| Apr 3, 2013
| 1:32 PM
A few hours after the Rolling Stones announced their first North American tour since 2006, including a date May 28 at the United Center, Mick Jagger called and answered a few quick questions.
Q: After the Stones came off the road the last time, did...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 10:29 AM
"Where do babies come from?" is a complicated question, terrifying and inevitable for parents. They must simplify for the sake of their children's psyches, but that answer obscures the many layers of such a question, for there is much to consider in the...
| Oct 21, 2011
Barry Feinstein, a photographer who gained renown as one of the premier chroniclers of the 1960s and '70s music scene, including shooting iconic album covers for Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin and George Harrison, has died. He was 80.
Feinstein, a longtime...
| Jan 19, 2012
Pioneering rhythm-and-blues singer, songwriter, drummer, bandleader and disc jockey Johnny Otis made the kind of conscious life choice early on that few people have the inclination, or circumstance, to carry out.
Born white, the son of Greek immigrant...
| Apr 20, 2012
Levon Helm is most widely known for the songs he sang that found their way onto the pop charts during his long tenure as drummer and singer for the Band: "Up On Cripple Creek," "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" and "Don't Do It," earthy and infectious...
| Nov 16, 2011
Bluesman collaborated with Stevie Ray Vaughan
Doyle Bramhall, 62, a blues singer, drummer and songwriter best known for his collaborations with the late guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan, died Saturday at his home in Alpine, Texas, the Houston...
| Aug 14, 2010
Richie Hayward, the drummer and a founding member of Little Feat, a celebrated rock band that arrived on the music scene in Los Angeles with its distinctively eclectic sound in the early 1970s, has died. He was 64.
For the record:...
| Jun 11, 2011
| 3:59 PM
Trumpet player Alan Rubin was recruited to join the Blues Brothers after backing up John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd in the "Saturday Night Live" television skits that spawned the band in the late 1970s.
One of many gifted session musicians in the group,...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Musikfest, Bethlehem’s massive 10-day August music festival, has announced its first wave of free acts this year – including one of the Grammy-winning Neville Brothers – and says it offer more free music than ever before for its 29th...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:23 PM
A saxophonist who has played with James Taylor, Aerosmith, Eric Clapton, Steely Dan and the Rolling Stones and was in Dan Ackroyd and John Belushi ‘s Blues Brother Band, will perform at the third-annual Scholastic Swing at Sherman Theater in......
| Apr 21, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Yes, Canadian rockers Theory of a Deadman play derivative, bombastic, hooky – and mostly pop-based – music. But the band’s show Friday at Allentown’s Crocodile Rock Café looked like it left a sold-out-and-packed crowd happy. And...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 4:35 PM
The legendary & influential Yardbirds are coming to SPACE in Evanston Thursday night. Yes, the same rock & roll Yardbirds who started the careers of …...