| May 28, 2015
| 7:51 AM
I'm watching American Music Machine group perform at Epcot, but I'm playing "Name That Tune" at the same time. The new a cappella group moves rapidly through excerpts of more than 30 songs in 20 minutes.
The playlist spans a few decades of hits,...
| May 14, 2015
| 10:51 AM
Most of Ben Folds' fans are rock fans, so when Folds comes to town to play with a symphony orchestra, as he is wont to do, they are often unsure how to behave. They don't know if they're supposed to clap between movements (it's usually not done, but...
| May 1, 2015
Happy May Day!
Annapolis is always a beautiful town, but today is certainly one of prettier ones, with many of the doors downtown festooned with baskets for the annual May Basket Competition. For 60 years, residents and businesses have been creating and...
| Mar 15, 2015
You never know what can happen when you embark on a project.
"I'm living proof of that," Scott Hoying said. "When you start working on something, who knows where it can lead to?''
When Hoying joined the school vocal group, the SoCal VoCals, while...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 7:36 AM
Grammy winners and stars from popular musical reality TV shows will converge on Niles West High School April 10-12 for the third annual SingStrong, a three-day, non-stop singers' wonderland that will merge collegiate and high school singers with...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 7:14 PM
At first glance, "The Sing-Off" might seem like just another televised singing competition, with judges, live audiences, and as always, the chance for the young, undiscovered artist to have a shot at stardom. But performers on this NBC show, with the...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 6:31 PM
A cappella singing — singing (and often dancing) without instrumental accompaniment — is so popular that it has spawned movies such as "Pitch Perfect," a Fox TV drama series "Glee," and NBC's TV competition show "The Sing-Off."
Here in the...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 11:43 AM
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| Jul 12, 2014
The worlds of pop and classical music do not meet all that often — or all that well, as a rule — but certain artists have proved quite adept at bridging the gap. Ben Folds is one of them.
The Winston-Salem, N.C.-born, Nashville-based...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 10:08 AM
The Season 4 finale of NBC's revived musical competition "The Sing-Off" was down in the ratings compared with its last closer two years ago, according to early numbers from Nielsen.
The episode, which crowned country crooners Home Free as champions,...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 3:29 PM
"Downton Abbey" won't be back until Jan. 5, but PBS is teasing us in December with "Return to Downton Abbey," a special about the first three seasons airing Dec. 1.
A few new series and miniseries will premiere this December among all the holiday...