| Dec 19, 2012
| 8:48 AM
Here in Baltimore for the first time in the better part of two decades on what's ostensibly a promotional tour for their latest release, "Away From the World," the Dave Matthews Band played a set sprinkled with only a handful of obligatory tracks from the...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 9:11 AM
For Towson rock musician Mike Ruocco, there's only one thing to do when your next list of upcoming tour dates is announced: You see when you're coming home.
"When you tour as extensively as I've done over the past 10 or so years, and you see the...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 10:29 AM
Finding the perfect wine is an art form, and Sam Massa, the assistant sales manager at Bin 604 in Harbor East, is well-versed.
Going on his third year at Bin 604, Massa, 30, began interacting with wine as a young boy when he would play in his father's...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 5:38 AM
Spencer Horsman may yet escape elimination on "America's Got Talent." Last night, the Baltimore illusionist was one of Howard Stern's picks for next week's wildcard round.
But first, we had to suffer through more YouTube acts.
Last night's episode,...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 12:41 PM
Jazz and ragtime music filled the streets of downtown Havre de Grace Saturday afternoon, as if the roaring '20s were coming alive for the annual Graw Days Festival.
Celebrating the city's famed horse track during its heyday, the event was more a showcase...
| May 2, 2012
| 10:00 AM
It must have been a good 11 years ago that I met Pete Seeger, poet par excellence, troubadour, folk singer and messenger of the ages. It was at the Carroll County Farm Museum's folk music festival called Common Ground on the Hill and he was the headliner....
| May 12, 2012
He pioneered one the most influential, far-reaching musical genres of the past 50 years. He became a galvanizing force, too, in the cause of human rights. When he died, more than a million people turned out to witness his funeral cortege. Among those...
| May 16, 2012
| 9:49 AM
It's a daunting feat to try and cover Bob Dylan, but when Creative Alliance rocks their fourth Night of 1000 Dylans on Friday, Brian Simms will be handling the keyboard and accordion responsibilities.
"I began picking out songs from the radio on a...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 8:24 PM
They came from near and far, dressed in their best outfits and holding their photos, all eager for a chance to be in a major show featuring Kevin Spacey.
The line of"House of Cards"hopefuls snaked out the door of the Bel Air Armory as the casting call...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 8:15 AM
"And now you hear the music, but the words don't sound too clear …"
"Inner City Blues" by Sixto Rodriguez
Former Baltimorean Craig Strydom has spent more than two decades searching for Sugar Man. And even though the music journalist tracked his...
| May 16, 2011
| 11:05 PM
We've been waiting all weekend for the heavyweight debate over rapper Common's invitation to a White House poetry reading. Monday night, it finally happened, as Comedy Central's Jon Stewart sat down across the table from Fox News' Bill O'Reilly.
| Mar 24, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Janell reports on last night's American Idol:Welcome to the next Milestone Marker in the American Idol Journey to the Road that will lead us up the Stairs to the Platform of the Finale. The loser from tonight can say that......