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  • 'A night of faith and beauty' in Deerfield

     'A night of faith and beauty' in Deerfield
    Cantor Jennifer Frost of B'nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim in Deerfield invokes the Yiddish word beshert, which means "meant to be," to describe the Dec. 6 concert featuring four of the most renowned singer-songwriters in contemporary Jewish music....
  • Live Nation, Vice to launch digital music platform

    Live Nation, Vice to launch digital music platform
    Concert promoter Live Nation Entertainment and youth media company Vice have formed a joint venture to launch a digital platform that delivers live music, documentaries and other programming to online and mobile audiences, the companies said on Wednesday....
  • Joe Dooley of the Dooley Brothers band dies at 70

    Joe Dooley of the Dooley Brothers band dies at 70
    Joe Dooley was just 5 years old when he wrapped a couple of rubber bands around a cigar box and began strumming. His desire to make music led to the guitar, then the saxophone and eventually the autoharp. He began exploring different styles of music and...
  • Shakey Graves uses all the colors at dynamic El Rey show

    Shakey Graves uses all the colors at dynamic El Rey show
    Once in a great while a musician comes around with such a grasp on the full spectrum of possibilities music has to offer that it’s clear he’s working with a full box of 64 crayon colors. Shakey Graves, the stage name of Austin-based singer-...
  • How the Music Center broke new ground for major arts institutions

    How the Music Center broke new ground for major arts institutions
    First came the national anthem played by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, then a resplendent fanfare by Richard Strauss. But when 22 brass players and a pair of timpanists proclaimed the opening of the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on Dec. 6, 1964, that...
  • Pianist Christopher O'Riley relishes Rachmaninoff, Radiohead

    Pianist Christopher O'Riley relishes Rachmaninoff, Radiohead
    Ask many a classical pianist to play a rock song, and the response will likely echo a Radiohead song title: "I Can't." Ask Christopher O'Riley, and he can dash off a couple albums' worth of Radiohead material, along with some Pink Floyd, Nirvana, Tears...
  • Violence at Rock River Academy: 'I was getting punched, kicked'

    Violence at Rock River Academy: 'I was getting punched, kicked'
    With her belongings in a backpack, 16-year-old Jessica McQueen described wandering the streets of Rockford, begging for food and money. It was a cold day in October, and she had no reliable place to stay. But McQueen told a reporter she was desperate to...
  • Some quick takeaways from The Last Bison's show at The Norva

    Some quick takeaways from The Last Bison's show at The Norva
     Quick notes from The Last Bison's "Gathering" show at The Norva on Saturday night:  It was a good crowd, and that crowd saw a good show. It wasn't a sellout, but the place was packed. Up front by the stage there was little room to move, and if you...
  • Naperville offers sounds of the season with holiday concerts

    Naperville offers sounds of the season with holiday concerts
    There's more to holiday music than relentlessly piped-in Christmas carols. Here's a list, ranging from the Caribbean to "Frozen" and from classical to jazz, on tap around Naperville. (Rumor has it Old St. Nick himself might even do some conducting.)...
  • A Mickey And Friends Mashup In Hartford

     A Mickey And Friends Mashup In Hartford
    Mickey Mouse and his band of friends, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy, will be performing in a mega music mash-up when Disney Live! Mickey's Music Festival comes to the XL Center in Hartford for three shows on Saturday, Nov. 15. Popular songs from...
  • 'The Voice' recap: Teams Adam and Blake calmly take it live

    “The Voice” took it live Monday night, and while newbie coach Gwen Stefani admitted to feeling a few fluttery nerves, the contestants themselves seemed remarkably cool. It was an evening of generally impressive, if not universally...