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Road warrior Bob Dylan returns to stage — at least on film

NEW YORK (AP) — After a year and a half away because of the pandemic, relentless road warrior Bob Dylan returned to a concert stage on Sunday — at least online. He performed for fans...

Pump it up! Costello preps Spanish 'This Year's Model'

NEW YORK (AP) — Elvis Costello is re-releasing his classic “This Year's Model” album — but this year's version erases his vocals and replaces him with Spanish-language singers. A vid...

Bruce Springsteen marks the return of live shows on Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) — In another sign of live entertainment's rebirth, Bruce Springsteen returned to Broadway this weekend, strapping on a guitar and reviving a show for an audience that included a member o...

Jay-Z, Foo Fighters and Go-Go's in Rock Hall on first try

NEW YORK (AP) — Jay-Z, Foo Fighters and the Go-Go's were elected Wednesday to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame their first time on the ballot, leading a class that also includes Tina Turner, Carole Ki...

The joy of music returns for Grammy winners, performers

Beyoncé, Taylor Swift and Billie Eilish made history at the Grammy Awards. Just as joyously, dozens of creators largely sidelined for a year due to the pandemic got to make music again. ...

Harmonizing at home changes life of sisters in the Staves

NEW YORK (AP) — Many nights growing up, some combination of the Staveley-Taylor sisters huddled on the staircase to listen when their parents invited friends over and took out guitars to sing Bob Dyla...

Summertime, and the living is uneasy for Jason Isbell

NEW YORK (AP) — Jason Isbell had big plans for this summer, between a new album specifically designed to introduce his music to a wider audience and a schedule that had him onstage most nights from Ma...

Looking to laugh? SiriusXM launches channel for women comics

NEW YORK (AP) — The midst of a global pandemic might seem like an odd time to launch a radio channel devoted to women comedians, but executives at SiriusXM believe that it's precisely the right time. ...

Southern band takes on Trump as impeachment vote nears

NEW YORK (AP) — For the rock band Drive-By Truckers, it's demoralizing to release angry songs about Donald Trump's America just as the president's impeachment trial is winding down toward an acquittal...

Eilish, who gives voice to troubled youth, tops the Grammys

NEW YORK (AP) — Singer Billie Eilish, who gave voice to young people struggling with depression on a do-it-yourself album she made at home with her older brother, is atop the music world. ...

Gervais' 5th — and final? — turn leads raucous Golden Globes

NEW YORK (AP) — Ricky Gervais made a big deal Sunday about how this was the fifth and final time he was going to host the Golden Globes. Maybe that's true. Maybe not. ...

A rough journey to new music for Jenny Lewis

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Life hasn't been easy for singer Jenny Lewis since the sunnier days when she performed in support of a 2014 album while wearing a rainbow-hued pantsuit and carrying a guitar with si...

Can a long-running debate for Bob Dylan fans be settled?

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest volume of Bob Dylan's bootleg series won't settle one of the most persistent debates about his recording career. But it will allow fans to decide for themselves. ...

Cash's 'She Remembers Everything' finds her ambition intact

Rosanne Cash, "She Remembers Everything" (Blue Note) Rosanne Cash brings in a fair share of collaborators on her latest album, both for songwriting and singing. T Bone Burnett, Elvis...

Following instincts led to rock collaboration Arthur Buck

NEW YORK (AP) — Despite making three albums of baseball-themed songs with some friends, Peter Buck isn't much of a fan. He does, however, have the savvy of a veteran ballplayer. Foll...