NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Karp, who has worked with authors ranging from Sen. Edward Kennedy to Susan Orlean, has been named the new CEO of Simon & Schuster. He replaces Carolyn Reidy, who died two...
From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to canceling events, here’s a look at some of the ways the entertainment industry is reacting to the spread of the coronavirus, which...
Wild Rabbit Salad, “Trouble in Town” (REGI Music)
It’s no surprise that for Wild Rabbit Salad, the ingredients are a bit quirky.
“Trouble in Town” includes a cheating song with a cello...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A woman who accompanied her older boyfriend during a string of killings recounted in the Bruce Springsteen song “Nebraska” is seeking an official pardon, saying she was 14...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been arrested after he tried to pawn a red California SG electric guitar signed by the members of rock band Van Halen that he stole from a storage...
JERSEY CITY, NJ (AP) — Bruce Springsteen's son was sworn in Tuesday as a firefighter with the Jersey City Fire Department, along with 15 others.
NEW YORK (AP) — It was a beautiful decade for U2 on the touring front, as the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers raked in over $1 billion in sales to be named the artist of the decade by...
Fifteen things worth noting about Wednesday’s nominations for the 2020 Grammy Awards, from snubbed singers to the comeback kids.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sheryl Crow and Bruce Springsteen hit the stage together to help raise over $5.7 million at this year's Stand Up for Heroes fundraiser, which benefits injured veterans and their...
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen will be presenting a lifetime achievement award next spring to Richard Ford, whose Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "Independence Day" centers on a real estate agent...
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Oct. 17 about Bruce Springsteen's new concert film "Western Stars," The Associated Press reported erroneously that Bruce Springsteen's band was the E-Street Band. It is...
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — Bruce Springsteen surprised moviegoers by introducing his new concert film in his New Jersey hometown.
The Asbury Park Press reports Springsteen introduced two showings...
Oct. 27: Actor-comedian John Cleese is 80. Country singer Lee Greenwood is 77. Director Ivan Reitman is 73. Country singer-guitarist Jack Daniels (Highway 101) is 70. Bassist Garry Tallent of...
Neil Young with Crazy Horse, "Colorado" (Reprise)
Neil Young is back with his old band Crazy Horse in all their ragged glory with "Colorado," a beautiful, rambling, chaotic howl against...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The 32nd annual Virginia Film Festival is set to open in Charlottesville this week with more than 150 films and an array of guests, including actor and director Ethan...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The olive green cardigan that Kurt Cobain wore during Nirvana's MTV "Unplugged" performance and one of the late rocker's custom guitars are headed to auction.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jann Wenner will retire next year as chairman of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation in New York.
Wenner announced Wednesday that he will step down on Jan. 1. The...
NEW YORK (AP) — Two New Jersey icons — Bruce Springsteen and Jon Stewart — will once again headline this year's Stand Up for Heroes fundraiser, which benefits injured veterans and their...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the MTV Video Music Awards, being held Monday at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey (all times local):
After starring roles for Freddie Mercury ("Bohemian Rhapsody"), Elton John ("Rocketman") and the Beatles ("Yesterday"), it's Bruce Springsteen's turn to join the mixtape that the movies have...
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — His mom says Bruce Springsteen's son is becoming a firefighter in Jersey City.
Patti Scialfa on Thursday posted congratulations to their youngest child, Sam, on...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ken Ehrlich is returning as executive producer of the 62nd annual Grammy Awards for the last time, capping his 40th anniversary with what's called "music's biggest...
Bruce Springsteen, "Western Stars" (Columbia)
Bruce Springsteen's new studio release breaks fresh ground for the veteran rocker, who turns his back not only on the blistering sound of the E...
NEW YORK (AP) — There's plenty of rock on Steven Van Zandt's first album of original material in 20 years. There's also soul and funk and some mean horn solos. What there isn't plenty of is...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With a friendship going back to a fateful meeting at The Roxy in 1975, Bruce Springsteen and Martin Scorsese shared the stage in Los Angeles Sunday night for a wide-ranging...
NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh off his Broadway run, New Jersey's Bruce Springsteen looked West for inspiration on a new album he's planning to release on June 14.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The work of famed celebrity and fashion photographer Herb Ritts is going on display at an upstate New York museum.
NEW YORK (AP) — "You Oughta Know" Alanis Morissette is coming to Broadway.
The singer-songwriter has allowed songs from her 1995 breakthrough album "Jagged Little Pill" to be used in a new musical and producers plan to land it on Broadway this fall. "You Oughta Know" was a song on that Grammy-winning album.
"Jagged Little Pill" played the American Repertory Theater last summer. It's directed by Diane Paulus and has an original story by Diablo Cody, who wrote "Juno."
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — "Bend It Like Beckham" director Gurinder Chadha knows a little bit about being a Bruce Springsteen fan, having seen The Boss at Wembley Stadium in 1984 where she proudly stood atop her chair and sang her heart out to his songs. So when she came across Guardian journalist Sarfraz Manzoor's memoir about being a British Muslim boy who finds inspiration, comfort and understanding of his own circumstances in Springsteen's lyrics, she knew it would be perfect for a film.
