| Jan 4, 2012
| 3:50 AM
Unlike seasoned musicians, NFL players don't have much experiencing working a stage — they tend to get a standing ovation just for walking into a room (or a stadium).
So the Tuesday night Gridiron Singoff at Rams Head Live, featuring several...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 6:43 AM
Arguing over the set list has become a summer tradition for the four members of Poison. The guys each like to make their opinions on the set list known, and will argue about it before every summer tour “in true Poision fashion,” according to...
| Feb 11, 2012
Watching Jimmy Buffett in concert this past weekend, I couldn't help imagining again how deliriously happy the Key West tourism people must be about his long, successful career.
If the city fathers had put together a singer in a laboratory, they couldn't...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 7:08 AM
News flash! REO Speedwagon and Styx to play the amphitheater in Virginia Beach! Truthfully, that's not exactly a jaw-dropping piece of information. Both bands, popular arena-rock acts who ruled in the '70s and '80s, have visited these parts regularly in...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 7:05 AM
Ever since I read the recent commentary by Ron Shapiro ("Learn to negotiate," Aug 17), I've been torn on how to respond. I wondered how can I voice my 180-degree disagreement with the entire article written by someone I know and respect.
| 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 30, 2012
| 10:09 AM
Here are you winners!
1. Lionel Ritchie- Dancing on the Ceiling
2. Carl Douglas- Kung Fu Fighting
3. The Guess Who-Clap for the Wolfman
4. Bertie Higgins- Key Largo by Bertie Higgins.
5. Styx- Mr. Roboto
1. John Fred and...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 7:21 AM
Yes, south Hampton Roads has all the amphitheaters. Still, the Peninsula's been holding its own on the live music front recently. This week I learned that a couple of notable groups are heading this way: The Outlaws and North Sea Gas.
| Sep 24, 2012
| 7:18 AM
The Confederate Flag is one of the most controversial symbols in America. Opponents of the flag say it symbolizes racism. Defenders of the flag claim it symbolizes "the heritage of the Old South" (so in other words racism AND big hats). It's a touchy...
| 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-...