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  • Robison and Willis collaborate on more than a marriage

    Robison and Willis collaborate on more than a marriage
    Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis have been married for 20 years and have four children, but their musical careers have largely been solo affairs. Oh, sure, they've contributed to each other's albums, but for the most part Willis has earned acclaim as a singer who can deliver rockabilly attitude or honky-tonk heartbreak in equal measure, while Robison has excelled as a producer and songwriter, with artists such as George Strait ("Desperately"), Tim McGraw ("Angry All the Time") and the Dixie Chicks ("Travelin' Soldier") scoring hits with his tunes.
  • Tribune summer music guide

    Tribune summer music guide
    Is there a word that promises fun more than "festival?" We know. "Chocolate" is right up there, but stop being a distraction. Summer music festivals are a Chicago sonic mainstay, in a city that seems to have gone fest crazy of late. It used to be that...

    TICKET BOX: Black Crowes at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Justin Timberlake at Wells Fargo Center

     
    Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. The Black Crowes at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, The Mavericks at Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown, and Justin Timberlake at Wells Fargo Center are among 35 shows for...

    Marcia Ball at Bamboo Room

    Marcia Ball at Bamboo Room
    Marcia Ball: The Louisiana-raised swamp-blues and zydeco pianist is experiencing a creative peak these days, having collected a 2013 Living Blues Readers' Award for Most Outstanding Keyboardist — her ninth BMA — and four Grammy nominations,...

    Bluesman James Cotton, after 60 years and health woes, says he plays better than ever

     
    Over an almost unfathomable 60-year professional career, blues harmonica player James Cotton has played with many of the genre’s greatest names: Sonny Boy Williamson, Howlin’ Wolf and Muddy Waters. He’s won a Grammy Award and been...