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  • Grace Potter takes fame in her own hands

    Grace Potter takes fame in her own hands
    Grace Potter is well aware of the evanescence of fame and the kind of physical beauty that gets you noticed. So as the decade-in-the-making overnight success story of her band, the Nocturnals, has finally reached pop-culture critical mass, Potter is...
  • City Lights: A list for why this recovering list addict is going list-less (from now on)

    City Lights: A list for why this recovering list addict is going list-less (from now on)
    Now that Christmas is over, I have a new seasonal tune stuck in my head. Maybe it wasn't intended as a holiday song, but it's one I often find myself humming around the end of December and start of January: "Nothing Was Delivered," an obscure Bob Dylan...
  • Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings have four things going for them

    Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings have four things going for them
    The volume seemed to be turning up: Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings were moving away from acoustic austerity, growing comfortable rocking out. Their last album, "Soul Journey," saw these Nashville alt-folkies jolting their sound with electricity and a...
  • Grammys 2012: Fleet Foxes has foot in folk past, ear for today

     
    Nominated for contemporary folk album for ‘Helplessness Blues,’ Fleet Foxes is just happy to be part of the group with its classic American sound and contemporary influences....
  • Thile electrifying in churning mandolin concerto with Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

     
    Sandwiched between works by two iconic American composers, Bernstein and Copland, one would think that a mandolin concerto would share elements of its neighbors’ home-spun Americana, especially considering the folk nature of that humble stringed...
  • Album review: Shelby Lynne's 'Revelation Road'

     
    This is as completely solo an effort as is humanly possible, short of firebrand singer-songwriter Shelby Lynne hand-delivering each copy to those who buy it. She wrote, sang, played all the instruments and produced the album, and in this case, it’...
  • Saturday's Highlights: 'Bedlam' on BBC America

     
    Saturday's Highlights: 'Bedlam' on BBC America...
  • Album review: Gillian Welch's 'The Harrow & the Harvest'

     
    Does the world still remember Gillian Welch? Maybe best known among mainstream listeners for her entanglement with the “O Brother Where Art Thou” soundtrack back in 2000, it’s been eight long years since Welch released an album. But...
  • Album review: Beyonce's '4'

     
    BeyoncĂ© Knowles isn’t worried chasing fads, though she’s well aware of them. Over the years, she’s learned how to harness them so effortlessly that they seem like her ideas. Take the standout track on her new album, “4,” &#...
  • This week's on-sales: Coldplay, Rascal Flatts, Minus the Bear and more

     
    Coldplay, Rascal Flatts and Minus the Bear are among the many artists with upcoming shows across the Southland on-sale this week....
  • Your Guide to the Meriden Daffodil Festival's Band Lineup

    Your Guide to the Meriden Daffodil Festival's Band Lineup
    Meriden Daffodil Festival April 30 and May 1, Hubbard Park, 199 Notch Road, Meriden, (203) 630-4259, daffodilfest.com There's nothing else quite like it: a weekend-long, all-local music festival, featuring the best and most popular rock musicians in...
  • City Lights: Al, like other celebrities, isn't that weird

    City Lights: Al, like other celebrities, isn't that weird
    As I've noted before, I don't get awed by meeting celebrities. Over the years, I've encountered Rainn Wilson, Giada de Laurentiis, Gillian Welch, Kelly Slater and a slew of others, and the feeling is always the same: a second or two of giddiness, followed...