| Aug 6, 2013
| 6:53 AM
Expanding Sound Check's focus away from Hampton Roads, I see excitement building over the Interlocken Music Festival which will bring Neil Young, Zac Brown and Widespread Panic to an historic farm south of Charlottesville.
The festival will take place...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 7:02 AM
Concerts come, concerts go. Some concerts shift around and the players change. We learned this week that Phoenix, originally set to play the nTelos Pavilion in Portsmouth, will instead rock The NorVa in Norfolk on Aug. 30.
No reason was given, but since...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 4:05 AM
Don’t be surprised if Susan Tedeschi slips into a little Mahalia Jackson on Saturday. The spirit may move her, she says.
The Grammy-winning Tedeschi Trucks Band will host its second annual Sunshine Music and Blues Festival on Saturday at Mizner...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 8:08 PM
The themes of Black Friday and the Snow Owl Market, its symbol the cotton-white visage of the referenced bird, could not be more stark.
Black Friday, of course, is a military strike executed by jackbooted thugs high on the smell of coupons and the...
| Aug 29, 2013
Zac Brown Band is most often called a country music band. Its last two albums — 2010’s “You Get What You Give” and 2012’s “Uncaged” — both hit No. 1 on the country charts and 2008’s “The...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 11:25 PM
An intoxicated man fell over a banister to a marble floor 15 feet below at the Chicago Theatre late Saturday night, according to authorities.
A spokesman for the Fire Department said he was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. The 26-year-old...
| May 24, 2012
| 1:41 PM
Since 2001, the unofficial kickoff of the summer concert season in the Chicago area has been the Summer Camp Music Festival at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, Ill. In each of those 11 years, including this weekend, the headliner has been moe., a...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 8:08 AM
"Portlandia,""Homeland,""Game of Thrones,""Parks and Recreation,""Treme"and "The Colbert Report"are among the TV winners of the 71st annual Peabody Awards announced Wednesday.
The Peabody board picked 38 winners, including several PBS specials and the...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 2:06 PM
Randall Bramblett, a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who has worked with Steve Winwood, Gregg Allman, and Robbie Robertson, is heading for Suffolk where he's set to play a Sept. 22 fundraiser for Tidewater Arts Outreach.
In Suffolk, Bramblett will...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Plan your week with our guide to everything going on 1/23 through 1/29.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
Man on a Ledge
One for the Money
House (returns; 8 p.m.; Fox)
Hart of Dixie (returns; 9 p.m.; the CW)
The Real Housewives of...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 7:48 AM
Quick — let's get a post up to forget about that loss from the weekend. As plenty of Baltimoreans pick up their hearts from the ground, we turn to the city's live music scene to get us to the Ravens' next training camp. Taking it a week at a time,...