| Mar 25, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Blackhawks left winger Daniel Carcillo has been enjoying checking both opposing players and his own teammates on the boards this season.
On the ice, he's the team enforcer; protecting his line with such ferocity that the NHL has kept a close eye on...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 5:05 AM
Grizzly Bear is a band we love to love, both for its rumpled Brooklyn pedigree and the spare, delicate and cerebral poetry of songs such as “Two Weeks” (the relative hit from 2009’s “Veckatimest”) or “Speaking in...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 9:41 AM
English neo-folk band Mumford & Sons have postponed three American concerts this week after their bassist, Ted Dwayne, was hospitalized on Monday with a blood clot in his brain. The Grammy-winning group, responsible for ubiquitous hits such as "I Will...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:23 AM
Country-music renovator Dwight Yoakam has canceled his Wednesday performance at Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, due to “circumstances beyond Dwight’s control,” his team says on Twitter.
Shows at Harrah’s in Cherokee, N.C., on Friday...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Guitarist Tim Palmieri (Kung Fu), drummer Bill Carbone (Max Creek) and organist Beau Sasser (Alan Evans Trio) have played together in various musical configurations together over the years. But so far, only one of those projects will bring all three...
| May 21, 2013
| 6:46 PM
As you brace for Chicago's onslaught of summer music festivals, save room for a new addition: the Great Googa Mooga. Organized by Superfly Presents, the company behind the Bonnaroo and Outside Lands festivals, Googa Mooga focuses on food. At last year's...
| May 15, 2013
| 4:30 PM
You've got to want it.
And you've got to be willing to do the work.
So I'm standing onstage at (New Orleans') Jazz Fest watching Hall & Oates and it occurs to me the difference between them and all the acts I'd seen previously is they had hits, and...
| Apr 26, 2013
Sound Tribe Sector 9 bassist David Murphy says his band is at the peak of its career. The quintet, whose heavy touring schedule has earned it a cult following, has found a balance between work and play.
But from a hotel in Madison, Wis., the 37-year-old...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 8:22 AM
Orlando musician Dave Mann always looks happy.
Even in the midst of organizing a slate of more than 20 local bands for Saturday's Jambando concert series, Mann is rarely seen without his Cheshire-cat grin.
One of the founders of that series, which...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 7:15 PM
Lollapalooza will put 60,000 single-day tickets on sale Wednesday at 10 a.m. central for the festival Aug. 2-4 in Grant Park. The only question remaining is how fast they’ll sell out.
The festival’s entire lineup leaked weeks early last...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 4:26 AM
Kenny Rogers says country music has been changed by the Taylor Swifts of the world. But Rogers, 74, says he continues doing the music he always has in a solo career that’s now spanned more than 35 years. Those songs......