| Jun 16, 2011
When Celtic Crossroads performs at the Columbia Festival of the Arts on June 24, the seven-member band of Irish musicians will sound off with a more modern take on the traditional music of their homeland.
Call it non-traditional Irish music.
| Jul 24, 2011
| 1:33 PM
In June, when Sade was preparing to kick off her first tour in more than a decade, the husky-voiced crooner tweeted about her love of Baltimore and entertained reporters while relaxing in her 2,100-square-foot suite at the Hotel Monaco. When in town,...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 8:17 AM
Norfolk's Discovery Music Series has been importing high-quality, slightly-under-the-radar acts for years now. It's great to see that the series is still alive and kicking. Staff members announced the fall 2011-winter 2012 shows this week. As has been the...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 5:25 PM
If you didn’t know better, you’d think Lady Gaga was in the house and the kids were piling in to catch a glance.
But these kids are different. Sure, they’ve got guitars strapped over their shoulders and anticipation in their eyes....
| May 31, 2012
| 5:43 AM
And now here we are on our regular night with Los Angeles auditions. It always makes me so happy to see Cat interacting with the dancers waiting in line -- she is sunshine in high heels.
Judges tonight: Mary Murphy, Nigel Lythgoe, and professional goof...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Monday, July 2
Movie time The Columbia Association Summer Lakefront Film Festival continues with "The Smurfs" (rated PG) at 8:30 p.m. at the Columbia Town Center Lakefront off Little Patuxent Parkway. Admission and parking are free. For more information,...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 3:32 AM
Episode two starts off right to the point -- there will be no quickfire this week, we have no time for such nonsense! Right to the elimination challenge, which, if you watched last week's preview (or saw the title of this episode), is no surprise. ...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 1:03 PM
As Whitney Houston’s final film performance in “Sparkle” plays out in movie theaters, a set of R&B powerhouses have banded together in the wake of her death for a new TV One reality show.
“Ironically, we were all at the pre-Grammy...
| Jun 5, 2011
You can't find the blues on radio very easily these days, unless you hunt low down on the dial in the small hours of the morning.
Same with TV -- a vast wasteland, as far as real blues is concerned.
Record stores -- remember those? -- no longer can...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 9:01 AM
In 2007, legendary singer Etta James was booked for the PAETEC Jazz Festival in downtown Baltimore. I interviewed her a few weeks before the show -- but she later had to back out due to health problems. Here is part of the interview, which was never...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 8:44 AM
Sad day in the music world.
Etta James had been battling leukemia. Her manager has confirmed to multiple outlets that she has died. James was 73.
Most know James for her legendary hit "At Last".....
But that was just a taste of the singer's...