Valencia Jazz & Blues 2020 Concert Series canceled
Kelly's Lot plays at the 20th Annual Valencia Jazz and Blues Concert Series at the Westfield Valencia Towncenter Friday evening. Cory Rubin/The Signal

Valencia Jazz & Blues 2020 Concert Series canceled

Due to the restrictions still in place prohibiting large gatherings and concerts, Valencia Jazz & Blues Concert officials have decided to cancel the 2020 series. Set to begin June 19…

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CalArts students wish you good ‘Karma’
Andrea Turk, Summer Wagner (co-director), Janelle Brosnan (director) and Alissa Rooney (cinematographer), left to right, pose in front of the background they made for the "KARMA" music video. Courtesy

CalArts students wish you good ‘Karma’

A Valencia High School grad and California Institute of the Arts student recently stepped out of her comfort zone to help a fellow artist. Photographer Janelle Brosnan met award-winning singer…

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SCV resident creates a virtual symphony
SCV resident Shie Rozow, a film and TV composer, used remote recording to bring together 82 musicians to create this beautiful mash-up of “Bridge Over Troubled Water” and “What a Wonderful World.” Courtesy

SCV resident creates a virtual symphony

As with many industries deemed “nonessential,” music and live entertainment have been severely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. So, local composer Shie Rozow decided to bring the music to people…

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West Ranch High to host world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra
Nick Hilscher, lead of the Glenn Mill Orchestra, sings with the band as they play at West Ranch High School on Monday night. Katharine Lotze/Signal.

West Ranch High to host world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra

The West Ranch High School jazz ensemble is scheduled to host the Glenn Miller Orchestra for a one-night concert on Tuesday, March 10, to help fundraise for the school’s music program. The night will begin with an opening performance from the West Ranch jazz band and then the orchestra will perform some of Miller’s famous tunes.

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A seat with the stars for the awards show
Britney Pollock attended the 2020 Grammys as a seat filler and was able to interact with stars like Lizzo and Ariana Grande. Britney Pollock.

A seat with the stars for the awards show

While Grammy night may seem full to the brim with stars and industry figures, not everyone in the crowd is famous. There are also more than a few seat-fillers.

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Local singer Stina releases first single
"Stina" is a local recording artist who recently released her first single. January 31, 2020. Bobby Block / The Signal.

Local singer Stina releases first single

Stina learned firsthand how isolating Hollywood can be behind the glitz and glam. But instead of just moping about it, she turned her experience into art.

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CalArts to take over Troubadour for Soundstream 2020
CalArts’ Laugh Queens rock the Troubadour at Soundstream 2019,. Rafael Hernandez, Courtesy of CalArts.

CalArts to take over Troubadour for Soundstream 2020

On Monday, CalArts students will perform at the legendary West Hollywood nightclub for the Soundstream 2020 showcase concert. From electronica to goth rock to Afropop by individual student artists and bands, Soundstream will showcase the talents of NMND, Tauri, My Boyfriend, Bridgette Blank, Skullmatter, Vicken Hovsepian, Makalo, Bart Tholamew and J.Lyn.

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SCAA to host solo and group art shows
Richard Omura poses with his piece that won first place in the mixed media category at the 2019 SCAA Art Classic. Courtesy.

SCAA to host solo and group art shows

Starting Feb. 20, the Santa Clarita Artists Association is set to host free solo and group shows in Newhall for local artists, which the public can view for weeks at…

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