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  • Hornsby's new musical adventure

    Bruce Hornsby spent much of the past three years challenging himself on stage. Now he has used those shows to put together a new two-disc set that he acknowledges will challenge his listeners. "Solo Concerts," released last week on the Vanguard label,...
  • The one-man reunion tour

    The one-man reunion tour
    More than three years have passed since the last time R. Bruce performed for a live audience. So, he said he is a bit nervous about the three shows he is doing this weekend at Cozzy's Comedy Club in Newport News. But the 60-year-old musical comedian...
  • Cosimo Matassa dies at 88; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, producer

    Cosimo Matassa dies at 88; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, producer
    Cosimo Matassa, 88, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member who recorded New Orleans rock and rhythm and blues from the 1950s to the 1970s, died Thursday in New Orleans, said his granddaughter Mia Matassa. He had been ailing since he had a stroke in 2009....
  • 'New Basement Tapes' album of lost Bob Dylan songs due Nov. 11

    'New Basement Tapes' album of lost Bob Dylan songs due Nov. 11
    “Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes,” an ambitious new project in which a handful of contemporary musicians have completed unfinished songs by Bob Dylan nearly half a century old, has been set for release on Nov. 11. Additionally, a...
  • Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1982 [videos]

    Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1982 [videos]
    This week, 32 years ago, gamers were enjoying the first month of the release of Nintendo's "Donkey Kong Jr.," MLB pitcher Gaylord Perry was ejected from a game for throwing a spitball and the following songs were the most popular in the United States,...
  • Lorde to write 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay' single, curate soundtrack

    Lorde to write 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay' single, curate soundtrack
    "The Hunger Games" is getting the royal treatment. Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Lorde will write the first single for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1" and hand-pick the artists for the soundtrack, Lionsgate announced Thursday. The 17-...
  • 'Fast & Furious 7' to get fancy with Iggy Azalea cameo

    "Fast & Furious 7" is getting all fancy on us. The next installment of Universal's automotive action franchise will feature an appearance by Australian rapper Iggy Azalea, whose electro-dusted single "Fancy" has been an inescapable earworm this summer...
  • Notre Dame tight end Ben Koyack has big shoes to fill

     Notre Dame tight end Ben Koyack has big shoes to fill
    CULVER, Ind. — Among the pads, uniforms and other clothing and equipment Notre Dame tight end Ben Koyack brought with him to Culver Military Academy, he also made sure to pack his guitar. The pastoral setting for the first week of preseason camp...
  • Rivers a 'tragedy of the commons'?: My Word

    About 130 people stood in line at the entrance table inside the administration building of the St. Johns River Water Management District headquarters in Palataka on Aug. 28.They waited patiently to sign up to speak on behalf of their beloved rivers...
  • Sit! Stay! Listen! Pet Life Radio is on

    Sit! Stay! Listen! Pet Life Radio is on
    Want to know the latest trends in carpeted cat furniture? What to do about your dog's strange skin rash? If you really can train a rabbit to walk on a leash? There's probably a show on Pet Life Radio to answer these questions — and just about...
  • Club offers music classes, concerts and scholarships

    More than 60 years ago, a group of Hollywood residents and musicians organized to give back to the community. The Music Club of Hollywood was born, and to this day, it continues to help educate and make music available to a variety of audiences. "We...