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  • Studio for work, bluegrass for fun: The Brombies

    Studio for work, bluegrass for fun: The Brombies
    When local bluegrass band the Brombies gets to work, it always feels more like a family reunion than a professional musical performance. Now in their fourth year of an every-Monday residency at Burbank's Viva Cantina, their fast-moving style, far-ranging repertoire and incandescent, spontaneous soloing underscore the fact that these are some of the most tenured and talented musicians in Southern California.
  • Catherine Denise brings blues to Burbank stage

    Catherine Denise brings blues to Burbank stage
    Life in the blues jungle is demanding. It's a specific musical society with a well-defined culture and attitude and to thrive therein, a player must be ready to deliver the uncut goods. For Texas blues guitarist-singer Catherine Denise, a figure so...

    Metallica turns on the sound and cameras

    Metallica turns on the sound and cameras
    In “Metallica Through the Never,” which debuted last week in Burbank and opened wider in cinemas this weekend, the multi-platinum heavy-metal band has delivered less a traditional concert film than a music-driven feature. “We wanted...

    Burbank theater helps build community, founder says

    Burbank theater helps build community, founder says
    When she was 8 years old, Julia Swanwick had three lines in “The Three and a Half Musketeers,” her first theatrical production. That kicked off a decade of theater during which she performed in nearly 30 plays and musicals. She played Miss...

    Story of Triumph at Colony Theatre

    Story of Triumph at Colony Theatre
    Roland Hayes, born in 1887 to former slaves-turned-impoverished tenant farmers, was in his teens when he heard a recording of the great tenor Caruso and knew that he had found his calling. By the mid-1920s, despite being barred from some venues because of...