| Jun 29, 2015
| 10:53 AM
"I like the way the dates lined up here," quipped Bill FitzGerald, owner of FitzGerald's in Berwyn, of the venue's annual American Music Festival.
In its 34th year, the American Music Festival has become an event to count on, and this year's festival...
| Jun 25, 2015
| 9:45 AM
Mac McCaughan didn't have a particularly troubled adolescence, but life on the way to forming his fabled indie-rock band Superchunk still brimmed with discoveries, musical and otherwise, that have shaped him ever since.
Though those experiences have...
| Jun 13, 2015
| 7:37 AM
It's time once again for the annual roundup of suburban outdoor concerts, created to help you enjoy these few months of the Midwest's best weather to its fullest. Grab your lawn chairs and blankets, put the babies in strollers, arm the kids with soap...
| Jun 13, 2015
| 7:39 AM
It's that time of year again — time to get a snow cone, let it drip, and wander the streets in search of fine art, music or maybe even a cool, antique car. Whatever your interests are, you are sure to find something to enjoy this season given the...
| Jun 12, 2015
Annapolis Towne Center, 1906 Towne Centre Blvd, Annapolis, 410-573-9050.
•Weird Science, 7 p.m. Friday.
•Misspent Youth, 7 p.m. June 19.
Congregation Kneseth Israel, 1125 Spa Road, Annapolis, 410-263-3924.
| Mar 26, 2015
| 5:18 PM
Tommy Castro wants to keep his guitar in his hands, his mouth at the microphone and his boots on stage for as long as he can.
"I have every intention of going out like John Lee Hooker," Castro says in a phone interview. "I'm not stopping anytime soon. I...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 12:40 PM
Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale.
Reba at Musikfest’s main Steel Stage, Brian McKnight at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Mary Lambert at Musikfest Café at ArtsQuest Center and Slash at Stroudsburg’s...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 2:15 PM
When the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival landed Sir Elton John to perform in May, organizers say they also worked hard to craft an entire day that hits all the right notes with a parade of piano royalty.
On May 2, the day the "Rocket Man" singer-...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 7:43 AM
Beginning with his days as lead guitarist for the legendary Washington, D.C.-based Nighthawks, Thackery has opened for and recorded with an impressive list of blues greats, including Muddy Waters, Pinetop Perkins, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Robert Cray....
| Oct 17, 2013
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,...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 1:22 PM
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...