Music & Nightlife Archive: August, 2012

Madonna Set List

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Madonna was late for the start of her own American tour on Tuesday night, showing up at the Axl Rose-ian hour of 10:30 before a packed house... Read more

The Madonna Manifesto: "I do not condone violence or the use of guns"

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Madonna opens the North America leg of her MDNA tour at the Wells Fargo Center in South Philadelphia tonight. As she's played around the world... Read more

Beyonce at Made in America?

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Does anyone really believe that Beyonce isn't going to show up on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for the inaugural year of her husband's Made... Read more

New Bob Dylan song from 'Tempest': "Duquesne Whistle"

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Bob Dylan's 35th studio album, Tempest, comes out on Sept. 11. That title might have something to do with The Tempest, Shakespeare's last play... Read more

Byard Lancaster, RIP

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Byard Lancaster, the prolific Philadelphia jazz saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist known for his avant-garde work in the early 1970s and... Read more

Nicki Minaj to join 'American Idol'

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Blonde rapper Nicki Minaj will join America Idol as a judge next season, US Weekly reported this afternoon. The Trinidadian MC, born Onika... Read more

Pussy Riot release new anti-Putin song

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The women of the Russian feminist art-punk band Pussy Riot have released a new song whose title translates at "Putin Lights Up The Fires." It's... Read more

Andrew W.K. rocks South Jersey

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The postmodern multi-media personality Andrew W. K. gives his signature white outfit and whiter teeth a South Jersey workout in his new video... Read more