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2015/01/30 16:21
2015/01/30 16:21
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Umphrey’s McGee is one of the most popular bands in America on the Jam Band scene. Its sound can attract an eclectic audience with hints of Rock, Jazz and R&B and the well-rounded, phenomenal...
2015/01/30 16:21
2015/01/30 16:21
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2015/01/28 06:49
2015/01/28 06:49
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This time it’s personal: the Tweedy family album Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy and his drummer son, Spencer, have made an album together. The family matriarch’s battle with cancer was their ‘guiding presence’...
2015/01/22 21:27
2015/01/22 21:27
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Like many great artists, Bob Dylan has made a career and reputation out of playing with ambiguities. After all, we are talking about a man who told an entire generation that the answers to many of...
2015/01/21 16:22
2015/01/21 16:22
9d
This weekend the Cincinnati Pops pays tribute to the music of Stephen Foster and other songs rooted in the American experience with “American Originals,” performed by veteran and emerging Roots...
2015/01/18 05:44
2015/01/18 05:44
12d
Marietta College has four events scheduled for its Social Justice Speaker Series this spring, opening on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The speaker series is being organized by MC's Office of Civic...
2015/01/16 20:39
2015/01/16 20:39
14d
Blues SummitThe legacy of the blues genre is secure, but its future is in question. To that end, a new honour has been minted. The Cobalt Prize, to be presented at the national Maple Blues Awards gala...
2015/01/16 16:19
2015/01/16 16:19
14d
DANBURY, Conn. -- Elvis is in the house ... at least in spirit, in Danbury's Palace Theatre. January 8th marked what would have been Elvis Presley’s 80th birthday. One of the greatest singers of the...
2015/01/16 15:13
2015/01/16 15:13
14d
Joe Henry is a low-key renaissance man. The respected singer-songwriter, author and Grammy-winning producer has steadily built a multifaceted career of enviable scope. His 13th solo album, "Invisible...
2015/01/16 00:57
2015/01/16 00:57
14d
Indie singer-songwriter Lauren Shera performs at 8 p.m. Jan. 16 at Hopmonk Tavern in Novato. Clubs and restaurants 19 Broadway Nite Club: 17 Broadway Blvd., Fairfax; 459-1091; www.19broadway.com....
2015/01/15 01:23
2015/01/15 01:23
15d
Here’s a quick way to guess someone’s age. Is it The Izod Center? Then you’re probably a millennial (The Izod was so renamed in 2007). Continental Arena? Then you’re Gen-X or Y (it became The...
2015/01/13 17:05
2015/01/13 17:05
17d
Another day, another massive round of acts announced for South by Southwest (SXSW) 2015. Today (Jan. 13), the Austin festival announced dozens of new acts that will hit the town between March 17 and...
Read more at Billboard, Spin
2015/01/13 01:39
2015/01/13 01:39
17d
Leading the new crop of artists is Ireland’s Hozier, Celtic legends [aa.artistThe Waterboys], New Zealand collective fly My pretties, plus locals Diesel and The Rumjacks. See the full sixth lineup...
2015/01/12 23:21
2015/01/12 23:21
17d
ANALYSIS/OPINION: “Something’s going on here, and it just ain’t right,” a friend posted on my Facebook page. The catalyst was yet another mashup of six pop-country tunes showing what we all know —...
2015/01/12 17:40
2015/01/12 17:40
18d
Saturday night at the Saenger Theatre was, in the words of Dr. John, “Such a Night.” A parade of stars came together for “The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: A Celebration of Mac & His Music.” The big...
2015/01/11 22:20
2015/01/11 22:20
18d
By the time the sold-out crowd left the three-hour-plus musical tribute to Emmylou Harris Saturday, it was almost easy to forget that many question whether Americana such as hers can survive the music...
2015/01/11 09:37
2015/01/11 09:37
19d
Stars join Emmylou Harris in Washington concert tribute Published: 11 January 2015 Emmylou Harris and Vince Gill perform on stage during The Life & Songs of Emmylou Harris: An All Star Concert...
2015/01/08 21:06
2015/01/08 21:06
21d
A documentary on Russell Brand, Ondi Timoner's BRAND: A Second Coming, will open the South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival on March 13. In addition, a documentary on Mavis Staples,...
Read more at Billboard, indieWIRE
2014/12/31 18:46
2014/12/31 18:46
30d
Lady Gaga singing "If I Ever Lose My Faith in You"? Martin Short leading a seeming cast of thousands (OK, dozens) doing "Yankee Doodle Dandy"? Bruno Mars performing "Message in a Bottle"? It can only...
2014/12/31 18:40
2014/12/31 18:40
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While new concert dates often are announced in January, this year, a slate of admirable shows has already been set. Here are a few highlights, along with a list of who's coming - so far - in...
2014/12/31 14:57
2014/12/31 14:57
30d
This year was as good as it was bad for music. Since over-hyped drool has become the mainstream standard, the bar has never been lower. Paradoxically, many artists are responding to the overall...
2015/01/30 16:21
2015/01/30 16:21
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