Tuesday, September 18

Los Angeles native Robert Francis' new album "Before Nightfall" will be released in stores on Oct. 20 and will showcase his eclectic musical background. He will be performing at The Roxy and currently has the iTunes Single of the Week, which is titled "Junebug."

Q&A with Robert Francis

Robert Francis' single "Junebug" from his new album "Before Nightfall" is featured as the current iTunes Single of the Week. Read more...

Photo: Los Angeles native Robert Francis' new album "Before Nightfall" will be released in stores on Oct. 20 and will showcase his eclectic musical background. He will be performing at The Roxy and currently has the iTunes Single of the Week, which is titled "Junebug."

Los Angeles native Robert Francis' new album "Before Nightfall" will be released in stores on Oct. 20 and will showcase his eclectic musical background. He will be performing at The Roxy and currently has the iTunes Single of the Week, which is titled "Junebug."

Los Angeles native Robert Francis' new album "Before Nightfall" will be released in stores on Oct. 20 and will showcase his eclectic musical background. He will be performing at The Roxy Theatre and currently has the iTunes Single of the Week, which is titled "Junebug."

Q&A with Robert Francis

Robert Francis' single "Junebug" from his new album "Before Nightfall" is featured as the current iTunes Single of the Week. The album has been released on iTunes and will be available in stores on Oct. 20. Francis spoke with A&E senior staff member Maryia Krivoruchko in an interview about his Los Angeles upbringing, musical influences and emerging career. Read more...

Photo: Los Angeles native Robert Francis' new album "Before Nightfall" will be released in stores on Oct. 20 and will showcase his eclectic musical background. He will be performing at The Roxy Theatre and currently has the iTunes Single of the Week, which is titled "Junebug."

Los Angeles native Robert Francis' new album "Before Nightfall" will be released in stores on Oct. 20 and will showcase his eclectic musical background. He will be performing at The Roxy Theatre and currently has the iTunes Single of the Week, which is titled "Junebug."

Los Angeles native Robert Francis' new album "Before Nightfall" will be released in stores on Oct. 20 and will showcase his eclectic musical background. He will be performing at The Roxy Theatre and currently has the iTunes Single of the Week, which is titled "Junebug."

Q&A with Robert Francis

Robert Francis' single "Junebug" from his new album "Before Nightfall" is featured as the current iTunes Single of the Week. Read more...

Photo: Los Angeles native Robert Francis' new album "Before Nightfall" will be released in stores on Oct. 20 and will showcase his eclectic musical background. He will be performing at The Roxy Theatre and currently has the iTunes Single of the Week, which is titled "Junebug."

Los Angeles native Robert Francis' new album "Before Nightfall" will be released in stores on Oct. 20 and will showcase his eclectic musical background. He will be performing at The Roxy Theatre and currently has the iTunes Single of the Week, which is titled "Junebug."

Soundbite: Tick Tock

Really quick, here are a few things about "Tick Tock" that might seem more important than they actually are: It's a concept album based on French writer Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's wanderings through the Sahara Desert after his plane crashed, the band is from Norway, and they call themselves Gazpacho. Read more...


Linkin Park guitarist and UCLA alumnus Brad Delson works on a project for Music for Relief, a nonprofit organization that provides relief to victims of natural disasters. Some of the money raised by ticket sales for Linkin Park concerts goes toward the organization.

Linkin Park uses Music for Relief to help natural disaster victims

Many people have been hurt due to natural disasters, from earthquakes to wildfires. Smoky skies previously looming over UCLA can attest to the nearby threats. Though it's hard to imagine doing something to combat such mighty powers, making a difference can be as simple as going to a concert. Read more...

Photo: Linkin Park guitarist and UCLA alumnus Brad Delson works on a project for Music for Relief, a nonprofit organization that provides relief to victims of natural disasters. Some of the money raised by ticket sales for Linkin Park concerts goes toward the organization.

Linkin Park guitarist and UCLA alumnus Brad Delson works on a project for Music for Relief, a nonprofit organization that provides relief to victims of natural disasters. Some of the money raised by ticket sales for Linkin Park concerts goes toward the organization.

Johnny Cooper, a 21-year-old singer, songwriter and guitarist from Texas, will debut at the Plush Lounge in Los Angeles.

Johnny Cooper to play the Key Club

A good old country boy from Texas is coming to the Key Club on the Sunset Strip and bringing strong funk-based music as mixed as an iPod shuffle. Read more...

Photo: Johnny Cooper, a 21-year-old singer, songwriter and guitarist from Texas, will debut at the Plush Lounge in Los Angeles.

Johnny Cooper, a 21-year-old singer, songwriter and guitarist from Texas, will debut at the Plush Lounge in Los Angeles.

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Rosewood Thieves

Maybe members of Generation Y did learn something in the wake of their parents' legendary psychedelic rock joyride of the '70s after all. Read more...

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