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Linda Ronstadt onstage during the 2008 ALMA Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. (Photo credit: Vince Bucci
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Singer Linda Ronstadt Looks Back At Life Of ‘Simple Dreams’

Since Parkinson’s disease left her unable to sing, pop singer Linda Ronstadt has a new way of channeling her love for music.

10/21/2013

One of the many beautiful art installations that made up Glow Saturday evening. (credit: CBS)

Santa Monica Glow Festival Draws Crowd Of 150K

Authorities estimated at least 100,000 people attended Saturday night’s Glow Festival in Santa Monica.

09/28/2013

Justin Timberlake holds a handful of moonmen at MTV's VMAs. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Justin Timberlake Steals A Wild MTV VMA Show

Miley Cyrus’ foam finger, Lady Gaga’s thong, Taylor Swift’s mean streak and the look on Rihanna’s face while Drake performed will surely be remembered, but these MTV Video Music Awards belonged to Justin Timberlake.

08/25/2013

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Ordinance Would Ban Amplified Music From Ice Cream Trucks In Long Beach

The days of amplified music on ice cream trucks that attract children seeking a cool, creamy treat may be over in the city of Long Beach.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/09/2013

Ringo Starr performs live on stage at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre on February 11, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia. (credit: Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Former Beatles Drummer Starr Gets Exhibit At Grammy Museum

For the first time in it’s existence, the Grammy Museum is dedicating an exhibit to a drummer.

06/11/2013

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Nine Inch Nails Premieres New Song After 5-Year Hiatus

The new Nine Inch Nails song, “Came Back Haunted,” leaked online Wednesday, ending the band’s five-year hiatus.

106.7 KROQ–06/05/2013

The Stone Temple Pilots in happier times. (credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Scott Weiland Sues Over Stone Temple Pilots Ouster

Scott Weiland has countersued his former bandmates in Stone Temple Pilots claiming they had no right to expel him and shouldn’t be allowed to perform with a new lead singer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/03/2013

A general view of atmosphere during day 1 of the 2013 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival - Weekend 2 at the Empire Polo Club on April 19, 2013 in Indio, California. (credit: Mark Davis/Getty Images)

Coachella 2014 Dates Announced

The 2014 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival will be held April 11-13 and 18-20, organizers announced Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/20/2013

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Inspiring Notes Makes Up For Budget Cuts In Music Education

Inspiring Notes, a 501(c)3 organization, is the first of its kind in the valley, filling the gap left in elementary schools that have fewer opportunities to offer in-school music programs due to cutbacks.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/16/2013

Rapper Chris Kelly of the 90s hip-hop duo, "Kris Kross" died on May 1, 2013 from a reported drug overdose. He was 34. (credit: CBS)

Chris Kelly, Half Of 90s Rap Duo Kris Kross, Dies At 34

Chris Kelly, half of the 1990s kid rap duo Kris Kross who made one of the decade’s most memorable songs with the frenetic “Jump,” has died, according to authorities. He was 34.

05/01/2013

Quincy Jones and Sir Michael Caine have a remarkable friendship. (credit: CBS)

Quincy Jones And Michael Caine Share Remarkable Bond, Friendship

Two industry icons are celestial twins.

04/27/2013

(credit: Karl Walter/Getty Images for Coachella)

KROQ Party House Gives Fans Insider Access To Coachella Artists

The Coachella Valley will be the center of the music world Friday through Sunday as the annual Coachella Music and Arts Festival rolls into the Empire Polo Grounds.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/12/2013

(credit" Stephanie Bettman and Luke Halpin)

Indie Musicians Spread Positivity, Healing And Joy Through Song

Indie Musicians and Songwriters Stephanie Bettman and Luke Halpin visited the KCAL9 studios Wednesday to talk about their upcoming SoCal performances this week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/10/2013

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Autistic Adults Can Get Exercise And Learn Music At Same Time With New ‘Conductor-size’ Program

Adults with autism are getting exercise and learning music at the same time with a new program instructed by a music conductor.

04/02/2013

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94.7 The Wave’s Smooth Night Out Featuring Boney James, Mindi Abair & Spencer Day

Come out for a great night of smooth listening this Sat., Feb. 23 at the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live. 94.7 The Wave’s Smooth Night Out features Boney James, Norman Brown & Kirk Whalum, Mindi Abair, Spencer Day and Vincent Ingala. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.

94.7 The Wave–02/21/2013

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