| Aug 23, 2011
| 10:50 AM
1. Shoot to Thrill - AC/DC
2. Do I Do - Stevie Wonder
3. Respect Yourself - Marc Broussard
4. Party Train - Gap Band
5. Rock & Roll - led Zepplin
1. Feeling Good - Michael Buble
2. Viva Las Vegas- Elvis Presleybr> 3. With Plenty of...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 9:31 AM
Jimmy Buffett's concert Saturday night at Jiffy Lube Live has been postponed over concern about Hurricane Irene, which is already making its presence felt on the Eastern Shore. The band Journey has also postponed its Sunday night concert at the same venue...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 4:00 PM
How did everyone fare over the weekend? Did Irene leave any Midnight Sun readers without electricity? Did it make you cancel any plans? In local music, the Silopanna Music Festival had to be canceled and Journey and Jimmy Buffett concerts both had to be...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 1:57 PM
R.E.M. announced Wednesday that it is calling it quits. The Athens, Ga., band that pioneered a distinctive, arty college-rock sound was a group that meant a lot to many people.
The group was the first rock band I felt was truly my own....
| Oct 1, 2011
Suddenly, I have a hankering to hoist a beer at Capt. Tony's, on that barstool with Bob Dylan's name painted on it, looking out the door at the free-spirited lifestyle of Key West.
Yeah, the scene on Duval Street isn't the anarchistic scene that it was...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 6:52 AM
Guitar-strumming troubadours aren't rare birds. They're commonly sighted across Hampton Roads. But two of them landing in the region this month stand out from the flock.
Steve Forbert, the songwriter best known for his 1980 hit "Romeo's Tune," will...
| Oct 8, 2011
If you read this column regularly, you know that it's not unusual for the topic to have something to do with a photograph that looks inviting to me.
That's part of the motivation for this week's dispatch: Looking at the image of cypress trees along the...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 10:51 AM
1. Halloween: Theme from Halloween
2. Harry Potter Theme
3. The X Files Theme
4. Twilight Zone Theme
5. Tubular Bells: Mike Oldfield
1. Wonderful World: Louie Armstrong
2. In my Room: Beach Boys
3. Don't Bring me Down: ELO
| Apr 10, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Fiona Apple played a short series of promotional shows earlier this year to support her upcoming album. Now, she's launching a full tour for "The Idler Wheel is Wiser" that includes stops in Baltimore and Washington D.C.
Apple's mini-tour, her first...
| May 26, 2011
| 8:17 AM
Loud Hawaiian shirt?
Powerful thirst for Margaritas?
It's been almost 11 years since Jimmy Buffett sang his care-free Caribbean influenced tunes in Virginia Beach.
The prodigal party boy returns tonight, May 26,...
| May 27, 2011
| 8:04 AM
The prince of rum-soaked, Caribbean-scented party rock -- Jimmy Buffett -- kept the good times flowing in Virginia Beach on Thursday, May 26.
Buffett's first show at the Virginia Beach amphitheater since the year 2000 included all the features and...