| Sep 7, 2013
Bob Gifford stands on the promenade plucking the strings of his Fender Telecaster electric guitar.
People wandering by on busy Lincoln Road do a double-take, then snap photos and videos with their phones.
"He stopped me in my tracks — at first I...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 2:31 PM
The men in Adam Lasher's family gave him the greatest gift — music.
After his father died when he was 6, he missed having someone with whom to discuss cars, argue about sports or teach him how to tie a tie. Instead, his uncles and cousins...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 10:24 AM
El cantautor uruguayo Jorge Drexler, ganador del Oscar en 2005 por su tema “Al Otro Lado del Río”, de la película “Diarios de Motocicleta”, llega el 12 de octubre para ofrecer un concierto en el New World Center de Miami Beach....
| Sep 14, 2013
— Until recently, Paul Reed Smith Guitars sold only American-made instruments for more than $2,000 and Korean-made guitars retailing for about $700.
To fill the gap — and with something U.S.-made, no less — the Eastern Shore company...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:43 AM
Latin rock guitar hero Carlos Santana, actress Shirley MacLaine, pop hitmaker Billy Joel, jazz keyboardist and composer Herbie Hancock and opera singer Martina Arroyo have been named the 2013 recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors recognizing artistic...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Judging from her anecdotes of life on the road with the likes of Prince and Jeff Beck, bassist Rhonda Smith has earned the confidence with which she took the stage Friday before a group of fellow musicians and music fans.
"I had probably 200 songs I had...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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Highlights from four Amnesty International all-star concert tours from 1986 and 1998 will be released for the first time on Nov. 5 in a six-disc DVD box and a two-CD set featuring awareness- and...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:44 PM
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The quick, sharp blasts of a pocket trumpet can be heard out in the courtyard. Inside a small Echo Park home recording studio, Asdrubal Sierra is adding his horn parts to a new song by Ozomatli. It's a...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:53 PM
J.J. Cale, a laconic, Oklahoma-born musician who shunned the spotlight but gained fame by penning such hits as "After Midnight" and "Cocaine," has died. He was 74.
His death from a heart attack Friday at a La Jolla hospital was disclosed on his...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 10:45 AM
A chance encounter with a television news reporter for an on-air segment in East Oakland has led to a homeless man being reunited with his former bandmate — Carlos Santana.
It all started when Marcus Malone was interviewed for KRON4-TV's “...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 12:55 PM
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