| Jan 31, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Guitar slinger and Austin native Gary Clark Jr. is one of the new faces of contemporary men’s lifestyle brand John Varvatos. For the brand’s spring 2013 campaign, Clark joins legendary musician Jimmy Page. The campaign ads were shot at the...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 12:42 PM
“Rick Springfield, you have a song that people recognize after three frigging notes. Congratulations, Rick frigging Springfield,” Dave Grohl said on Thursday to his colleague in a new band celebrating the former Van Nuys recording studio Sound...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 3:47 PM
"Sound City" is coming home.
After a world premiere Friday night at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, Dave Grohl will bring his documentary on the famed Van Nuys recording studio to L.A. on Jan. 31, the Foo Fighters frontman announced...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 12:55 PM
Heavy, stoner, sludge rock is alive and well in Connecticut, and Lord Fowl is one of the best such bands we’ve got, featuring scene vets like Mike Pellegrino (ex-Spring Heeled Jack), Vechel Jaynes (ex-Blind Justice), Jon Conine (Electric Bucket, Red...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 11:45 AM
How best to celebrate the 35th anniversary of a beloved live album? By re-creating it onstage, of course.
That's the approach being taken by Cheap Trick, which announced Thursday that it plans to play "Cheap Trick at Budokan," the power-pop veterans'...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 9:40 AM
The Rick Murnane Band
March 30, at The Hartford Room (126 Ann Uccello St.), along with the Fawns and the Girlfriend Project. 9 p.m. $5. For more info call (855) 486-5399
Not that it's easy to rile the unflappable Rick Murnane anyway, but you...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 1:41 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- At the intersection where Capitol Hill policy, technological innovation and musical creativity meet, tensions spilled over at the two-day Future of Music Summit while government officials washed their hands of the mounting chaos....
| Oct 3, 2011
| 12:51 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The sky was falling on Cheap Trick when the band was playing the Ottawa Bluesfest in mid-July.
Most of the band scattered to the back of the stage to escape when a storm blew through the festival and brought the 50-ton roof crashing...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 12:27 PM
It will take some time and a good amount of money, but city planners hope the historic Motor Row stretch of South Michigan Avenue will one day become a living showcase for the city’s blues and jazz legacies.
To help make that happen, a City Council...
| Nov 28, 2010
When Elton John stopped in Los Angeles this month on his latest concert tour, he came in with one of the biggest storehouses of hits in pop music history. But instead of diving headlong into his catalog, he and his old friend Leon Russell devoted the...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 4:32 PM
For sale: Frank Lloyd Wright's Avery Coonley home in suburban Chicago is on the market for $2.9 million. (Chicago Tribune) Cultural crossroads: Mummies on display in China's Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region Museum are causing a stir because they show...
| Nov 28, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Weezerâs 1996 album, âPinkerton,â is the rare mainstream rock record about being a giant creep. Not in a lecherous Rolling Stones way, nor like Radioheadâs mopey early career. No, âPinkertonâ is the kind of record on which the bandâs Rivers....