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  • The Arts on TV: Eric Clapton; Jackie Evancho; Clint Eastwood; Tommy Emmanuel

     
    “Movie: A Year Ago in Winter” ** (2008) 8 p.m., Thursday Sundance: Karoline Herfurth, Josef Bierbichler. An artist befriends a troubled dancer while painting her portrait for her grieving mother. “Video Games Live” 1 a.m., Thu/...
  • The Arts on TV: Jackie Evancho; Josh Groban; the Tony Awards

     
    “Great Performances” 8 p.m. Thursday, KOCE; 8 p.m. Friday, KVCR: "Jackie Evancho: Dream With Me in Concert" -- Soprano Jackie Evancho (pictured) performs songs from her first full-length album, “Dream With Me.” “Great...
  • Spotify announces it's coming to the U.S. but doesn't say when

     
    The popular European music service Spotify has announced it is making a move into the U.S. but so far it appears to be a lot of noise. The Swedish company's entry into the U.S. market has been highly anticipated, but besides allowing eager Americans...
  • Spotify coming 'soon' to U.S., albeit no deal (yet) with Warner Music

     
    The Swedish are coming! Spotify, the much-touted European digital music service, released a teaser on its website Wednesday saying it will "soon be landing on U.S. shores." The message, which triggered waves of media coverage across the Web, didn't...
  • Two Orlando rock figures pass this week: Rob Grill and Joe Lambusta

     
    This week marks the passing of at least two figures with ties to Orlando's rock ‘n' roll heart. First, there was news of the death of Rob Grill, founding member of the Grass Roots, who died Monday at a Hospice facility in Lake County. He was 67. You...
  • Blues rocker, heavy metal band, soft rocker and funk icon to play SteelStacks

     
    Blues rock icon John Mayall, soft rocker Edwin McCain, funk and soul jazz saxophonist Maceo Parker and 1980s heavy metal band Kix will play the planned Musikfest Café at SteelStacks in its first few months, ArtsQuest just announced. Also, the......
  • Bruce Iglauer interview: 40 years of Alligator Records

     
    Bruce Iglauer started Alligator Records in 1971 because Hound Dog Taylor’s music gave him no other choice. If he didn’t do it, who would? That imperative – the sense that the world must hear this, right now – guides Iglauer......
  • Album review: Jeff Beck, 'Rock 'n' Roll Party Honoring Les Paul'

     
    3 stars (out of 4) Though he came up alongside such hardcore blues devotees as Eric Clapton and Peter Green in swinging ‘60s London, Jeff Beck was more beholden to the country-influenced rockabilly guitarists of the ‘50s and the sonic......
  • Talking with Dr. John: Blues/jazz great is in right place, and it's the right time

     
    Singer/songwriter Dr. John is headed for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in two weeks. Just two weeks ago, he was up for two Grammy Awards for two different projects. He’s had a varied and illustrious career......
  • Robert Johnson tribute a well-intentioned, but mixed bag of blues

     
    Robert Johnson was a Delta blues singer and guitarist whose mid 1930s work is credited for shaping generations of blues and rock musicians, including Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones and Eric Clapton, who has called him the most important blues......
  • Joe Boyd, Robyn Hitchcock lead tour of London underground circa 1967

     
    What was it like to be at the heart of London’s underground music scene in the late ‘60s? You could do worse than having Joe Boyd and Robyn Hitchcock as your tour guides to that galvanizing era, a role they’ll......
  • Tonight's Music Pick: Moses Campbell at the Smell

     
    L.A’s Moses Campbell is not, in fact, a lone wanderer, but a full band with an extremely full sound. This five piece “crust pop” band (their words, not ours) play sweet indie-folk pop with a an expansive sound. Tracks swell with a...