| Oct 6, 2014
| 9:41 AM
This past Saturday, the Palace Theater in Stafford Springs hosted former Bob Dylan bassist Rob Stoner, along with Max Creek members Scott Murawski, Mark Mercier and Bill Carbone and Legion of Jerry's Jeff Martinson and Kate Hubbard, performing two sets of...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:00 PM
The final verse of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s 1974 hit single “Sweet Home Alabama” — “Muscle Shoals has got the Swampers / and they've been known to pick a song or two” — probably confused generations of pre-Wikipedia radio...
| Jul 2, 2015
| 2:42 PM
In 2012 Alex Musso was an economics major at Lafayette College but his passion was music when he formed a trio with fraternity borthers Zach Gold, a biochemistry major and guitarist, and Joey Tumulty, a civil enginneering major and pianist.
| Jun 28, 2015
| 8:37 AM
Its backers say it does for music lovers what ultra high-definition television has done for couch potatoes.
It's a digital format that packs nearly seven times the data found on CDs, touted as producing crystal-clear sounds with a sharpness that'll...
| Jun 11, 2015
| 4:30 AM
Corita Kent. You know the name, or you don't. She's celebrated as one of the most popular Los Angeles artists of the last century, or she remains an unsung hero with legions who have yet to discover her work.
This, despite the fact that the prolific...
| Jun 11, 2015
| 11:46 AM
A vacation trip to see the World's Fair in New York changed the orbit of popular music in Nashville. In August 1965, Nashville session player Charlie McCoy was in New York on that trip when Bob Johnston invited him to play acoustic guitar on a session...
| Jun 10, 2015
| 12:29 PM
MOUNT DORA — Singer and songwriter Alan Rhody stopped his performance in Apalachicola last Saturday so he and his audience could watch the Belmont Stakes to see if American Pharoah could pull off a Triple Crown win.
After all, his latest album,...
| Jun 8, 2015
| 1:17 PM
The empty field across from the Voluntown Fire Department hall came to life May 30 as the first installment of the Market at Black Dogs Farm opened for business. The new farmers' market featured little fresh produce – it's still too early in the...
| Jun 4, 2015
| 4:25 PM
Wouldn't it be nice if "Love & Mercy," the uneven biopic about Beach Boys cofounder Brian Wilson, was as persuasive as the performances of the two actors who play him at different periods of his life?
God only knows that the singer-songwriter's personal...
| Jun 5, 2015
| 1:22 PM
When he was still known as Donald L. Lee, the poet-publisher-teacher-writer-activist Haki Madhubuti sold copies of his first book, a poetry collection titled "Think Black," on the corner of 63rd St. and Cottage Grove Ave. on the city's South Side....
| Jun 4, 2015
| 7:56 AM
The Dylanologists by David Kinney, Simon & Schuster, 241 pages, $16
Kinney explores the superfans who obsessively collect all things Bob Dylan, from bootleg recordings up to and including the musician's childhood home. Kinney introduces some of Dylan'...