| Apr 13, 2013
| 9:46 AM
INDIO -- The primary story out of Coachella in 2012 was dance music, the handiwork of oxygen-gobbling sets by superstar DJs such as David Guetta and Swedish House Mafia. And electronic beats are definitely a part of the mix at this year's festival....
| Mar 28, 2013
| 1:45 PM
The Cure and Nine Inch Nails will join previously confirmed acts Mumford & Sons, the Killers, Phoenix, Vampire Weekend, the National and the Postal Service at Lollapalooza in Grant Park on Aug. 2-4.
Multiple industry sources confirmed Thursday that a...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 7:15 PM
Lollapalooza will put 60,000 single-day tickets on sale Wednesday at 10 a.m. central for the festival Aug. 2-4 in Grant Park. The only question remaining is how fast they’ll sell out.
The festival’s entire lineup leaked weeks early last...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Nominated for contemporary folk album for ‘Helplessness Blues,’ Fleet Foxes is just happy to be part of the group with its classic American sound and contemporary influences....
| Sep 13, 2011
| 9:36 PM
The Walkmen have gotten a sprinter’s start as they prepare a follow-up to their 2010 album, “Lisbon” -- recording 18 songs ahead of schedule for the forthcoming record. So far, the new tracks have proved to be an exercise in sonic...
| May 16, 2011
| 10:20 AM
There's a choir-boy purity, a restless earnestness and an unabashed embrace of beauty and even poetry in the music of Fleet Foxes, all of which is a definite corrective to all kinds of slack cynicism and ugly...
| Apr 30, 2012
Start growing those beards now.
Why? My Morning Jacket and Band of Horses will appear Aug. 22 at Millennium Park’s Pritzker Pavilion. Tickets ($59.50-$64.50; $20 lawn tickets for listening only) go on sale noon Saturday for one of the better...
| May 4, 2012
| 6:54 AM
The West Coast doesn't have a monopoly on freaky, folky sounds. Floating Action, a band from Black Mountain, N.C., could give any Seattle-area "beard rock" outfit a run for its money.
The band's 2011 album "Desert Etiquette" blended acoustic drones,...
| May 22, 2012
| 7:43 AM
Scotty Miller, who runs the Jewish Mother restaurants in Virginia Beach and Norfolk, said last week he’s spreading his sandwich, beer and music empire to the Peninsula.
He said he’ll open a Jewish Mother Deli and Grill in Hampton on...
| Jun 15, 2012
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Chef Graham Elliot's been known to ruffle feathers. Over the years, he's pissed off Yelp reviewers, argued with critics and can be brutally honest as a judge on "MasterChef."...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 10:45 AM
With Fiona Apple. Fri., June 29, 8 p.m. $35-$50. Ives Concert Park, Western Connecticut State University’s Westside Campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension, Danbury. (866) 558-4253, ivesconcertpark.com.
When Blake Mills’ debut album...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 10:16 AM
Did you ever have a band you love and then they put out an album that upon first listen you just aren't comfortable with? It's not bad but it feels different. Then upon further listens you find a familiarity with it and the desire to listen to it...