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Carrie Underwood — Concert Review

As a live performer and artist, thrust perhaps too early by career momentum into arenas and such, Carrie Underwood still has a ways to go.

Muse — Concert Review

With U2 on tour hiatus until 2011, no other group looks more poised to take over its biggest-band-in-the-world status than Muse, and the British trio proved its mettle with a mighty performance…

Lady Gaga — Concert Review

The show actually began outside Staples Center as skyrocketing star Lady Gaga brought her Monster Ball tour to downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday for the first of two sold-out nights.

MGMT — Concert Review

Summer's here, and the time is right for dancing -- or at least bouncing up and down a lot -- at the Greek. That's the way it was for the latter part of a headlining appearance Friday in Los Angeles…

Coachella, Day 3 — Concert Review

The 11th Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in didn't exactly go out with a roar at its longtime home of the Empire Polo Club, but it certainly ended with performances playful and reaching by…

Coachella, Days 1-2 — Concert Review

After a slow start owing to traffic backups, the 11th Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival was in full swing by late afternoon Friday and back to its happiest-musical-place on-Earth status…

Depeche Mode — Concert Review

Depeche Mode transforms solace and introspection into a communal concert experience with their very devoted and now cross-generational fans. That's the veteran British band's greatest gift, and…

Beyonce — Concert Review

Beyonce recently topped Forbes' list of the richest stars under 30, but she clearly is not hoarding the money: A ton of it must have been spent on her latest spectacle of a tour.

Wilco at the Wiltern — Concert Review

Wilco is something of a cult band: no hit singles, no massive record sales. But the group has garnered a devoted following through albums that have ranged from straight-ahead singer-songwriter…

KIIS Wango Tango

Unlike such music festivals as Coachella and Bonnaroo — or, for that matter, the traveling Warped tour — radio-station concerts are self-congratulatory, short-set samplers of current…

KIIS Wango Tango at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater — Concert Review

Unlike such music festivals as Coachella and Bonnaroo -- or, for that matter, the traveling Warped tour -- radio-station concerts are self-congratulatory, short-set samplers of current hitmakers…

Coachella, Day 3 at Empire Polo Field — Concert Review

Coachella magic was at work most of Sunday's closing date of the three-day festival in the Southern California, from the hot-rockin' Gaslight Anthem out of New Jersey to headliner, celebrated…