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  • Owen Wilson death? A lie. Adam Sandler? Not dead. Charm value of a week of death hoaxes? Dead on arrival

     
    Owen Wilson death report is a hoax. Adam Sandler is not dead. Aretha Franklin is not dead. Charlie Sheen is not dead. Aretha Franklin is not dead. None of them were killed snowboarding this week -- and did we mention Owen Wilson isn't dead?...
  • Team Name Awards, part 1

     
    Time for the first of what I think will be a semi-recurring blog feature: Team Name Awards! Essentially, from time to time, I’m going to go on the Chicago Sport and Social website and pick a league, and then offer some analysis of various the team...
  • 20 Lehigh Valley concerts we're looking forward to (and a couple of others)

     
    I recently wrote about some upcoming shows at Musikfest Café at SteelStacks that seem to be broadening the scope of acts that play there, including teen band Hot Chelle Rae, which this summer had the big hit “Tonight, Tonight.” Mat......
  • Top 3 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    Here are the Top 3 Concerts of the Coming Week 1. DIANA ROSS If there’s anyone on the planet who questions how good a performer Diana Ross is, how about these accolades: In 1976, Billboard magazine chose her Female Entertainer......
  • Monday, January 10, 2011

      5 a.m.    Rock The Casbah by The Clash Alright Now by Free Ain't No Body by Rufus & Chaka Khan Mama's Room by Under The Influence Of Giants Come Back And Stay by Paul Young In My House by The Mary Jane Girls What A Fool Believes by The...
  • It's A Gray Area: Join us at O.C. Heritage Museum festival

    Editor's note: Columnist Jim Gray announced last week that he is running for vice president as a Libertarian. This will be his last column until after the election. From 11 a.m. until about 7 p.m. June 2, we will have the second annual Heritage Music and...
  • Pesky J. Nixon at Anna Liffey's on Dec. 2

    Pesky J. Nixon at Anna Liffey's on Dec. 2
    Pesky J. Nixon 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2, Anna Liffey's, 17 Whitney Ave. $12. (203) 773-1776, ctfolk.com.   Why does any given band play the kind of music they play? While it's not feasible for every musician to competently respond to this question (that...
  • My, how the festival has grown (2008)

    Musikfest has grown like a wildflower since the festival premiered in 1984. The laid-back vibe has been replaced by a frenetic buzz -- like an acoustic guitar gone electric. On the 25th anniversary of the fest, here's a brief look at how it was and what...
  • Mary (Peter and Paul) Travers, Bitter End

     
    by Mark Silva Puff, the magic dragon lived by the sea And frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called honah lee, Little jackie paper loved that rascal puff, And brought him strings and sealing wax and other fancy......
  • Album review: Tim McGraw's 'Southern Voice'

     
    Tim McGraw sharply criticized Curb Records about this time last year for issuing a third "greatest hits" collection from the country star rather than release this album, which sat on a shelf for nearly two years after it was completed.......
  • Edmund Fitzgerald: 34 years on

     
    by Mark Silva Try getting this song out of your head, today: "The legend lives on from the Chippewa on down Of the big lake they call Gitche Gumee The lake, it is said, never gives up her dead When......
  • Who's on top of the ol' folkies?

     
    Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Gordon Lightfoot... sure. But who else belongs on the list of the 50 most significant singer/songwriters in folk music in the last 50 years? Program host Rich Warren will offer his nominations and play their songs......