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  • Avett Brothers give a kick to rootsy rock

    Fans who come to see the Avett Brothers expecting the stripped down, acoustic performance that was the folk-rock group's trademark for its first decade are in for a whole new experience. Brothers Scott and Seth Avett and Bob Crawford now have plenty of...
  • Sister Sparrow puts big, modern spin on classic soul

    On a typical humid August evening in 2012, Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds blew the tent off of Musikfest's Plaza Tropicale venue with a mix of horn-loaded funk, soul and rock 'n' roll. The hard-rocking, high-energy hourlong show was memorable, not...
  • Top 4 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    Here are the Top 4 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. ONE DIRECTION The start of U.K. boy-band One Direction’s rise to the top, its first hit “What Mmakes You Beautiful,” seemed standard for the genre: a big, hooky pop......
  • Lionel Richie Bringing All His Best Ballads To Mohegan

    Lionel Richie Bringing All His Best Ballads To Mohegan
    American singer, songwriter, actor and producer Lionel Richie has "partied all night long," "danced on the ceiling," and provided a host of romantic ballads that are the "go to" songs when talking about falling in and out of love. He is coming to...
  • Joe Henry: A performer of many moods

    Joe Henry: A performer of many moods
    Joe Henry is a singer-songwriter of many moods. His first records in the 1980s were earnest folk-rock collections of poetry and promise, and he soon began collaborating on records of modern Americana with the Jayhawks as his backing band. But later in the...
  • Oscars 2014: 'Frozen' out by a Disney princess in song category

    Oscars 2014: 'Frozen' out by a Disney princess in song category
    Book U2 frontman Bono for the Grammy Awards and perhaps only a Beatle or a Rolling Stone could upstage him. At the Oscars, however, the rock 'n' roll humanitarian had nothing on a Disney princess. Idina Menzel stole the Dolby Theatre stage Sunday with...
  • Oscars 2014: The man behind '20 Feet From Stardom'

    On one level, it was no surprise that veteran record company executive Gil Friesen was drawn to the theme of "20 Feet From Stardom," the film about backup singers that won the Oscar for documentary feature Sunday night. Friesen, longtime president of A&...
  • Oscars 2014: '12 Years a Slave' wins best picture Oscar

    Oscars 2014: '12 Years a Slave' wins best picture Oscar
    In the end, Oscar voters couldn't truly avert their gaze from "12 Years a Slave." Even though many Oscar voters found filmmaker Steve McQueen's searing chronicle of enslavement almost too harrowing to watch, "12 Years a Slave" prevailed Sunday to win...
  • Kimberly McBroom's Blog

    Kimberly McBroom's Blog
    Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend!  Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday...  We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
  • Pop album review: The Lonely Island's 'The Wack Album'

    Pop album review: The Lonely Island's 'The Wack Album'
    The Lonely Island's third studio disc presents an unlikely problem: Nearly eight years after they attained instant comedy-rap stardom with "Lazy Sunday," these "Saturday Night Live" veterans have become better rappers than comedians. On "The Wack Album,...
  • Paul Goodman, construction firm executive and artist

    Paul Goodman, construction firm executive and artist
    Paul Goodman, a retired construction company executive and artist, died July 18 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Fox Hill, an assisted-living facility in Bethesda. The former longtime Pikesville resident was 96. The son of Abraham Goodman, a...