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  • Famed blues guitarist Johnny Winter dead at 70

    Famed blues guitarist Johnny Winter dead at 70
    Johnny Winter, an American blues rock guitarist, vocalist and band leader best known for his virtuoso slide-guitar solos and raspy  vocals, was found dead in a hotel room outside Zurich, Swiss police said on Thursday. He was 70. Along with his brother, ...
  • Johnny Winter dies at 70; dazzling blues guitarist

    Johnny Winter, a rail-thin blues guitarist known for his scorching riffs, flowing white hair and gravelly, hard-times voice, died Wednesday in Switzerland at the end of a European tour. He was 70. His death in a Zurich hotel room was confirmed by John...
  • Southern Hospitality a rising roots/blues supergroup

    A fleeting, magical moment at a Florida music festival led to a collaboration that has had fans of roots and blues music raving ever since. It happened three years ago at a post-festival party jam session hosted by a club that sponsored the festival....
  • Concerts of Hope and Healing to benefit those affected by the Newtown Tragedy, Jan. 19 and 20 at Ridgefield Playhouse

    Concerts of Hope and Healing to benefit those affected by the Newtown Tragedy, Jan. 19 and 20 at Ridgefield Playhouse
    The Newtown school-shooting tragedy continues to inspire musicians and artists to band together and raise money to help those affected by that horrific event. Such concerts are about restoring community and building hope during shattered times. There have...
  • Hope and Healing Concerts For Newtown at the Ridgefield Playhouse This Weekend

    Hope and Healing Concerts For Newtown at the Ridgefield Playhouse This Weekend
    A potpourri of bands and musicians have signed on to raise funds for victims of the Newtown tragedy this weekend at the Ridgefield Playhouse's Hope and Healing Concerts. Saturday will feature Edie Brickell, former Yankee Bernie Williams, Kicking Daisies,...
  • The Go Guide Weekend Preview: A different night at the movies

    The Go Guide Weekend Preview: A different night at the movies
    Why would you leave the house to watch a movie anymore? Here are a few reasons: The Frank Theatres CineBowl and Grille making its weekend debut at Delray Marketplace (14775 Lyons Road) is a 70,000-square-foot entertainment complex that takes “...
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame listens to us, inducts Rush. How'd we do on other predictions?

     
    Rush’s non-induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has been one of the institution’s biggest criticisms. Now the argument has been taken away. Rush's Geddy Lee at Allentown Fair in 2010 Hall of Fame voters listened to us,......
  • Penn's Peak marks a decade of music on top of the mountain

     
    In was summer 2002, and the sprawling Rambler’s Ranch mountaintop music venue near Jim Thorpe was in foreclosure, closed for two years. That’s about as long as its builder, local country musician Tommy Schafer, had tried to operate it before.....
  • Orlando Science Center: Roger McGuinn event to kick off guitar exhibit

    Orlando Science Center: Roger McGuinn event to kick off guitar exhibit
    Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and Byrds co-founder Roger McGuinn will be featured at an Orlando Science Center event on the eve on the world premiere of the touring exhibition called "Guitar: The Instrument that Rocked the World." McGuinn will not be in...
  • The End of Daniel Street: The venue that put Milford on the map closes

    The End of Daniel Street: The venue that put Milford on the map closes
    Nothing lasts forever, especially when it comes to venues offering live, high-quality, original music. Milford's Daniel Street Club will be departing the Earthly realm on January 1 and will be converted into a pizza joint (the building itself was sold)....
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    Lots of new TV, local shows for the first week of 2012. MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change) The Devil Inside Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy NOTABLE TV MONDAY The Bachelor (season premiere; 8 p.m.; ABC) Pretty Little Liars (returns from hiatus; 8...