| Feb 28, 2014
Friday's print column expands on an idea we kicked around here earlier this week. The most difficult question being asked of the four Republican candidates for governor — with the possible exception of "How would you restore solvency to the......
| 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...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 1:03 PM
There's more to a beach vacation than sand and surf.
Distilled to those basic elements, every Florida beach getaway might seem the same. Yet there are also infinite variables that imprint distinct personalities to stretches of the state's 1,250 miles...
| 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...
| 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.
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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,...