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  • Christine Ohlman's Lucky Seven

    Christine Ohlman, the cool-coiffed “Beehive Queen” whose feminine growl of a blues voice graces the house band at Saturday Night Live and own roots band Rebel Montez, has been ranked #7 on the Alternate Root website’s “Top 30...
  • Edgar Meyer, double bass master, to play Old Dominion University March 18

    Edgar Meyer, double bass master, to play Old Dominion University March 18
    Edgar Meyer, a celebrated classical bassist who specializes in multi-genre blending, will perform a solo concert at Chandler Recital Hall on campus at Old Dominion University 8 p.m. Saturday, March 18. Tickets are $15, $10 for students. Visit...
  • Sam Bush & Del McCoury Perform at Norwalk Concert Hall on Feb. 24

    Sam Bush & Del McCoury Perform at Norwalk Concert Hall on Feb. 24
    Del McCoury started picking in public in the early 1960s as a member of Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys. Sam Bush is known as the King of Telluride, a Grammy-winning mandolin player who has played with a list of performers that reads like a who's who of...
  • Review: Up close with Dirty Projectors at the Troubadour

    Review: Up close with Dirty Projectors at the Troubadour
    A restlessly experimental art-rock band from hipster-choked Brooklyn, Dirty Projectors wouldn’t seem to be the type of act likely to engage in the music-industry showboating that defines the week-long run-up to the Grammy Awards. And yet there was...
  • Grammys 2013: Pre-telecast ceremony broadens the spotlight

    Grammys 2013: Pre-telecast ceremony broadens the spotlight
    Awards handed out Sunday before the evening Grammy Awards telecast sometimes set the stage for what happens during the national TV broadcast. This year, the Black Keys got the momentum rolling by having a hand in three awards early on, including rock...
  • Emmylou Harris, playing Newport News Sept. 20, keeps creative embers glowing after 40 years of red-hot country

    Emmylou Harris, playing Newport News Sept. 20, keeps creative embers glowing after 40 years of red-hot country
    Emmylou Harris has mastered the art of gazing in two directions at once. Like any great country singer, the 65-year-old musician and 10-time Grammy award winner looks to the past with a sense of bittersweet yearning. On "The Road," the first track of...
  • Country queen Emmylou Harris sounded regal and strong at Ferguson Center

    Country queen Emmylou Harris sounded regal and strong at Ferguson Center
    In Newport News Thursday, Emmylou Harris gave a Ferguson Center for the Arts crowd a sweet, soulful taste of her classic mongrel country sound. Backed by her 5-piece band Red Dirt Boys, she touched on many of the styles and modes from her 40-plus...
  • Discovery Music Series to present Fishbone, Steve Forbert, Paul Thorn

    Discovery Music Series to present Fishbone, Steve Forbert, Paul Thorn
    Norfolk's Discovery Music Series has announced a new set of shows starting Oct. 18 and stretching into the spring of 2013. Shying away from indie rock, the series has steered toward acoustic, folk and bluegrass. An exception is the legendary punk-ska-...
  • Hazel Dickens dies at 75; bluegrass pioneer and social activist

    Hazel Dickens dies at 75; bluegrass pioneer and social activist
    Hazel Dickens, a singer, songwriter and musician from West Virginia who was a pioneering force in bluegrass music and a strong and eloquent voice for coal miners, the poor and women, has died. She was 75. Dickens died April 22 at a Washington, D.C.,...
  • Warren Hellman dies at 77; San Francisco financier, bluegrass fan

    Warren Hellman dies at 77; San Francisco financier, bluegrass fan
    Reporting from San Francisco -- Warren Hellman, a San Francisco financier, philanthropist and bluegrass enthusiast who lavished his city with a free concert that grew into one of the nation's largest music festivals, died Sunday of complications from...
  • Charlie Louvin dies at 83; country singer

    Charlie Louvin dies at 83; country singer
    Charlie Louvin, the country singer whose scintillating harmonizing with his brother Ira created a distinctive template for duet singing that strongly influenced the Everly Brothers, the Beatles, the Byrds and successive generations of singers including...
  • PASSINGS: Mel McDaniel, Lou Gorman, Harley Allen

    PASSINGS: Mel McDaniel, Lou Gorman, Harley Allen
    Mel McDaniel Country music singer-songwriter Mel McDaniel, 68, a husky-voiced country music singer-songwriter who had a No. 1 hit with "Baby's Got Her Blue Jeans On," died of lung cancer Thursday at his home in Hendersonville, Tenn., the Grand Ole...