| Sep 24, 2012
| 11:05 AM
The ’70s was the era of the Big Family Band. Joe Cocker’s Mad Dogs and Englishmen toured with more than 30 musicians. The Grateful Dead, the Allman Brothers, Delaney and Bonnie and Friends (with Eric Clapton), Santana, the Mothers of...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 5:11 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Stop us if you've heard this one before: HBO dominated the Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning, picking up 81 nods for viewer favorites such as "Boardwalk Empire" and "Game of Thrones" as well as comedy newcomers "Girls" and "Veep."...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 9:36 AM
3 stars (out of 4)
“I'm changing so fast you can’t keep up,” Dhani Harrison declares on “thefearofmissingout” (Vagrant), the second studio album by thenewno2 (pronounced “The new Number Two,” in homage to a...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 10:54 AM
The Lollapalooza Music Festival kicks off Friday in Chicago, and the Tribune will have full coverage. If you aren't sure which bands to see on the festival's first day, allow Tribune music critic Greg Kot to offer up some picks for must-see acts:...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 7:26 AM
Here’s the rundown for Friday, Day 1 of Lollapalooza in Grant Park, as brought to you by yours truly (GK) and my colleague Bob Gendron (BG):
11:45 a.m.: Are they expecting the Normandy invasion? Lollapalooza officials say that security has been...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 2:45 AM
Dick Glisinski — Acoustic bass guitar
Brian Johnston — 12-string guitar
Al Kniola — Mandolin
“Cousin” Greg Czyzewski — 6-string guitar
How they started: The members of The Unraveling String Band met at Fiddler&...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 6:50 AM
Opening with the vocal mastery of Renee Fleming on April 16, the Virginia Arts Festival presented a very different master in Jake Shimabukuro's performance on the ukulele April 18.
Hawaii-born Shimabukuro gained world-wide attention with his YouTube...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 1:22 PM
George Harrisonwas recording steadily at the studio in his English country estate until nearly the day he died in 2001.
“He loved to record, he was always doing more and more demos at night,” says his widow, Olivia Harrison. “But he&...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Guitar giant Eric Clapton and the Guitar Center have teamed to produce and sell the Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Collection, featuring replicas of some of his most famous guitars. Proceeds will benefit the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer’s...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 8:02 AM
On this topic, the legendary Paul McCartney was right on the money: There's no way that the world has had enough of silly love songs.
And what's wrong with that? Music won't add inches to your waistline, like a box of chocolates will. It won't wither...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 7:03 AM
Over the years, many Hampton Roads radio stations have been content to follow more often than lead. For example, once rock hits were broken in major markets, local outlets would jump on and ride the wave.
That's started to change recently as stations...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Leon Russell left home at 17 to tour with Jerry Lee Lewis. He anchored George Harrison's Concert for Bangladesh in 1971. Elton John loves him. Little Feat have played their own blend of New Orleans swamp boogie since 1969, and Jimmy Page once called...