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  • Stagecoach 2014: Jason Isbell, Spirit Family Reunion and Riff Raff

    Stagecoach 2014: Jason Isbell, Spirit Family Reunion and Riff Raff
    This post has been updated. See note below for details. “I don’t know if we’re a country band,” widely lauded singer and songwriter Jason Isbell said during his set Saturday at the Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio....
  • DJ Rashad dead at 34: 'Music lost a legend'

    DJ Rashad dead at 34: 'Music lost a legend'
    DJ Rashad, aka Rashad Harden, started out as a dancer in Chicago clubs and streetcorners, and turned into a pioneering producer. He helped usher in the next wave of dance music known as footwork. Harden, 34, of Calumet City, was found dead Saturday...
  • Review: Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra at the Harris Theater

    Review: Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra at the Harris Theater
    Now in his second season as music director, David Danzmayr is well on his way toward establishing his Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra as one of the leading suburban orchestras in the Chicago area. One way the gifted young Austrian conductor is achieving...
  • Review: Fetes begin for Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's Jeffrey Kahane

    Review: Fetes begin for Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's Jeffrey Kahane
    There was a sense of occasion at the Alex Theater in Glendale on Saturday night when Jeffrey Kahane led the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra in works by Hannah Lash, Chopin and Haydn. The day before, Kahane announced he would be leaving his post after...
  • Review: 'Nationalism in Music' from Bach Festival Society

    Patriotism and the arts are often connected — what American soul isn't lifted by hearing "The Stars and Stripes Forever," after all? — but music trumped politics Sunday afternoon in the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park's last concert of...
  • Sam Holden, photographer

    Sam Holden, photographer
    Sam Holden, a Baltimore-based photographer whose work appeared throughout the country, died Saturday after collapsing suddenly while doing yard work on his father's farm in Bel Air. He was 44. Mr. Holden operated a studio in Little Italy and worked as a...
  • Stagecoach 2014: Country festival is young fans' kinda party

    Stagecoach 2014: Country festival is young fans' kinda party
    This post has been updated. See note below for details. Country music's recent transformation from a form that spoke to a cross-generational audience about life's broader themes into a party-minded soundtrack for young adults was starkly apparent over...
  • Paul Simon, Edie Brickell arrested on suspicion of disorderly conduct

    Paul Simon, Edie Brickell arrested on suspicion of disorderly conduct
    Husband-wife singer-songwriters Paul Simon and Edie Brickell were arrested on Saturday at their home in Connecticut on disorderly conduct charges, according to police in New Canaan, Conn., who have scheduled a news conference Monday morning to discuss the...
  • DJ Rashad, Chicago juke producer, dead at 34

    DJ Rashad, Chicago juke producer, dead at 34
    The Chicago juke and footwork producer DJ Rashad has died, according to his representatives. He was 34. The artist and DJ, born Rashad Hanif Harden and based out of Calumet City, Ill., passed away around 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Chicago's lower west side....
  • Stagecoach 2014: John Prine and Michael Nesmith's smart country

    Stagecoach 2014: John Prine and Michael Nesmith's smart country
    Despite a wealth of party-ready anthems on offer, it was difficult to enjoy much of anything on the Mane Stage as the three-day Stagecoach Country Music Festival drew to a close on Sunday. I blame John Prine. And Michael Nesmith. In the early 1970s,...
  • Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1974 [Videos]

    Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1974 [Videos]
    The age of disco was dawning in this week's rundown from Billboard's Hot 100 chart archives. Groovy. 10. "Just Don't Want to Be Lonely," the Main Ingredient This was the Main Ingredient's second biggest hit (1972's "Everybody Plays the Fool" was...