| May 21, 2012
| 1:01 PM
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...
| May 21, 2012
| 10:23 AM
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...
| May 24, 2012
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Gov’t Mule and moe.
June 24, 7 p.m., $38.50, Toyota Presents Oakdale, 95 South Turnpike Road, Wallingford, (203) 269-8721, oakdale.com
If jam bands were NFL teams, guitarist and singer Warren Haynes would be a first-round draft pick, maybe even...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 12:29 PM
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...
| Feb 10, 2012
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
| Jul 22, 2011
| 1:59 PM
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.
| Jul 22, 2011
| 8:13 PM
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...
| Aug 10, 2008
It was Aug. 11, 1973, at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. Onstage was Marc Bolan, the enigmatic singer of T. Rex, in a shiny purple jumpsuit unzipped to his navel, wailing on a Gibson Les Paul Custom guitar. A halo of bushy hair swung around his face,...
| Jan 24, 2007
In the '70s, Erik Buell was an AMA superbike racer. In the '80s, he added Harley-Davidson engineer and Buell Motorcycles founder to his resume. Now, the Buell chairman and chief technical officer is fronting the Thunderbolts rock band and designing a line...
| Jun 25, 2009
And in the beginning, there was no recorded sound. For millennia, music lovers had to play songs for each other in order to hear their favorite music. Because of this, perhaps -- as Greg Milner points out in his exhaustive, technically precise and...