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  • Phil Lesh & Friends Play The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester This Weekend

    Phil Lesh & Friends Play The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester This Weekend
    It's been a long time since we've written about anything happening in Westchester County, but the newly reopened Capitol Theatre in Port Chester cannot be ignored. In its heyday it hosted the likes of Janis Joplin, the Grateful Dead, Derek and the...
  • Alabama Shakes steamroll into Virgin Mobile FreeFest

    Alabama Shakes steamroll into Virgin Mobile FreeFest
    When Alabama Shakes take the Virgin Mobile FreeFest stage on Saturday, the quartet — all from Athens, Alabama — will likely play its biggest hit, "Hold On," within the first few songs. This is a deliberate move, and also a sort of challenge...
  • Chris Erskine's take on 'Janis Joplin' show in Pasadena

    Into the decadent world of Pasadena we go. . . . More and more I am drawn to that little triangle of treasures near Vroman's Bookstore: the Laemmle theaters, of course, where the audiences are either amazingly reverential or fully asleep, and the little...
  • New Riders of the Purple Sage Perform at FTC's StageOne in Fairfield on March 16

    New Riders of the Purple Sage Perform at FTC's StageOne in Fairfield on March 16
    The New Riders of the Purple Sage got their start when songwriter John Dawson and fledgling pedal steel player Jerry Garcia teamed up to play some country music in coffee shops. Later that year lead guitarist John Nelson joined them, and before too long...
  • SXSW 2013: Clive Davis and how the talent scout who knew 'nothing' got famous

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Clive Davis is always selling something, it seems. At the South by Southwest Music Conference on Thursday, it was his autobiography that was being flogged, and as he sat to talk about it with Billboard journalist Bill Werde, he...
  • Etta James dies at 73; acclaimed blues and R&B singer

    Etta James dies at 73; acclaimed blues and R&B singer
    Etta James, the earthy blues and R&B singer whose anguished vocals convinced generations of listeners that she would rather go blind than see her love leave, then communicated her joy upon finding that love at last, died Friday. She was 73. She died at...
  • Steven Tyler's rockin' fashion style

    Steven Tyler's rockin' fashion style
    When it comes to style on "American Idol," this season, all the action has been at the judges' desk. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Steven Tyler: In the May 15 Image section, an article about Steven Tyler's fashion sense said the rocker wears...
  • Barry Feinstein dies at 80; rock music photographer

    Barry Feinstein dies at 80; rock music photographer
    Barry Feinstein, a photographer who gained renown as one of the premier chroniclers of the 1960s and '70s music scene, including shooting iconic album covers for Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin and George Harrison, has died. He was 80. Feinstein, a longtime...
  • PASSINGS: Howard Tate

    PASSINGS: Howard Tate
    Howard Tate, 72, a soul singer who got a second chance at a career three decades after being derailed by disputes with industry executives, personal tragedy and drug addiction, died Dec. 2 in Burlington, N.J., said a spokesman for the Burlington County...
  • Jane Scott dies at 92; longtime rock critic

    Jane Scott dies at 92; longtime rock critic
    Jane Scott was a code breaker for the Navy during World War II. She owned a wind-up Victrola. And the first song she ever loved was from the big band era: a Jimmy Rushing hit for Count Basie called "Sent for You Yesterday (And Here You Come Today)." So...
  • Amy Winehouse dies at 27; iconoclastic British singer-songwriter

    Amy Winehouse dies at 27; iconoclastic British singer-songwriter
    British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse was a phenomenon: a Jewish girl from a London suburb with a retro beehive, a devil-may-care attitude and a voice that channeled Aretha Franklin and Ruth Brown. Music industry figures on both sides of the Atlantic...