Stay Tuned, the outfit formerly known as MainLine, is preparing to hit the road in the next few weeks, taking advantage of the $3000 Western States Arts Federation Independent Music on Tour grant Mane Rok was awarded last year. What makes this jaunt particularly noteworthy, beside the fact that loca ... More >>
Big pics below.In July, we previewed UFC 135 in Denver -- "back... where the first one started," UFC President Dana White said at a press conference here. We're now just days away from the September 24 match, and UFC is hyping the card (topped by light heavyweight champ Jon Jones defending hi ... More >>
Over the next couple of weeks, Backbeat will feature some Top Ten lists from around the Village Voice Media chain. Click here for previous year-in-review coverage from Backbeat and VVM.
Hip-hop A-listers including Rick Ross, Akon and Plies were caught grossly exaggerating their gangster credentials ... More >>
After years of grinding it out on her own, writing, recording and performing here and across the country on her own dime, truly embodying a grassroots, do-it-yourself approach, Angie Stevens is about to get a major boost from a well-regarded member of the music industry. Next month, the affable loc ... More >>