1. Woody Allen Returns to Barcelona for New Year's Concert

    November 20, 2014 5:34 PM EST Shows by Van Morrison, Bob Geldof & more to follow Allen's opening of new tourist-friendly Suite Festival BCN Music Experience. Woody Allen will revisit the scene of his movie Vicky Cristina Barcelona on New Year's Eve, when he' ...

  2. Woody Allen Musical 'Bullets Over Broadway' to Close

    July 22, 2014 7:44 PM EDT Woody Allen's $14 million "Bullets Over Broadway" is closing , with a final performance slated for Aug. 24, its producers announced Tuesday. " Bullets," Allen's first stage musical, is the fourth major musical based o ...

  3. Paul Colby, Owner and Promoter Behind Landmark Greenwich Vill. Venue the Bitter End, Dies at 96

    February 18, 2014 9:57 PM EST Even though it's been a good two decades since Paul Colby was actively involved in the running of The Bitter End, one of Greenwich Village's premiere music and comedy showcases, he was still a presence in the room -- and not just because ...

  4. Frank Sinatra's Widow on Mia Farrow's Paternity Bombshell: 'It's Just a Bunch of Junk'

    October 03, 2013 6:14 AM EDT Frank Sinatra's widow isn't buying Mia Farrow's revelation that her son with Woody Allen actually may have been fathered by the singer. "I can't hardly believe that," Barbara Sinatra told The Desert Sun on Wednesday. ...

  5. Mia Farrow Says Son Might Be Frank Sinatra's

    October 02, 2013 7:09 PM EDT Mia Farrow says in an interview with Vanity Fair that it's possible her son with Woody Allen is instead Frank Sinatra's. Farrow told the magazine that she and Sinatra "never really split up" and when asked if Ronan Farrow mig ...

  6. Gallo's Film/TV Briefs: Diddy’s Revolt Goes Live Oct. 21; ‘Into the Woods’ Starts Filming; ‘Mad Men’ Pours a Holiday Mix

    September 17, 2013 5:40 PM EDT Sean Combs’ Cable Channel Revolt Goes Live Oct. 21 Sean Combs’ cable channel Revolt will go live Oct. 21 on Time Warner cable systems in New York and Los Angeles prior to a national launch in January. Revolt will be made available to customers w ...

  7. Yomo Toro, King of the Cuatro, Dead at 78.

    July 02, 2012 5:19 PM EDT Master of the cuatro, the guitar with five pairs of strings often called the national instrument of Puerto Rico, Yomo Toro brought traditional acoustic rhythms to the mainstream of popular Latin music and beyond. Toro, who died Saturday (June 30) ...

  8. Wilco's Jeff Tweedy on 'The Whole Love,' Diva Moments & Pompous Journos

    September 27, 2011 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 There's something about Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy that suggests that, generally speaking, he does what he pleases. In recent years, this includes starting Wilco's own record label (dBpm) and music festival (Solid Sound), and oddly enough, ...

  9. 'Amadeus' Composer John Strauss Dies

    February 17, 2011 6:05 PM EST John Strauss, a composer and sound editor whose work includes theme songs from early TV shows and the film and soundtrack for Oscar best picture winner "Amadeus," has died. He was 90. Strauss passed away Monday night at a nursing home in ...

  10. Grammy Nominations 2011: 10 Things You Didn't See on TV

    December 02, 2010 1:14 AM EST 0 0 0 You may have watched the "Grammy Nominations Concert Live!" on CBS, but here's what you didn't see after the show at the Conga Room in Los Angeles, where numerous stars spoke to the press about their nominations. Eminem, Bruno Ma ...

  11. Jeff Daniels Takes Acting Break For U.S. Music Tour

    October 13, 2010 10:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 The world largely knows Jeff Daniels as an actor with Golden Globe nominated film roles (Woody Allen's "The Purple Rose of Cairo," "Something Wild," "The Squid and the Whale") and a Tony Award nomination for his Br ...

