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  • Update: Concert news: Lady Antebellum, Common, Nickelback, Hendrix Tribute Tour, Sleigh Bells, Guster

    Update: Concert news: Lady Antebellum, Common, Nickelback, Hendrix Tribute Tour, Sleigh Bells, Guster
    Update: Merriweather Post Pavilion has announced its second show of the season: Lady Antebellum, the hugely successful pop-country trio. The band, out with "Own the Night," which was released last year, will perform May 20. Darius Rucker, the guy...
  • The Go Guide Weekend Preview: Idol worship with Penn Jillette, the Super Bowl

    The Go Guide Weekend Preview: Idol worship with Penn Jillette, the Super Bowl
    Penn Jillette is, famously, not a religious man, but his visit to South Florida for performances at the Hard Rock this weekend is a pilgrimage of sorts. “Without Randi, there would be no Penn & Teller,” says the magician, author and star...
  • Channeling Frank: Dweezil Zappa's Rocking Teenage Combo Does His Father's Legacy Proud

    Channeling Frank: Dweezil Zappa's Rocking Teenage Combo Does His Father's Legacy Proud
    After years of venturing out on his own path, guitarist Dweezil Zappa has more recently become, in effect, the curator of the large body of challenging music his father, iconoclastic composer Frank Zappa, left behind when he passed away in 1993. Dweezil&...
  • Vibes Dispatch: Zappa Plays Zappa

    Dweezil Zappa chose some of the more dance-friendly tracks from his father's catalogue -- "Apostrophe," "City of Tiny Lights," "Trouble Every Day, others -- and we appreciated it. He toggled between a nasty guitar tone and a bunch of others, a MIDI-ish...
  • This week's on-sales: Stagecoach Festival, Power 106 FM's Cali Christmas and more

     
    A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses. Empire Polo Club Stagecoach Festival 2010 with Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts and Carrie Underwood, April 30-May 1 (Fri.) Gibson Amphitheatre Toby Mac, Jan. 22 (Fri.);...
  • This weekend's music picks: Atlas Sound, Steve Angello, Wu-Tang Clan

     
    Friday 12.3: Atlas Sound @ the Echo Indie and experimental rock standout Bradford Cox can’t be stopped. Fresh off the release of one of 2010’s best albums, Halcyon Digest, with his band Deerhunter, Cox is now touring solo, under his solo moniker...
  • Dweezil Zappa to play dad's music in 'Tour de Frank' at State Theatre

     
    Guitarist Dweezil Zappa, the son of the late legendary rock/orchestral scomposer Frank Zappa, brings his tribute to his father's music to the State Theatre in Easton on July 30. Tickets, at $24.50-$74.50, went on sale today. The show -- Dweezil/Zappa........
  • Dweezil Zappa spreads innovative musical gospel of father Frank

     
    By Steve Siegel Special to The Morning Call Dweezil Zappa, eldest son of musician/composer Frank Zappa, has had to address two often-asked questions throughout most of his adult life. 1. Yes, that’s his real name 2. And, yes, the music......
  • Zappa plays Zappa at State Theatre with love and skill

     
    By Dave Howell Special to The Morning Call There was a reunion of sorts at the State Theatre Saturday night, as Frank Zappa fans converged on Easton’s State Theatre to pay tribute to his music, as performed by his son......
  • Concert review: Return to Forever IV at House of Blues

     
    Although the foundation is the same, this year’s touring edition of Return to Forever has added a number to its name. Return to Forever IV, which headlined on Friday at the House of Blues, augments the signature members – pianist Chick Corea,...
  • December 9: Chicago Scene - James VanOsdol

    December 9: Chicago Scene - James VanOsdol
    James VanOsdol Visit the blog: www.chicagonow.com/jvoblog Events: Tonight Dastardly at Schubas Friday Tennis at Schubas Badly Drawn Boy at Lincoln Hall Saturday Bollweevils and 88 Fingers Louie at Metro Dweezil Zappa at Congress Sunday The...
  • 7 Days: 7/28 - 8/3

    Thursday July 28 HISTORY IN THE MAKING Bill Eppridge witnessed a good deal of history firsthand, particularly in the '60s, and he usually had a camera with him as it unfolded. Chances are you've seen shots he took of the Beatles arriving in the U.S.,...