| Jun 4, 2012
| 2:25 PM
3.5 stars (out of 4)
Alejandro Escovedo comes out brawling on his 11th studio album in two decades, “Big Station” (Fantasy/Concord). The Texas-based singer-songwriter just turned 61, but he’s never had a higher profile, thanks to recent...
| 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 16, 2012
We don’t need more bars and restaurants downtown
To the editor:
Back a few years ago, country singers Merle Haggard and George Jones recorded a duet with the line “We must have been drunk when we said we’d stop drinkin’; we must...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 1:05 AM
TThe way Jacoby Shaddix sees it, Papa Roach is traveling all the way from California to Aberdeen. So the least you can do is get off your couch and come to the show.
Why not, man? said Shaddix, the rock band's lead vocalist. You can either sit around...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 8:07 PM
3.5 stars (out of 4)
Neneh Cherry was a rising star in 1989 with a debut album, “Raw Like Sushi,” that mashed up hip-hop, punk, jazz and dance and yielded an international hit, “Buffalo Stance.” Since then, the Swedish vocalist...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 12:52 PM
Their music is so appealing they've been whisked to exotic locations for private shows, and they've been booked to perform for VIPs so important they were under gag-order not to talk about them.
They are the Maryland-based '80s tribute band The Reagan...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 6:19 AM
When AMERICAN IDOL’s 12th season debuts in January 2013, superstar judge Mariah Carey - the best-selling female recording artist of all time – and returning judge Randy Jackson, a Grammy Award-winning producer whose expertise and beloved...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Does anybody really know what time it is?
Music Director Elizabeth Schulze and the Maryland Symphony Orchestra certainly do.
It is time — 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 — for "Classic Rock Meets Orchestra," the pops concert of...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 8:22 AM
The 14th annual World Music Festival made a bit of history over the weekend, presenting all its shows for free and, better still, tapping unconventional venues deep inside the neighborhoods.
Never before had the festival staged performances at Austin...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 8:20 AM
On Friday, I'll be in Williamsburg doing my best Howard Stern immitation. Or maybe, I'll be mimicking Howie Mandel. The bottom line is that I'll be a judge at this year's Williamsburg's Got Talent competition.
I may not be as edgy as Stern or as bald...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 10:02 AM
Prince’s concert Monday at the United Center didn’t really finish, it fizzled.
The singer spent two hours working his band and the nearly full house, including an encore, and then walked off stage with a smile and a wave. The lights stayed...