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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

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Best Memorial Day Celebrations In LA

If you plan to spend the holiday in town, do not miss out on a few of the city’s celebrations. From parades to yacht parties, there is definitely something for everybody.

CBS Los Angeles–05/13/2013

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

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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

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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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Best Places To Discover New Music In OC

There is no doubt that a remarkable collection of musicians and bands with O.C. roots have sprung to stardom. Here are five attractive Orange County venues worth visiting if you’re into discovering sounds from musicians who never knew you’d love. These are the best places to discover new tunes in Orange County.

CBS Los Angeles–02/15/2013

(L-R) Musicians Ben Wahamaki, Wesley Schultz and Neyla Pekarek of the Lumineers perform onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring L.A. Reid held at The Beverly Hilton on February 9, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)

The Lumineers Serenade Fans At AMP Radio’s GRAMMY Pre-Party

Folk-rock five-piece The Lumineers hail from the richly-cultured, mountainous urban landscape of Denver, Colorado, but their music is pure ‘30s-style dustpan alley, shoe-shuffling Americana fused with catchy, modern alt-rock melodies.

02/10/2013

Frank Ocean poses on arrival for the GQ Men of the Year Party at Chateau Marmont on Sunset Blvd., in Hollywood, California, on November 13, 2012.  (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Grammy Nominee Frank Ocean Performs At Levi Event

Frank Ocean is nominated for six awards and will perform at Sunday’s Grammys, and he warmed up at an event for a few hundred people Friday night.

02/09/2013

Donna Summer is a 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee. (credit: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Donna Summer, Rush Among 2013 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees

Randy Newman, Donna Summer, Rush and Heart are among the 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/11/2012

Donna Summer is a 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee. (credit: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Fans Get To Vote For 2013 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees

Listen up, rockaholics! For the first time in history, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is allowing fans to be involved in the induction selection process.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/04/2012

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OC Deaf Filmmaker Finally Hears His Soundtracks

Austin Chapman figured his short films must be pretty good because they’ve been sweeping major awards on the independent film festival circuit the past couple of years.

CBS Los Angeles–08/27/2012

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