| Jun 10, 2011
| 11:00 AM
“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 “...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 1:36 PM
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...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 7:43 PM
"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...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 7:26 AM
Did you ever hear an artist online and say 'yeah I like this'. Then you see them live and they blow you away so you buy the new album, take it home and realize that it's even better than when you first heard it online? Me too and one of those artists is...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Anyone who knows me should know that I love old school country music. I especially love listening to timeless country albums from back in the day that hammer home my belief that the soulless bubble gum pop in cowboy hats being passed off by major labels...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 7:49 AM
Casey Wilson, Penny on ABC's "Happy Endings," isn't sure but thinks she probably always was funny.
Her first memory of working an audience was cracking up her parents. Her aunt left the room and she did a spot-on impersonation.
"I don't even change my...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 2:04 PM
Kitty Wells, the long-reigning “Queen of Country Music” and the first woman to reach No. 1 on the country chart with her attitude-changing hit “It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels,” died Monday at age 92 of complications...
| May 5, 2012
| 9:54 PM
Editor's note: Columnist Jim Gray announced last week that he is running for vice president as a Libertarian. This will be his last column until after the election.
From 11 a.m. until about 7 p.m. June 2, we will have the second annual Heritage Music and...
| Mar 20, 2008
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...
| Apr 30, 2009
Vern Gosdin, a singer-songwriter whose "Chiseled in Stone" was named the Country Music Assn.'s song of the year in 1989, has died. He was 70.
FOR THE RECORD: An obituary in Wednesday's A section said the country music singer-songwriter was 70 when he...
| Jul 22, 2010
| 7:29 AM
"I hope the president will forgive me if I do this one," says Sir Paul McCartney as he launches into a lovely rendition of "Michelle." As McCartney croons, President Barack Obama sings quietly to his wife, first lady Michelle Obama, who is beaming at...
| Sep 19, 2006
The Sugarhill Gang's "Rapper's Delight" was the first hip-hop single to break into the national Top 40 pop charts, although anyone listening to it now for the first time probably would have a hard time picking up on what made the 1979 recording such a rap...