| Sep 23, 2012
| 9:52 PM
Bobby Womack doesn’t like to be rushed. “Can I do it right for you tonight? he asked Sunday on the closing night of the Brilliant Corners of Popular Amusements fall showcase at the Riverfront Theatre. “I like to do it right and take my...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 10:53 AM
There are at least two remarkable things to note in Colin Blunstone’s voice.
First, of course, is its sound, that light, airy quality – is it breathy, or breathless? – that gave the great Zombies tracks of the mid-1960s an immediate,...
| May 22, 2013
| 2:09 PM
In a way, Steven Van Zandt wishes he could be in two places.
Of course, the rock guitarist and actor (“The Sopranos”) would like to stay on the Wrecking Ball Tour in Europe with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. But he also wishes...
| Oct 10, 2010
Few people can get away with telling an anecdote about being on safari in Africa and make it sound like a trip to the supermarket.
But for Elton John, that's precisely how and where he became inspired to call his keyboard-playing pal Leon Russell after...
| May 1, 2011
The intersection of DeSoto and State streets here doesn't look like anything special.
On the southeast corner of the roads is H Town Custom Wheels. Across DeSoto to the west is Beer & Bud Mart, which faces a Church's Chicken stand. Immediately to the...
| Jan 2, 2011
It had been a long night — a concert, a reunion with an old friend, a midnight meal — but as the clock ticked past 2 a.m. Quincy Jones sat in a rare state of silence in his estate at the very top of Bel-Air. The man they call Q nodded at the...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 4:22 PM
On Dec. 16, Joe Louis Walker, with opening act Midnight Shift, will perform at the Gander Room on Bethlehem's South Side to celebrate the Lehigh Valley Blues Network’s 20th anniversary....
| Feb 3, 2012
| 4:36 PM
A recap of 'American Idol's' St. Louis auditions, in which we met Johnny Keyser and Lauren Gray....
| Mar 19, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Afie Jurvanen, a.k.a. Bahamas, takes a spare, economical approach on ‘Barchords,’ his new album. He is playing the Satellite in Silver Lake....
| May 15, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Grammy-winning R&B king R. Kelly is set to release his new album, “Write Me Back,” on June 26, RCA Records announced Tuesday. “Write Me Back” is led by the bubbly “Share My Love,” which landed at No. 1 on urban adult...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 9:36 PM
The FM station’s annual holiday show indeed featured a wide range of entertaining acts, but there were a few stylistic gaps. Are friends eclectic? Yes. The answer to the question posed in the title of KCRW’s holiday show is a......