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Emmylou Harris

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  • My life in (folk) music

     
    Saturday at 7 p.m. I will host "Sweet Folk Chicago" on WFMT-FM 98.7. The program invites guest hosts to play and talk about a selection of songs that are meaningful to them. I chose about a dozen. UPDATE:Here's my playlist......
  • This week's on-sales: Lil Wayne, Arctic Monkeys, Journey and more

     
    A list of upcoming on-sales across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses. Staples Center Lil Wayne, April 21 (Sat.) Hollywood Palladium Arctic Monkeys, June 3; Kid Cudi, April 18 (now) Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Journey, July 23 (Sat.) The...
  • The Majestic Silver Strings: Conversations with Buddy Miller, Bill Frisell, Greg Leisz, and Marc Ribot

     
    The Majestic Silver Strings is the name of a new band and a new album, and both defy expectations in a number of ways. It’s a guitarist supergroup of sorts, bringing together a disparate collection of four highly esteemed players:......
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Week

     
    The Top 5 Concerts for the coming week: 1. GAS EXPLOSION BENEFIT In 2007, Allentown singer Alexxis Steele helped organize a fund-raising concert for the families of five people killed in a fire on Park Street in the city. And......
  • Top weekend shows: Wire, Robert Plant, Emmylou Harris

     
    Wire: The U.K. punk-era iconoclasts have trimmed themselves down to an even leaner and meaner trio, and the recent “Red Barked Tree” – only their 12th studio album in 34 years – functions as a solid career overview of the......
  • Our picks: Romantic music for a special Valentine's Day

    Our picks: Romantic music for a special Valentine's Day
    A couple of years ago, the Daily Press' own music buffs Sam McDonald and Mike Holtzclaw shared some favorite tunes for setting that very romantic mood on Valentine's Day. Here are the songs they chose - as well as a few clunkers to avoid: Great songs,...
  • Advocate Interview: guitarist John Jorgenson

    Advocate Interview: guitarist John Jorgenson
    When John Jorgenson, a laid-back, soft-spoken Californian who lives in Nashville, picks up a guitar, he can chicken pick, string together long, staccato Gypsy Jazz lines or rack up chorus after face-melting chorus of rock and blues licks like few other...
  • Invasion of the singer-songwriters! Steve Forbert and Will Kimbrough to play separate October shows

    Invasion of the singer-songwriters! Steve Forbert and Will Kimbrough to play separate October shows
    Guitar-strumming troubadours aren't rare birds. They're commonly sighted across Hampton Roads. But two of them landing in the region this month stand out from the flock. Steve Forbert, the songwriter best known for his 1980 hit "Romeo's Tune," will...
  • Eddie Vedder Strums a Four-string on His New Album and Tour

    Eddie Vedder Strums a Four-string on His New Album and Tour
    “Can't Keep” was the opening number of a 2008 Pearl Jam show at the Dodge Music Center. Eddie Vedder will likely be singing the song again in Hartford on Saturday, June 18. But it'll sound a little different, with the emphasis on “...
  • Eddie Vedder Strums His Ukulele at the Bushnell This Week

    Eddie Vedder Strums His Ukulele at the Bushnell This Week
    Eddie Vedder With Glen Hansard. $78, 7:30 p.m. June 18 at the Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. (860) 987-5900, bushnell.org. Sold out. “Can't Keep” was the opening number of a 2008 Pearl Jam show at the Dodge Music Center. Eddie Vedder...
  • Dave Matthews Band Caravan hits Chicago

    Dave Matthews Band Caravan hits Chicago
    "Dave Matthews Band Caravan" is a traveling festival featuring a diverse array of artists performing on three different stages, and they're coming to Chicago's Lakeside July 8-10. The old U.S. Steelworks Plant has been transformed this weekend, and ten...
  • Dave Matthews Band Caravan: Everything you need to know

    Dave Matthews Band Caravan: Everything you need to know
    Just when it seemed Chicago was jam-packed with summer festivals, a strange confluence of bedfellows – rival promoters Jam Productions and Live Nation, several South Side aldermen, and jam-band kingpin Dave Matthews – got together earlier this...