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  • Rick Braun, Gerald Albright to play Norfolk Jazz Festival in July

    Rick Braun, Gerald Albright to play Norfolk Jazz Festival in July
    Jazz seems to be in the air today. No sooner did I post about plans for the 2012 Hampton Jazz Festival than I received word that the Norfolk Jazz Festival, July 20-21 at Town Point Park, will feature smooth jazzers Rick Braun and Gerald Albright, among...
  • Bruce Hornsby to play free show during Norfolk's OpSail-Harborfest weekend

    Bruce Hornsby to play free show during Norfolk's OpSail-Harborfest weekend
    Williamsburg's Bruce Hornsby is heading out on the festival circuit this summer and -- his local fans will be happy to know -- he's included his home region on his itinerary. The piano-pumping maestro will play a free concert at Norfolk's Harborfest...
  • More Good Vibes at Seaside Park

    More Good Vibes at Seaside Park
    We already knew that Gathering of the Vibes was going to feature ex-Grateful Dead members. But now the official lineup has been announced and the exact (re)incarnations are no longer a mystery. There's no Furthur or Rhythm Devils as there had been the...
  • Connick and Marsalis Highlight Progress since Katrina

    Connick and Marsalis Highlight Progress since Katrina
    In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, as the world watched New Orleans, two music icons stepped up to the plate.  Old friends Branford Marsalis and Harry Connick Jr., along with their long-time manager, came up with a way to give back to the music...
  • A New Documentary on Fishbone Makes the Case for Punk-Funk

    A New Documentary on Fishbone Makes the Case for Punk-Funk
    Everyday Sunshine:   The Story of Fishbone   Opens Nov. 11, Real Art Ways Cinema, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, realartways.org; Sunday, Nov 13 at 7 p.m. (one night only), Mystic Independent Theater, 107 Wilcox Road, Stonington, mysticindietheater.com; ...
  • Archbishop Tutu's Last U.S. Speech A Tribute To Young People

    Archbishop Tutu's Last U.S. Speech A Tribute To Young People
    Archbishop Desmond Tutu addressed an estimated 200 to 250 participants in a peace walk in West Hartford Saturday morning before walkers departed on the 2.5 mile route to benefit the World Youth Peace Summit. Saturday's walk started at West Hartford...
  • Vibes Dispatch: Branford Marsalis

    After playing with Bob Weir and Bruce Hornsby, saxophonist Branford Marsalis hung out in the media tent surrounded by journalists and a glass of wine. He's leaving now, only after hugging nearly everyone. "What's that group that does a different album...
  • Gathering of the Vibes 2012: A Recap

    Gathering of the Vibes 2012: A Recap
    For Gathering of the Vibes 2012, I chose to decline all the media hook-ups and luxuries. No laptop. No power outlets. No VIP tent with couches. No pass for entry into the photo pit in front of the stage. No isolated, backstage, extra-clean Port-O-Pottys....