| Jun 11, 2011
| 3:59 PM
Trumpet player Alan Rubin was recruited to join the Blues Brothers after backing up John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd in the "Saturday Night Live" television skits that spawned the band in the late 1970s.
One of many gifted session musicians in the group,...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 3:15 PM
Chicago folk-rockers the The Wall & the Window answered our Chi-Tunes questionnaire. Do the same and your band could appear in RedEye!
What makes your live show great?
It's very intimate, and what you hear is what you get. Sometimes we pull out the...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 11:04 AM
Here are my favorite concerts from 2011:
1. Le Butcherettes at Lollapalooza, Aug. 5: Teri Gender Bender, aka Teresa Suarez, wears a red-stained butcher's smock and flings her high-heels into the crowd, the better to stomp, twirl, somersault and stage-...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 1:50 PM
When G. Love started tossing around ideas for his new album, he found himself revisiting his roots as a young blues lover kicking around Philadelphia.
The album, "Fixin' to Die," pays tribute to the raw sound of Delta bluesmen while turning up the volume...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 8:50 AM
One member said he formed lifelong friendships in the fraternity and his connection to the group has helped him be successful in his profession. Another said the club improves the world through its community service projects. A third said membership in...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 9:24 PM
See a world in a grain of sand
And a heaven in a wild flower.
William Blake, 1863
See a world in the fair at hand
And eleven for its wild power
Steven Beazley, 2011
The 2011 Orange County Fair was more than an annual event adding another rung to its...
| Sep 9, 2011
Donald L. Taffner
Distributor brought British TV shows to U.S.
Donald L. Taffner, 80, an independent television distributor and producer who adapted and delivered "The Benny Hill Show" and other British comedy programs for U.S. broadcasts, died...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 8:53 PM
Determinados a nunca olvidar pero quizás listos para seguir adelante, los estadounidenses dieron el domingo al 11 de septiembre un lugar en la historia y dejaron un recuerdo para una nueva generación.
Una ceremonia solemne de recordación se realizó en el...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 9:31 AM
Charles H. Percy, a brilliant businessman who represented Illinois for nearly 20 years in the U.S. Senate, once headed the chamber’s powerful Foreign Relations Committee, and harbored unrealized ambitions to run for the presidency, died early...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 10:16 AM
The opportunity to share a bill with Bruce Springsteen, Soundgarden and Paul Simon is rare, especially for a band that only started a year ago in Howard County. Yet that is the position Dreamboat Armada finds itself in, fighting to earn a spot at Hard...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 12:36 PM
She survived drugs, booze, parental issues, complex relationships and a metal bikini, not to mention the electroconvulsive shock therapy that helps her cope with bipolar disorder. And Carrie Fisher has a lot to say about all of it.
In 2006, the actress...