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  • Small-business profile: The Shed in Highland Park

    Small-business profile: The Shed in Highland Park
    The Shed is unique to Highland Park and the North Shore. It's a music social club that provides rehearsal space for musicians who want to practice individually, jam in group settings, network, and/or attend clinics and intimate concerts, according to...
  • 'The Frank Morgan Story' sounds like a fine fit at L.A. Film Festival

     'The Frank Morgan Story' sounds like a fine fit at L.A. Film Festival
    Frank Morgan was a legendary jazz saxophonist, recording 20 albums and crafting a unique sound that attracted the likes of Charlie Parker and Duke Ellington. But perhaps what's most remarkable is that Morgan accomplished all this while spending 30 years...
  • Jenny Lewis not only has a new album, she has a new wine

    Jenny Lewis not only has a new album, she has a new wine
    It's hard to miss that songwriter and indie rocker Jenny Lewis just came out with her first album in six years, "The Voyager" — to rave reviews. She’s also got something else new, namely The Voyager wine, which will debut today exclusively...
  • '70s band Chase staging a Chicago reunion

     '70s band Chase staging a Chicago reunion
    For the first — and possibly the last — time in four decades, Chicago once again will echo with the blare of the hard-hitting trumpets that propelled the band Chase into the musical spotlight in the early 1970s. Back then, bandleader and...
  • 'Weird Al' Yankovic dominates Spotify's viral track charts

    'Weird Al' Yankovic dominates Spotify's viral track charts
    There's nothing odd about it -- "Weird Al" Yankovic's new album dominated Spotify's most-shared track charts in its first week in release. Globally and in the U.S., songs from the pop music parodist's "Mandatory Fun" currently hold four of the five...
  • Stevie Wonder, Cloris Leachman honorary graduates at NU today

    Stevie Wonder, Cloris Leachman honorary graduates at NU today
    Musician Stevie Wonder and actress Cloris Leachman were among those who received honorary degrees from Northwestern University this morning. Joining them was Chicago Symphony Orchestra Music Director Riccardo Muti, who also gave the keynote address this...
  • Coastal panel recommends that U2 guitarist's Malibu project proceed

    Coastal panel recommends that U2 guitarist's Malibu project proceed
    After years of skirmishing over a rock star's proposal to build a secluded compound on a rugged Malibu ridge, the California Coastal Commission staff recommended Friday that the project move forward — with modifications. U2 guitarist the Edge, a....
  • 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,...
  • 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-...
  • 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....