| Nov 21, 2013
The point of assembling Broadway Idiot, a new documentary opening on Friday, Nov. 22 at Real Art Ways in Hartford, one quickly realizes, was to get people excited about the newest touring season of American Idiot, the musical, which commenced in Portland,...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 6:30 PM
Writer-director Frank Whaley, primarily a busy film and TV actor ("Field of Dreams," "Ray Donovan"), has crafted a tender, evocative tale of an unlikely friendship in his fourth outing behind the camera, "Like Sunday, Like Rain."
The title, which evokes...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 2:30 AM
The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony will find one Beatle inducting another when Paul McCartney ushers Ringo Starr into the hall as a solo act. Punk poet Patti Smith will handle the duties of posthumously welcoming Lou Reed into the...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 12:00 PM
The Hypocrites will begin its new season with the Green Day musical “American Idiot” this fall, the theater company announced on Monday.
The rock musical that features songs from the homonymous album has been through Chicago twice before on...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 3:26 PM
School of Rock
If your child owns six Foo Fighters shirts, look no further than School of Rock. The camp has a range of sessions focused on rock 'n' roll's canonical songbooks, including Nirvana and The Beatles. The camp also offers sessions focused...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 6:00 PM
More than two decades after “Loser,” Beck Hansen shows no sign of relenting in his quest for new vistas to explore and new thoughts on the human condition to share, all of which led voters to reward him with the rock album Grammy for “...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 6:35 PM
Along with the actual handing out of trophies, the annual Grammy Awards ceremony has become as much about unexpected — and sometimes utterly head-scratching — collaborations among disparate musicians for the national TV broadcast.
| Dec 16, 2014
| 6:18 AM
Green Day, Lou Reed and Joan Jett and The Blackhearts and Stevie Ray Vaughn are among the 2015 inductees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the hall announced this morning.
Just as Lehigh Valley Music said they should be.
Kraftwerk, the Marvelettes,...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 11:00 PM
Lou Reed, Green Day, Ringo Starr, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Joan Jett will be welcomed into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as part of the 2015 class of inductees along with influential blues bandleader Paul Butterfield, R&B singer-songwriter Bill Withers...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 3:19 PM
It might engender a few eye rolls, but the notion of Billy Corgan writing a musical makes excellent sense. He has always been an artist of ambition, his lyrics long suffused with the emotional language of melancholy and transformation. He has enjoyed...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Green Day lead guitarist Jason White has been diagnosed with tonsil cancer, according to a statement on the band’s official website.
White, 41, recently underwent a routine tonsillectomy, at which time doctors discovered the cancer, according to...