Little Richard has always been an enigma. Did he, as he often bragged, invent rock ‘n’ roll, or was this just another case of him trying to overhype his importance? Was he a true innovator or just a cheap imitation of cult music personality Equerita?
Not even Mother Nature could stop the Foo Fighters 20th Anniversary Blowout at RFK Stadium on Saturday. The band threw itself — and a crowd of 40,000 spectators — a rockin’ fiesta to coincide with the ruby anniversary of the release of its self-titled first album in 1995. Backed by a bevy of supporting acts such as Gary Clarke Jr., Buddy Guy, Heart, LL Cool J and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, the Foos celebrated both their music and America’s birthday in high-rock fashion.
Panama is joining several other Latin American nations in dropping out of the Miss Universe pageant in protest over Donald Trump’s comments about immigrants.
Matt Stonie upset Joey “Jaws” Chestnut to win the July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan’s Famous in Coney Island, breaking Chestnut’s bid for a ninth straight victory.
The Washington production of Threesixty Entertainment’s “Peter Pan” features 20 actors, personable puppets, thrilling flying sequences and the world’s first 360-degree computer-generated imagery theater set designed to astound all ages.
The Grateful Dead is closing the lid on its storied half-century of concerts this weekend in Chicago, where a museum has captured the band’s prankster heart by displaying its artifacts, skeletons-and-roses iconography included, in the shadow of a world-famous dinosaur.
Al Pacino stars as a debauched and aging rock star that found a creative spark from an unusual source in a heartwarming film now available in the high definition format.
Defending champion Miki Sudo captured the women’s division of the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan’s Famous in Coney Island on Saturday with a flourish that emphasized strategy rather than condiments.
Meghan Trainor is postponing two shows because of a hemorrhage on her vocal cords.
Three Grammy nominations didn’t hurt, but it’s a bit of naughty lyric offering new meaning to the consumption of groceries that has propelled Jhene Aiko’s popularity.