| Jul 24, 2010
| 8:58 PM
Blues guitarist and singer
Phillip Walker, 73, a blues guitarist and singer who backed such stars as Etta James and Lowell Fulson, died of heart failure Thursday in Palm Springs, said Marc Lipkin, publicity director for Alligator Records....
| Aug 14, 2011
| 3:12 PM
This if the fifth season that Michael Bodolosky, executive director of the Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, has compiled and it promises to have something for everyone.
“I am keeping with the PPAC...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 8:17 AM
Norfolk's Discovery Music Series has been importing high-quality, slightly-under-the-radar acts for years now. It's great to see that the series is still alive and kicking. Staff members announced the fall 2011-winter 2012 shows this week. As has been the...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 5:25 PM
If you didn’t know better, you’d think Lady Gaga was in the house and the kids were piling in to catch a glance.
But these kids are different. Sure, they’ve got guitars strapped over their shoulders and anticipation in their eyes....
| Sep 29, 2011
| 6:34 AM
Night three of ‘The X Factor’ auditions promised more great singers. Would this be the case? I wasn’t so sure from the top of the show.
I found it incredibly hard to believe host Steve Jones would ride shotgun across the country...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 1:40 PM
I really didn't think that Fox's "X Factor" could find more interesting people than it did the first week, but then I watched Wednesday's episode. It definitely gets better with time.
It's the second week of auditions, this time in Chicago and Seattle....
| Jun 5, 2011
You can't find the blues on radio very easily these days, unless you hunt low down on the dial in the small hours of the morning.
Same with TV -- a vast wasteland, as far as real blues is concerned.
Record stores -- remember those? -- no longer can...