| Mar 11, 2014
Rick “Mad Dog” Moyer, one of the Lehigh Valley’s premiere harmonica players and a musician who often pitched in to help others, is going through a battle himself, and this time other musicians are rallying around him. Rick "Mad Dog"........
| Mar 28, 2011
Michael Abramson, a photographer who spent much of his career in exotic climes and photographing well-known people but who gained his greatest fame and personal satisfaction from photos he shot of nightlife on Chicago's South Side during the 1970s, has...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 7:48 PM
Each year the Tribune recognizes a handful of Chicagoans as its artists of the year. This year, Alligator Records founder Bruce Iglauer is among them. Here's why:
The Chicago Blues Festival reserved its final night last June for a birthday party:...
| Jun 15, 2011
Welcome to my first column in the Chicago Tribune! I hope you will enjoy my coverage of some of the most exciting events around Chicago each week.
Friends of Prentice celebrated at its 25th annual gala, "Reflections," with an elegant black-tie affair...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 8:13 AM
For years now, Pfac has been a great place to hear local musicians in a casual, art-enriched environment. The series called Art After 5 serves a triple purpose. It's an after-work social opportunity as well as a chance to check out some of the area's most...
| Mar 23, 2012
— While there will be hectic and tense days ahead as Chicago prepares for the NATO summit in May, Thursday was a day of good feelings for an Illinois delegation as it introduced the city to NATO officials and others here.
From a rousing party at...
| Aug 27, 2011
By Dave Howell Special to The Morning Call Ronnie Baker Brooks is a second generation bluesman with a stripped-down version of blues rock. Backed only by bassist Carlton Armstrong and drummer C.J. Tucker, Brooks’ guitar was the star of his......
| Mar 19, 2012
An electric guitarist who played with the great bluesmen and rockers of our time, a Chicago blues singer and harmonica player and a legacy guitarist/vocalist will headline the second Pennsylvania Blues Festival at Blue Mountain Ski Area near Palmerton...