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  • Ike Turner Dies at 76

    Ike Turner, the musician who gave the world what many historians consider the first rock 'n' roll record -- "Rocket 88" in 1951 -- but bitterly acknowledged in his later years that he was most famous for being the abusive husband of Tina Turner, died...
  • The Blues

    The Blues
    After this day, Chicago blues--and by extension the popular music of the last half of the 20th Century--would never be the same. McKinley Morganfield, a.k.a. Muddy Waters, already was famous as the singer and guitarist most responsible for bringing the...
  • Crossroads 2010: A few key moments

     
    A few key moments Saturday from Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival at Toyota Park: 11:45 a.m.: Emcee Bill Murray emerges to demonstrate that even he has learned a few things since the last Crossroads festival, in 2007, by playing a......
  • Concert review: Crossroads 2010

     
    Eric Clapton performs at Crossroads Guitar Festival on Saturday. (Tribune photo by William DeShazer) View more Crossroads pictures HERE. In the months leading up to his Crossroads Guitar Festival on Saturday at Toyota Park in south suburban Bridgeview,...
  • New Orleans Museum of Art Presents

    NEW ORLEANS, La. (Friday, January 30, 2009)--Opening to the public on February 8 and continuing through April 26, the New Orleans Museum of Art presents Frederick J. Brown: New Portraits of Jazz Greats, an exhibition of paintings depicting 20th century...
  • Movie Review: 'Cadillac Records'

    Fans of musical dramas may experience some deja vu while watching "Cadillac Records"; the story is remarkably similar to one told in the middle of 2006's "Dreamgirls," in a montage sequence set to "Steppin' to the Bad Side." There's the plucky upstart...
  • Album Review: Bob Dylan's 'Together Through Life'

    Album Review: Bob Dylan's 'Together Through Life'
    In "Together Through Life," the latest missive issued from his woodshed out in Malibu, the bard of America calls up some obvious influences. Bob Dylan has said this album was inspired by midcentury Chess and Sun label recordings, and indeed, the hearty...
  • New Hospital the Only One In the World to Focus On Breast Cancer Reconstruction

    It boasts its the only one in the world and it's right here in New Orleans.  The St. Charles Surgical Hospital opened its doors today -- dedicated to breast reconstruction for women with breast cancer.  It's a 30 million dollar investment.  Now, women...
  • Movie review: Cadillac Records -- 3 out of 5 stars

    Brilliantly cast and ambitious to beat the band, Cadillac Records is a little movie that aims big. It tries to capture nothing less than the moment when white culture embraced black music and rock 'n' roll was born. But even if the iPod Nation craves...
  • 'Cadillac Records'

    Brilliantly cast and ambitious to beat the band, "Cadillac Records" is a little movie that aims big. It tries to capture nothing less than the moment when white culture embraced black music and rock 'n' roll was born. But even if the iPod Nation craves...
  • "Battle of the Saints Songs to Benefit the Roots of Music

    "Battle of the Saints Songs” to Benefit the Roots of Music
    How about hearing all those Saints songs and seeing all those artists on one stage. Artists honoring the hometown boys with musical tributes will all come together and play on one stage at the Howlin' Wolf in the "Battle of the Saints Songs" concert. The...
  • Bars Prep For Big Partying Weekend

    Bars Prep For Big Partying Weekend
    Preparations are already underway downtown where bars are anticipating big crowds this weekend, ahead of Super Bowl Sunday. Beer distributor George Berlier says, "I had 12 today and a couple other drivers had 32 and another one has 28." He's talking...