| Jun 21, 2012
5:30 - 9 a.m. Bill Leff in for Jonathon Brandmeier
8:35 a.m. Where can you see Ben Folds perform, Dean Richards serve you drinks and meet the love of your life? Bill Leff (in for Johnny B) gets a preview of the old St. Pats block party.
| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:23 AM
Some fests feel like a throwback neighborhood block party, while others feel like that two-day rager you never got invited to in college. This weekend leans more toward the hard-partying crowd as the World's Largest Block Party at Old St. Pat's—...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 9:40 AM
Pop actsThird Eye Blind and Ben Kweller will headline William and Mary's Charter Day concert Feb. 4 at William and Mary Hall.
Third Eye Blind is known for hits "How's it Going to Be," "Semi-Charmed Life," and "Jumper." The group's most recent album,...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 6:40 PM
$140 million has been raised by President Obama so far in his bid to win a second term and New York is doing its fair share tonight, throwing somewhere between four and five million into the kitty. Tonight's event marks the one hundredth fundraiser for...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 7:39 AM
There’s nothing ambiguous about the three E major chords that open “Mean To Me,” the opening track of Ben Kweller’s new album Go Fly A Kite, the first to be released on his own Noise Company Records.
The sound calls to mind...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 12:44 PM
When she was studying at UCLA, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Sara Bareilles was a member of the co-ed group Awaken A Cappella.
So, when NBC tapped her to take Nicole Scherzinger's place between Ben Folds and Shawn Stockman on the judges panel for...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 12:09 PM
Sara Bareilles says becoming a judge on NBC's "The Sing-Off" was a "no-brainer."
The three-time Grammy nominee Bareilles this season took Nicole Scherzinger's seat at the judges' table for the a cappella singing competition when Scherzinger left to judge...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 12:10 PM
1) Big Sam's Funky Nation, Up Or On The Rocks, 50 Union Place, Hartford, (860) 247-6257, Fri. Free, uporontherocks.com; Sullys Pub, 2071 Park St., Hartford, (860) 231-8881, Fri., 8 p.m., $15 sullyspub.com
2) Ben Folds Five, Mountain Park, Route 5,...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 9:38 AM
*** (out of 4)
When Fang Island put out its self-titled debut in 2010, the band’s MySpace described the music as “everyone high-fiving each other.” Some critics joked instead that the album's piled-on guitar riffs sounded more like a...
| Apr 4, 2010
— Nashville's "Music City" nickname has always been pronounced with a Southern accent. Nashville is, after all, the home of the Grand Ole Opry, the stomping grounds of Hank Williams and a magnet for talented country artists.
But a person can...
| Mar 15, 2009
Imagine yourself back in middle school imagining a future in which you will get to hang out with your Best Friend Forever, extending into chronological adulthood that golden moment between childhood dumbness and pseudo-sophisticated teendom -- that time...
| Mar 10, 2010
| 9:34 PM
Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Sting, June 16 (Mon.) Gibson Amphitheatre Glee Live! In Concert!, May 20-22 (Sat.) Hollywood Palladium Ferry Corsten, April 2; Sublime with Rome, April 21 (now) El Rey Theatre Caribou, May 19 (now); Carney, May 15 (Sat.)...