| Aug 18, 2012
| 6:05 PM
The fifth annual Flights & Sounds Summer Festival at the Orange County Great Park will continue Aug. 23 with Jim Washburn's Guitar Picks.
The festival's Made in America Weekend — dedicated to blues, swing and guitars — will kick off with a...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 7:46 AM
Apparently, the ballroom was "shellshocked" by last week's bottom two. The ballroom needs to toughen up. Tonight is Latin night. I hope that doesn't mean every other dance is a rumba — booooorrrrring. We start with Carlos Santana performing "Evil...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Sirens of the '60s, which comes to Aberdeen March 14-17, is truly a family show.
The revue, a salute to the great female vocalists of the 1960s such as Dionne Warwick, Lesley Gore, Barbra Streisand, Petula Clark and Shirley Bassey, is being...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 10:21 PM
The Ravinia Festival remains one of the nation’s heavyweight classical music impresarios even if it increasingly finds itself in the position of playing Goliath to the David of the Grant Park Music Festival at Millennium Park. Ho-hum symphonic...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Quick: What comes after this? When you're alone and life is making you lonely, you can always go ...
If you know the next word is Downtown, you are well-equipped to sing along at next week's Sirens of the '60s show at the Capitol Theatre.
| Apr 27, 2012
| 7:49 AM
HARBOR SPRINGS -- Area women are invited to attend the two-day live simulcast from Orlando, Fla., with Priscilla Shirer, "Going Beyond -- Because God Wants to Meet You Where You Are," 7-9 p.m. Friday, May 4, and 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 6:57 AM
It's what artists have, so it's what artists do: donate their skills for the benefit of others.
And it's what the Pine River Jazz Band is doing. The new jazz band has a gig Saturday, Dec. 1, to help raise money and non-perishable food items for victims...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 12:18 PM
Jazz in Chicago encompasses many overlapping scenes, and one of the most distinctive of them will launch its yearly celebration this weekend.
The city's Asian-American community has contributed immeasurably to the richness and range of music in Chicago,...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 11:07 AM
In the 1980s, Tony Andriacchi was almost as famous in Chicago as his heroes Tony Bennett and Frank Sinatra were around the world.
Audiences queued up to hear one of the most lustrous male voices to come out of this city, an instrument that Andriacchi...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 9:06 AM
Jazz took root in Poland long ago – even before World War II – and the country has prized it ever since.
If the music lived underground in the 1950s, when the Soviet Union considered it "decadent," Polish listeners – and their...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 7:31 AM
International classical musical vocalist and gospel singer Jubilant Sykes will star in the world premiere of Daniel Beaty's "Breath and Imagination: The Story of Roland Hayes."
The classically trained baritone performed opera, jazz and spirituals...