It's an unexpectedly somber start to the long-awaited finale of The Voice, with hosts, contestants and coaches all gathered for a heart-wrenching rendition of "Hallelujah." Each of them carries a card with the name and age of one of the victims of last Friday's horrific Newtown massacre. It's a sigh ... More >>
A quick scan of the titles on Ke$ha's second album means it better be her pop masterpiece -- nothing looks as hilarious or striking as "D.I.N.O.S.A.U.R." or "Party at a Rich Dude's House." But even those of us who wanted to love her found that debut fucking annoying. I was finally converted by the f ... More >>
The must-have celebrity accessories change as frequently as the daily fro-yo flavors. Move over small dogs, adopted children, and Birkin bags, this is the age of celebrity cookbooks. Eva Longoria, G Pal, Sheryl Crow (author of If It Makes You Healthy), and of course Bon Appetit coverwoman Gwyneth, a ... More >>
So, it turns out that angling to be a presidential nominee turns you into a massive racist. At least, that's all we've been able to glean so far from Donald Trump's ill-informed and bafflingly ignorant behavior over the last few weeks. "I wanna see Obama's birth certificate! I wanna see Obama's ... More >>
Last week, Katy Perry's cleavage got her appearance on Sesame Street canceled, due to a barrage of complaints from parents who saw the leaked clip on YouTube before it had a chance to air. We personally can't see what all the fuss is about, since Katy's breasticles looked pretty well contained to us ... More >>
Christopher VictorioNeil Young and Adam SandlerNeil Young's Bridge School Benefit Concert October 25, 2009Shoreline AmphitheaterCheck out our Bridge School slideshow by Christopher Victorio here. Better Than: watching AC/DC play at Marine World. Combine a huge rock' n roll show with a scho ... More >>
At the Bridge: Fleet Foxes The annual Bridge School Benefit lineup, which happens October 24 & 25 at the Shoreline Ampitheater, has been announced. In addition to mainstay and organizer Neil Young, this year's talent list includes Coldplay's Chris Martin, No Doubt, Sheryl Crow, Monsters of F ... More >>
TorrentFreakBy now, you've probably heard that the RIAA has successfully sued the Minneapolis woman accused of illegally downloading music - to the tune of $1.92M or $80,000 per song. As reported by the Associated Press on Friday, Jammie Thomas-Rasset was found found guilty of violating the copyrigh ... More >>
Wanna see Sheryl Crow alongside The Black Keys, Cat Power, Mike Ness and others at the Sleep Train Pavilion on Saturday? SFWeekly.com's giving away dozens of ticket sets. . .all you have to do is sign in and tell us what name to leave them under at will call. We'll keep handing them out while supp ... More >>
This Land is Your Land just got a little more plentiful with the addition of rockers the Black Keys to an already solid lineup: The Black Keys have just been added to the star-studded lineup for This Land Is Your Land, the first major event celebrating the legacies of both John Steinbeck and Woody G ... More >>
(Chan Marshall a.k.a. Cat Power) Chan Marshall is as hot as she is batshit crazy. Yup, that's my lead. Oh yeah, she'll also be playing at a tribute concert to writer John Steinbeck and folkster Woody Guthrie called This Land Is Your Land. See if she can get through her set when she plays along some ... More >>
It was only just one more month until you were going to rock out to Sheryl Crow's brand of inoffensive sensible guitar pop, but now you have to wait just a little bit longer. I know all you wanna do is have some fun, but that fun will have to wait until Sept. 20 for the inaugural This Land is Your L ... More >>
Siouxsie Mantaray (Decca) God, it's good to have Siouxsie back. Not that she really went anywhere; since dissolving the Banshees after 1995's Rapture, the Goth goddess has recorded and toured with former side project Creatures, re-formed the Banshees for a spell and now—peek-a-boo! — released h ... More >>
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