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  • Rob Mazurek's Exploding Star Orchestra lights up again

    Rob Mazurek's Exploding Star Orchestra lights up again
    When Chicago cornetist-bandleader Rob Mazurek launched his Exploding Star Orchestra in Millennium Park in 2005, few would have predicted that it would become the centerpiece of his musical life. True, this was a strong debut, Mazurek leading fellow...
  • Gathering of the Vibes Returns to Bridgeport's Seaside Park This Weekend

    Gathering of the Vibes Returns to Bridgeport's Seaside Park This Weekend
    Gathering of the Vibes July 25-28. Phil Lesh & Friends (2 nights), The Black Crowes, Gov't Mule, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, The Roots, Funky Meters, Galactic, John Butler Trio, Dark Star Orchestra, John Scofield Uberjam,...
  • Review: Steve Arrington and Dam-Funk's "Higher"

    Review: Steve Arrington and Dam-Funk's "Higher"
    Los Angeles funk producer and songwriter Damon "Dam-Funk" Riddick has become one of R&B's most idiosyncratic groove delivery systems, a master of unironic synth joy supremely devoted to '70s and '80s tones. For "Higher," the king of the keyboard has...
  • Political Satire Recedes in Late-Night Emmy Race

    If inspired silliness and Internet ubiquity are the controlling factors in this year's Emmy race, then Jimmy Kimmel just might be able to break "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" stranglehold on the gold statue for variety series. The Matt Damon take-over...
  • Sunshine Music & Blues Festival: Tedeschi Trucks Band in Boca Raton

    Sunshine Music & Blues Festival: Tedeschi Trucks Band in Boca Raton
    Early-bird tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Wedneday for the second annual Sunshine Music & Blues Festival, again headlined by the Grammy-winning Tedeschi Trucks Band, on Jan. 18 at the Mizner Park Amphitheater in Boca Raton. Along with the TTB, which just...
  • The Best Local Music Festivals in or Near Connecticut in 2013

    The Best Local Music Festivals in or Near Connecticut in 2013
    Click here to read our enhanced version of this story   Clearwater's Great Hudson River Revival: June 15-16. Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson, NY. clearwaterfestival.org. An annual festival to celebrate the environmental movement. Pete Seeger,...
  • EDM Agenda: A rundown of top events for June

    EDM Agenda: A rundown of top events for June
    This month's inauguration of the SBE/Insomniac venture Create considerably raised the stakes in the local EDM club world. The venue was slow to announce its schedule at first, but the bookings have come as fast and furious as a Vin Diesel summer action...
  • Holiday gift guide 2012: ‘Hobbit,’ ‘Star Wars,’ superheroes, more

     
    Call it Christmas, call it Hanukkah, call it Kwanzaa, Winter Solstice or Festivus. The truth is, we here at Hero ......
  • Local Soundtrack: Pinnacle's classic prog rock continues with 'A Blueprint for Chaos'

     
    NEARfest was the greatest unknown music happening in the Lehigh Valley -- the final one, NEARfest Apocalypse, took place in June. The weekend progressive music event, which took place for years at Lehigh University’s Zoellner Arts Center,...
  • Peach Festival to return to Montage Mountain this summer, with twice as much to like

     
    The Peach Festival , whose inaugural year brought The Allman Brothers, Zac Brown Band and a dozen other bands Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, will return for a second year, organizers just announced. But you may like it......
  • The Ryan Montbleau Band Will Be At Infinity Music Hall In Norfolk On Sept. 1

    The Ryan Montbleau Band Will Be At Infinity Music Hall In Norfolk On Sept. 1
    On his website, singer-songwriter and New England native Ryan Montbleau, 34, describes himself as a "late-bloomer." But over the years, as his career has veered down two distinct, interconnected paths, he's managed to cobble together a pretty impressive...
  • Galactic Expand the Musical Topography of Their New Orleans Home

    Galactic Expand the Musical Topography of Their New Orleans Home
    In New Orleans, funk is important. They pump it into the water supply like fluoride. It’s as vital as air or étouffée. And when New Orleans funk is discussed, a few names spring to mind: the late boogie-woogie piano master Professor Longhair, the...