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  • Kate McGarrigle dies at 63; Canadian folk singer and songwriter

    Kate McGarrigle dies at 63; Canadian folk singer and songwriter
    Kate McGarrigle, the Canadian singer and songwriter who, with her sister Anna, recorded a string of critically acclaimed albums of literate and wistfully romantic homespun songs and then became the proud matriarch of an extended folk-rock-pop musical...
  • A son spins a song of reunion

    A son spins a song of reunion
    The raffle was over, the drinks were flowing and the gray-haired crowd at VFW Post 9399 was in a mood to party when David Serby approached the stage. A lanky South Pasadena singer-songwriter, Serby had been asked to sit in with the aging house band and...
  • River Forest: Standing the test of time

    River Forest: Standing the test of time
    "I'm really happy to be here," says teacher Annie Darley, whose life trajectory proves: You can go home again. Although she and her husband just moved to River Forest a year ago, Darley also grew up here -- in a house her grandfather built, no less. After...
  • Twists and tunes, on a Rio Grande rafting trip

    Big Bend National Park, Texas Butch Hancock probably isn't the first singer-songwriter to wind up, 35 years after that first promising album, sleeping under a tarp down by the river. But he is the first one I've ever watched wake up. When I crawled out...
  • Linda Ronstadt on Kate McGarrigle: 'A complete original'

     
    It couldn’t have been more than 10 minutes -- perhaps as little as five -- after I put in a request Tuesday with Linda Ronstadt’s manager to ask if she wanted to comment on the passing a day earlier of......
  • Live review: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Norah Jones, Dave Matthews, CSN, Elton John, Wilco and more pay tribute to Neil Young

     
    Neil Young is hardly the oldest guy in pop music. Accepting the award for MusiCares Person of the Year at Friday’s annual gala at the Los Angeles Convention Center, the 64-year-old musician, philanthropist and activist gazed out at the crowd......
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: She's baaack... Sarah Silverman, that is

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 31 - Feb. 6, in PDF format This week's TV Movies SALTY AND SWEET: "The Sarah Silverman Program" returns for its third season at 10:30 p.m. on Comedy Central.......
  • Miss Derringer at the Troubadour tonight; Shadow Shadow Shade at Spaceland

     
    Video: Miss Derringer's "Better Run Away From Me," directed by Zalman King. Oh, Miss Derringer – is that a gun in your pocket or are you just happy to see us? Miss Derringer is a dream band; they’re like watching Emmylou Harris and the Ronettes f...
  • Album Review: Steve Earle's 'Townes'

    Album Review: Steve Earle's 'Townes'
    Townes Van Zandt was so revered in music circles that when the Texas singer-songwriter died unexpectedly in 1997 -- at age 52 of a heart attack -- a tribute concert that family members and friends assembled a couple of months later ran 6 1/2 hours. And...
  • Second-Half of Jazz Fest Kicks-Off

    NEW ORLEANS - - The second half of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival kicks off Thursday with performances by a host of New Orleans favorites, including singer and violinist Theresa Andersson and the Little Freddie King Blues Band. The...
  • SXSW Day 2: Court Yard Hounds, Roky Erickson and the partnering spirit

     
    The craziest rumor I heard Thursday night at the South by Southwest Festival was that David Bowie was lurking around somewhere, possibly planning to jump onstage with Roky Erickson. The idea that the seemingly semi-retired Thin White Duke might show......
  • Letter from the Editor: BRAND X turns one!

     
    What do Seth Rogan, Emmylou Harris and Nikolaas Tinbergen, an obscure Dutch zoologist, have in common with Brand X? You got it — we all have the same April 15 birthday. It was this week last year that we brought you our very first issue, a must-read...