello's four younger brothers make their musical debut with Ireland-based band Riverway. Read ...

  25. Artists Line-up For Pre-Grammy Concerts

    January 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Wonder, Costello, the Strokes playing gigs for charity. Wonder, Costello, the Strokes playing gigs for charity. News ...

  26. Artists Line-up For Pre-Grammy Concerts

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Stevie Wonder, Elvis Costello, the Strokes and Counting Crows are among the artists who will perform as part of a concert series at the L.A. House of Blues in the days leading up to the Grammys. Proce Stevie Wonder, Elvis Costello, the Strokes and ...