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  • A member of Gene Vincent's band describes joining Rock Hall of Fame

    A member of Gene Vincent's band describes joining Rock Hall of Fame
    "I’m coming down off the cloud. It'll take me a few days, but I expect I’ll get there," said 71-year-old drummer Dickie Harrell, who, as part of Gene Vincent's original band, was inducted into the Rock Hall of Fame on Saturday. A number of...
  • The Google doodle: A highly creative home page homage

    The Google doodle: A highly creative home page homage
    Photographer Robert Doisneau is known for Parisian street scenes that reflected his fascination with what he called "the marvels of daily life." Four of his images — including his famous (if posed) 1950 picture of a kissing couple — graced...
  • He put the 'wah' in rock 'n' roll

    He put the 'wah' in rock 'n' roll
    You've probably seen Del Casher, sporting a yachtsman's cap as he cruises around town in his fire-engine-red sedan, and never given him a second look. But the 73-year-old musician, who operates a sound studio on Magnolia Boulevard in Burbank, is one of...
  • Best Coast in relaxed mode while hard at work on second album

    Best Coast in relaxed mode while hard at work on second album
    Somewhere deep in the catacombs of Capitol Studios in Hollywood, Bethany Cosentino has found a little place of her own. It's squeezed into a tight corner in the control room of Studio B, where she sits behind an ancient synthesizer to relax or think or...
  • 2012 Grammy award nominees: Who will win?

    2012 Grammy award nominees: Who will win?
    Check out the complete list of nominees for this year's Grammy Awards. Tune in on Sunday February 12 at 8/7c to see if your predictions were right.     Record Of The Year Rolling In The Deep Adele Holocene Bon Iver Grenade Bruno Mars The Cave...
  • Mandolin master David Grisman plays Infinity Music Hall

    Mandolin master David Grisman plays Infinity Music Hall
    If you Google “Top Mandolin Players,” pretty much every result you get will have David “Dawg” Grisman in the top five. The man is a living legend. Go ahead and try it. I’ll wait… Over the course of his 50-year career,...
  • PIX11 Talks With Andrew Lee, Director And Writer Of Short Film "Home Again"

    PIX11 Talks With Andrew Lee, Director And Writer Of Short Film "Home Again"
    The Manhattan Film Festival, features films on a local and national level. Andrew Lee, director and writer of the short film "Home Again" sat down with PIX11's Alyssa Zauderer to discuss the trials and tribulations of two friends and a guitar. Alyssa...
  • Dillon scores first trucks win of season at Nashville

    Austin Dillon passed Johnny Sauter with 23 laps to go and did not look back, winning Friday night's Lucas Deep Clean 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Nashville Superspeedway for his first trip to victory lane this season. Dillon, who won two...
  • Guitar History To Hit Auction Block

    Guitar History To Hit Auction Block
    Most musicians, and many non musicians have some idea of who Les Paul is and what he played. Born in Waukesha, Wisconsin back in 1915, he was known as the father of the electric guitar. He truly revolutionized the sound of the electric guitar, and...
  • 2012: The Year the Music Died (So Far)

    2012: The Year the Music Died (So Far)
    It’s not even June. But already this calendar year we’ve lost a gut-wrenching list of people who’ve impacted the music world: impresarios Don Cornelius and Dick Clark, R&B legends Johnny Otis and Etta James, the incomparable Band...
  • Our Picks: Sunday jazz in Fairfield County

    Our Picks: Sunday jazz in Fairfield County
    You don't have to train it to the big city to hear some great jazz on a Sunday evening. Here are a couple of world class performers that are bringing their talents to the quiet reaches of inland Fairfield County. Bucky Pizzarelli & Ed Laub: Sarah's...