| May 29, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Nicole Frechette was sitting on her porch in Nashville fixing lunch when the Advocate called. It's a few days before the Madison native is heading into the studio to put the finishing touches on her album, Listen Here, due out on June 4, partially paid...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 11:19 AM
As Bob Kealing notes in his new book, most folks who drive by Orlando's Loch Haven Neighborhood Center have "no idea how it used to rock."
Inside the building, the place looks much like it did in the 1960s, when it was the Orlando Youth Center. Then,...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 6:19 AM
For the better part of a decade, the Zac Brown Band toiled away in relative obscurity, playing bars and clubs, gaining a grassroots following and earning a reputation as a collective of musician’s musicians.
Years passed. Then, suddenly, when The...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 1:03 PM
Entertainment on the stage at the Flavor Fare
North Fourth and State streets
Co-sponsored by BMO Harris Bank, GreenFields of Geneva and Geneva Chamber of Commerce. Stage greenery supplied by Plandscape, Inc.
Sound by R/J Recording & Sound
| Aug 30, 2012
| 7:50 AM
The start of the NFL season is around the corner and you know what that means: Bears sightings. Lots of them.
The Bears players who live elsewhere during the off-season have joined the teammates who live in the Chicago area year-round. Together, the...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 10:58 AM
Lucy's 51 is a classic Toluca Lake spot, one still haunted by the gently jiving spirits of high times and late nights long since past.
This room on Riverside Drive has a formidable history: Its previous incarnation was venerable jazz club the Money Tree,...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 5:22 AM
Where will Brad Paisley and Miranda Lambert and the celebrities on hand for their highly anticipated concert Saturday at Wrigley Field hang out once the show ends?
Even a few years ago, they only would have had a few country music-friendly options...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Steve Munoz likes to drink.
He said he's the first customer in the downtown Huntington Beach bars every morning at 11 a.m. However, while the Huntington resident enjoys partying, he enjoys one thing even more - partying responsibly.
"I don't wake up...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 8:45 AM
Kinky Friedman, The Bipolar Tour
June 19, Café Nine, 250 State St., New Haven, (203) 789-8281, cafenine.com; June 20, Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville, (860) 693-9762, 41bridgestreet.com
The first thing you should know about Kinky...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 6:38 AM
Texas-born country singer Tracy Lawrence has been selected as the headliner for the 2012 Isle of Wight County Fair, organizers announced this week. He'll perform 9 p.m. Sept. 15. The fair's concerts are included with a $5 fair admission ticket.
| Jun 23, 2012
| 2:53 PM
"The Bob & Tom Show," a long-running and highly rated syndicated morning radio program, will replace the Morning Drive on Real Country 99.9 WHFB-FM on Monday.
Created in 1983 by hosts Bob Kevoian and Tom Griswold, the lively, humorous talk show...