| Jul 31, 2011
As Chicago prepares for the 20th edition of Lollapalooza next weekend, here are 10 notes about music festivals:
1 Creedence Clearwater Revival was the first big-name band lined up for Woodstock, the mother of all rock music festivals. The group's signing...
| Aug 3, 2011
Two thoughts, as we watch Columbus Drive transform into a wall of portable toilets. One, must be Lollapalooza time. Two, where on Earth did that word come from?
Legend and Encyclopedia Britannica have it that founder and Jane's Addiction leader Perry...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 11:57 PM
Day 1 of Lollapalooza 2011 is in the books, as the first of 130 bands played on eight stages Friday in Grant Park. Attendance was maxed out – with 90,000 people expected each of three days at the festival. Here’s how Friday went down, with...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 4:31 AM
Day 2 of Lollapalooza in Grant Park has crossed the finish line. Here’s an hour-by-hour account with reporting from yours truly (GK) and the ever-vigilant Bob Gendron (BG):
11:44 a.m.: Want to go to Lollapalooza without having to buy tickets?...
| Aug 13, 2011
| 12:46 PM
My Morning Jacket performed Friday at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia. b editor Anne Tallent reviews the show below.
"Told me not to smoke drugs, but I wouldn't listen
Never thought I'd get caught and wind up in prison"
The lyrics of My...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 7:43 AM
Bands come and go all of the time, but they are not all created equal. We were reminded of this not once, not twice, but three times in recent months, when three of Baltimore's most celebrated and seasoned acts announced their breakups.
The Bridge, a...
| Nov 22, 2011
They didn't want it to end this way, but it will.
After 10 years, five albums and roughly 1,500 shows, the Bridge — one of Baltimore's most successful bands — will take the stage one last time on Thanksgiving Eve. Without any opening acts,...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 8:47 AM
When Alabama Shakes take the Virgin Mobile FreeFest stage on Saturday, the quartet — all from Athens, Alabama — will likely play its biggest hit, "Hold On," within the first few songs.
This is a deliberate move, and also a sort of challenge...
| May 22, 2012
| 11:30 AM
Wed., May 30, 8 p.m. SOLD OUT. Infinity Hall, 20 Greenwoods Road West, Norfolk. (866) 666-6306, infinityhall.com.
Dawes are going to be everywhere this summer: Bonnaroo, the Newport Folk Festival, The Clearwater Festival, Mountain Jam,...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 11:56 AM
The electronic dance music, or EDM, revolution has officially reached the Peninsula. Staff at Hampton Coliseum announced Wednesday that Pretty Lights and Bassnectar, two of the genre's big names, will perform there Dec. 28 & 29.
Tickets go on sale 10 a....
| Jun 10, 2012
On South Raymond Avenue, a cozy recording studio overlooking the Art Center College of Design's south campus and steps away from the Metro Gold Line is luring musicians to Pasadena.
Eric Lilavois, owner of Crown City Studios, designed it that way....