| Jan 17, 2011
| 4:47 PM
Last week, I spoke on the phone with one of the pop music industry's rising stars. And from what I could tell, he was the one who envied me.
The star in question was Nick Bailey, guitarist for the Huntington Beach band Runner Runner, which appeared...
| Jan 28, 2011
Editor's Note: Numerous instances of plagiarism have been discovered in Dan Kimber’s “Education Matters” column, which ran in the News- Press from September 2003 to September 2011. In those columns where plagiarism has been found, a...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 2:24 PM
Win six Grammys and get nominated for a seventh. Add three Emmys to the pile. You’d think that would make you a household name.
The name is Kevin Charles Brandon (aka Brandino). Have you heard of him? Neither have most of the people with whom he...
| 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...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:00 AM
The 9:30 Club in DC, Rams Head Live in Baltimore and Rams Head on Stage in Annapolis, are among the highest-grossing clubs in the world, according to Pollstar.
The 9:30 Club ranks in second place, and Rams Head in 11th place in the trade magazine's...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 9:13 AM
WEDNESDAY 30 and THURSDAY 01: WALE
Wale proved he was rapping on another level of lyrical genius in 2008 when he released the Seinfeld-inspired The Mixtape About Nothing. Now on Rick Ross’ label, Maybach Music Group, the go-go-fueled hip-hopper...
| 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-...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Sadly, Harford County is where an ever-increasing number of people with no building to call home have taken up residence. Camps have sprouted up in different places. Not all that long ago, there were tents on the land surrounded by parts of the Bel Air...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 8:24 AM
Carrie Fisher is in town for a run of her one-woman show, "Wishful Drinking," at the Hippodrome, and fans will have a couple of chances to chat with her, courtesy of the Baltimore County Public Library.
Fisher was born to Hollywood stars Eddie Fisher...