  12. David Bowie's New Makeover: Rock 'n' Roll Recluse

    March 04, 2010 12:11 PM EST 0 0 0 David Bowie is spending his Golden Years in anonymity. The 63-year-old rock icon last released a new album in 2003, and stopped touring in 2004 after suffering a heart attack during a European trek. The early Internet enthusiast has not even updated ...

  13. St. Vincent's Annie Clark Acts Out For Second Album

    April 22, 2009 12:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Annie Clark always gravitated toward taking on other personas. Since her 2006 debut, "Marry Me," she recorded under the name St. Vincent. So it's fitting that her follow-up album, which will be released May 5 on 4AD, is called "A ...

  14. Entertainment Legend Merv Griffin Dies At 82

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Merv Griffin, the mogul who hosted an eponymous talk show for more than 20 years, created the globally popular game shows "Jeopardy!" and "Wheel of Fortune" and oversaw a diversified empire via the Gr Merv Griffin, the mogul who ...

  15. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Conway Twitty, Beverley Knight, song credits and more. THE GREATNESS OF KING GEORGE Dear Fred, I'm extremely excited about seeing George Strait capture the record for most-ever Billboard country No. 1s all to himsel ...

  16. Bowie To Curate New NYC Festival

    May 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 David Bowie will curate the inaugural High Line Festival, to be held in May 2007 in neighborhoods underneath the High Line, a public park being created atop a long-abandoned elevated railway line on t David Bowie will curate the inaugural High Line ...

  17. ON TV

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 17-23, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 17 “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jamie Foxx (also scheduled: Jeff Bridges). “My Music Mix,” Great American Country Featured artist(s): Sara Evans “VH1 News P ...

  18. Billboard Bits: Woody Allen, Corinne Bailey Rae, Film School, Kennedy

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Woody Allen, Corinne Bailey Rae, Ray Kennedy Film legend Woody Allen and his New Orleans Jazz Band will open the fifth annual Rochester International Jazz festival in Rochester, N.Y., this summer. The June 9 concert at Eastman Theatre will b ...

  19. Music Remains Substantial Source Of Katrina Aid

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Two weeks following the devastating Hurricane Katrina, a host of music-related initiatives are raising funds for those suffering the effects of the storm. Two weeks following the devastating Hurricane Katrina, a host of music-related initiatives are ...

  20. Bottum, Courtney Love Go To The Movies

    March 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ex-Faith No More keyboardist Roddy Bottum is finishing work on the soundtrack to the upcoming movie "Adam and Steve," and called on an old friend to lend vocals on the song "Love, Love, Love." Ex-Faith No More keyboardist Roddy B ...

  21. CHART BEAT BONUS

    August 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Burt Bacharach and Hal David, Beyoncé and Jay-Z, Nelly, P. Diddy & Murphy Lee, Toby Keith and Pat Benatar. SHE'S GOT 'THE LOOK': Songwriters Burt Bacharach and Hal David are back o ...

  22. Stars Flock To Big-Screen Cole Porter Musical

    May 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Elvis Costello, Sheryl Crow, Diana Krall, Alanis Morissette, Robbie Williams, and R&B singer Vivian Green will appear in "Just One of Those Things," a big screen musical portrait of songwriter Col Elvis Costello, Sheryl Crow, Diana Kra ...

  23. Extra Songs Grace 'Concert For NYC' DVD

    December 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Four songs not included on the two-CD version of "The Concert for New York City" will appear on the forthcoming two-DVD home video release of the event. Due Jan. 29 via Columbia, the set will include Four songs not included on the two-CD v ...

  24. Benefit Update: Beasties, NYC, Country Freedom

    October 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Beastie Boys have added a second night to their New Yorkers Against Violence benefit concert, to be held Oct. 29 at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom. While the veteran hip-hop trio and Pakistani vo The Beastie Boys have added a second night ...

  25. Billboard Bits: John Lennon, Woody Allen, Crystal Method

    July 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Stories on John Lennon, Woody Allen, and the Crystal Method. Yoko Ono visited the Beatles' hometown of Liverpool, England, today to attend a ceremony announcing the renaming of the Liverpool Airport as the Liverpool John Lennon Airport in honor ...