At 3 1/2 hours, Monday's 58th annual
lasted far too long to qualify as a roller-coaster ride. But it had enough ups and downs to almost qualify, including performances that varied wildly in quality, audio glitches that marred Adele's...
Genre-leaping singer Linda Ronstadt and New York hip-hop legends Run-D.M.C. head the list of artists who have been chosen to receive Lifetime Achievement Awards next month at the
' annual Special Merit Awards ceremony.
8/2: Real Estate @ BellyUp Tavern, bellyup.com
Summertime-infused indie jams from a band that resides in the Garden State (that's Jersey, yo!).
8/3: Paul Wall @ 4th and B, 4thandbevents.com
I did not grow up in San Diego, but its vibrant and varied music scene has nurtured me — personally and professionally — since moving here in my late teens. And what I loved about the music scene then is exactly what I love about it now, several decades...