| Jan 3, 2012
| 7:07 AM
I love "old-time" music. I love the blues, folk and country music of the first half of the 20th Century and the bands of today that celebrate and respect their musical roots. With that said, there is possibly no other band in the U.S. right now who...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 7:45 AM
An appearance by Americana/soul/jazz duo Scrapomatic isn't as infrequent as cicadas hatching, but it seems that way. Lead vocalist Mike Mattison stays busy with the Derek Trucks Band (and more recently with the Tedeschi Trucks Band), leaving little time...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 1:25 PM
At Hampton's Taphouse, owner-operator Peter Pittman has built relationships with many of the best Americana live music acts playing the Eastern Seaboard club circuit. That means many of the bands that play his cozy upstairs room in downtown Hampton come...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 4:49 PM
Chicago rockers Audiences answered our Chi-Tunes questionnaire. Do the same and your band could appear in RedEye!
What makes your live show great?
All the smiling. First it takes over the stage, and then it takes over the crowd.
Describe your sound...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 1:44 PM
Thursday, September 1
A FILM WITH YARBLES
Itty on to that old sinny the Avon Theatre tonight, oh my brothers, and turn your glazzies to a special screening of A Clockwork Orange. It's a dobby old science fiction film from that bezoomy director Stanley...
| May 17, 2011
| 2:58 PM
In the past year, Lyric Hall's defined itself as one of the premiere emerging arts venues for New Haven. The vaudeville-era theater has hosted everything from the New Haven Review's “Silent Movie, Live Music” series to A Broken Umbrella...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 7:35 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — As those dusty, 33-rpm vinyl albums have rotated back into fashion, a shop tucked in corner of a Denbigh shopping center has emerged as an unlikely hotbed of musical cool.
American Oldies, a record store with roots in the 1970s,...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Willis Earl Beal has a biography that sounds as if Charles Bukowski could have penned it. Beal's lived, at times, a harsh life, drifting between countless miserable part-time jobs, the military (he enrolled in the Army for a short time) and homelessness....
| Apr 4, 2012
| 1:55 PM
The outsider-art aesthetic has existed in indie rock for decades — think Jad Fair, Daniel Johnston and Wesley Willis. That raw, untutored and unstable vibe has become a badge of authenticity for some. Willis Earl Beal fits right into the slightly...
| Oct 23, 2011
| 5:52 PM
No reason to stay indoors. Here's a look on what's going on this week
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
Puss in Boots
The Rum Diary
Hoarders (mid-season premiere; 9 p.m.; A&E)
| Oct 24, 2011
| 9:06 AM
Just in time for the release of Bad As Me, his first album since 2004, Tom Waits has opened up to the press, granting interviews to Jon Pareles for the New York Times and another with Sasha Frere-Jones for the New Yorker.
It's a nice, welcome change for...