| Sep 24, 2012
| 11:05 AM
The ’70s was the era of the Big Family Band. Joe Cocker’s Mad Dogs and Englishmen toured with more than 30 musicians. The Grateful Dead, the Allman Brothers, Delaney and Bonnie and Friends (with Eric Clapton), Santana, the Mothers of...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Norfolk's Discovery Music Series has announced a new set of shows starting Oct. 18 and stretching into the spring of 2013. Shying away from indie rock, the series has steered toward acoustic, folk and bluegrass.
An exception is the legendary punk-ska-...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 10:47 AM
What do you expect from a rock star? I just closed the back cover of Neil Young's “Waging Heavy Peace,” his big anticipated memoir (of sorts), clocking in at 500 pages (75 shy of the rock star-memoir mountain peak established by Keith...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 10:47 AM
Jay-Z, Sonic Youth, Guns N' Roses, Ghostface Killah, Slayer, Prince, the Rolling Stones, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Britney Spears, The New Pornographers, Mobb Deep, Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, Prefab Sprout, Pink, The Beatles, Van Halen, Big Star, Bob Dylan,...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 12:25 PM
1) Little Ed & the Blues Imperials, Black-Eyed Sally's BBQ & Blues, 350 Asylum St., Hartford, (860) 278-7427, Thurs. 8 p.m. Free. blackeyedsallys.com.
2) Albert Lee w/ Kate Taylor, Infinity Music Hall & Bistro, 20 Greenwoods Rd., Norfolk, (860) 542-5531,...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 3:12 AM
Jason Luthringer — Lead vocals, bass guitar
Cody Jenkins — Lead guitar, rhythm guitar
Pete King — Drums
How they started: Jason and Pete are cousins. In 2006, they began casually playing cover songs as a hobby, and soon after...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 9:58 AM
Not long ago, going to a Chicago street festival usually meant settling for '80s cover bands, greasy food and ordinary beverages. That was then. Paralleling the grass-roots evolution of the city's dining and brewing scenes, summer get-togethers have...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 12:40 PM
There have been times when neighbors sharing a Pilsen apartment building with Brandon Boom and Jeremiah Chrome thought they were living next door to one of NASA's experimental laboratories.
The rising production duo, collectively known as the-Drum,...
| May 1, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Organizers of the Hampton Block Party have made a change to the entertainment for Saturday's season launch. Blues singer Jackie Scott has been replaced by Blues Empacts, Mojo Collins and Herbie D and the Dangermen.
Scott had to reschedule her...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 12:33 PM
So-called "alt-country'' dominated the main stages on Friday at the Florida Music Festival, in a loosely themed line-up that only demonstrated how hard it is to stylistically pin down that genre's alternative side.
In the early going, acts such as...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 4:07 AM
No shoes, no shirt, no problem.
That's a Kenny Chesney song, but it may as well have served as the collective mantra for the rain-soaked first-day festivities Saturday at the Tortuga Music Festival at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park.
It's no problem for...