BOSTON (AP) — Bruce Springsteen made an unexpected visit to a Boston pub last week.
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — A recent screening of the film version of Bruce Springsteen's Broadway show drew a celebrity to the audience — The Boss himself.
Springsteen attended the free screening Sunday at Monmouth University's Pollak Theatre.
The Asbury Park Press reports Springsteen entered the 700-seat theater about 10 minutes after the show started and sat near the back with the film's director, Thom Zimny.
Today in History for January 5th
NEW YORK (AP) — Pegi Young, who with fellow musician and then-husband Neil Young helped found the Bridge School for children with speech and physical impairments, has died.
Young died of cancer Tuesday in California, according to spokeswoman Michelle Gutenstein-Hinz. She was 66. Additional details about her death were not immediately available.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Facebook has apologized for temporarily banning North Carolina evangelist Franklin Graham from its platform over a 2016 post about the state's "bathroom bill."
NEW YORK (AP) — To director Thom Zimny, the key element in his filmed version of Bruce Springsteen's Broadway show was in the star's eyes.
The Netflix documentary makes its first appearance on the service early in the morning of Dec. 16, hours after the singer's 236th and last performance of "Springsteen on Broadway" at the Walter Kerr Theater. A soundtrack is being released Friday.
Missed Springsteen on Broadway? Netflix’s got you
John Mellencamp, "Other People's Stuff" (Republic Records)
In his youth John Mellencamp was known to be cocky. That brashness carried him to the big stage, where he became a stadium-scale rocker with an adventurous spirit.
He mostly fell short of the stature attained by contemporaries named Bruce Springsteen and Tom Petty, but he sometimes took bigger risks.
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen will not be touring with the E Street Band in 2019.
Springsteen on Tuesday posted on Twitter that they hope to be back soon. But The Boss says he wants a break after his "Springsteen on Broadway" show wraps up on Dec. 15 and he's working on various recording projects.
Springsteen says members of the band are out performing with their own projects and deserve support.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Music lovers will get an extra day this year at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.
The festival's management announced Friday that they will add another day as a way to honor the festival's 50th anniversary.
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen teamed up with country star Eric Church on a version of "Working on the Highway" and Jon Stewart laced into Donald Trump at a bawdy event Monday in New York that gathered comedians and musicians to help raise money for military veterans.
NEW YORK (AP) — Now you don't even have to go to Broadway to hear Bruce Springsteen's sold-out show.
Columbia Records said Friday the official two-disc soundtrack of "Springsteen on Broadway" will be released Dec. 14. A few days later, on Dec. 16, a filmed version of the show debuts on Netflix.
"Springsteen on Broadway" has been extended three times. He had previously planned to end in February, then pushed it to June 30, then pushed that to Dec. 15.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — When Nicole Fountain was on the staff for MetLife Stadium in the New Jersey Meadowlands, planning events was among her main duties.
Fountain worked with such artists as Bruce Springsteen, Kenny Chesney and Taylor Swift, who staged concerts in the building. She organized major events and oversaw social media for the stadium while running media relations during Giants, Jets and college football games and international soccer matches.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Brian Kelly has learned to adapt over the years, even when it comes to the postgame music played in the Notre Dame locker room.
"As long as they do their job, I have no problem with having to listen to music that I'm not familiar with and routines that are a little bit different," said Kelly, whose musical tastes stop and end with Bruce Springsteen more than Jay-Z, Beyonce, Drake and Travis Scott.
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — Bruce Springsteen has appeared for a surprise performance at a New Jersey festival.
"The Boss" took a break from "Springsteen on Broadway" and performed with the band Social Distortion at the inaugural Sea.Hear.Now festival in Asbury Park Sunday.
He played three songs, "Bad Luck," ''Misery Loves Company" and "Ring of Fire," in front of several thousand festival attendees.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Hall of Fame is on its way toward getting a new home.
Officials broke ground on Wednesday at a site in the American Dream megamall and entertainment complex at the Meadowlands.
The museum has been mobile for its 10-year existence. Among its more than 140 inductees are Frank Sinatra, Paul Robeson, Meryl Streep, Toni Morrison and Bruce Springsteen.
Today in History for September 23rd
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen, Jon Stewart, Jim Gaffigan and Seth Meyers are headlining this year's Stand Up for Heroes fundraiser, which benefits injured veterans and their families.
Jimmy Carr and Eric Church are also on the bill for the Nov. 5 comedy event at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
NEW YORK (AP) — Prabal Gurung had a lot to say at New York Fashion Week, and he said it in living color.
The designer sent models from 35 countries around the globe down his runway Sunday, chosen to represent a world where "all humanity reigns." Because, as Bruce Springsteen said in Gurung's closing song, we can "Dream Baby Dream."
Today in History for August 25th
Lucero, "Among the Ghosts" (Liberty & Lament/Thirty Tigers)
Lucero has put out great records before, but for whatever reason — geography, confusion over genre, a lack of recognition from the folks who decide what gets heard — the Memphis-based quintet has never attained the level of stardom it probably deserves.