| Jan 24, 2012
| 1:03 PM
Local musicians will now be heard at a new venue — no, it’s not a club in Capitol Hill or Ballard, but it’s a place you’ve probably been to under different circumstances altogether: The Seattle-Tacoma International Airport....
| Jan 29, 2012
The ancient story of Samson and Delilah shows how important a man's hairstyle can be. The tale has inspired sculptors, composers and screenwriters, and Samson's long locks are part of a long list of classic men's hairstyles. What follows is a look at...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 12:04 PM
3 stars (out of 4)
Veteran blues guitarist Joe Louis Walker has been recording steadily since the mid’-80s, but “Hellfire” is his first album for Chicago-based Alligator Records. It is also his most rock-oriented release, with...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 1:10 PM
971 Farmington Ave., West Hartford, (860) 586-TACO, bartaco.com
When I say that the portions at Bartaco are small, I mean it as praise. (The taco prices are low, too!) I'm of the opinion that most restaurants serve us way too much food. Being...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 12:41 PM
Bobby Womack picks up the phone, and speaks what’s on his mind in a voice made of gravel.
“I know a lot of people who are not here anymore,” the R&B great says, “and I wonder why I’m still here. … Not a day goes by...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 10:35 AM
The Melvins Lite
Wed., Oct. 3, 9 p.m. Toad's Place, 300 York St., New Haven. (203) 624-8623, toadsplace.com. $18, $15/advance. with Tweak Bird.
There's nothing "lite" about the Melvins Lite lineup playing at Toad's Place this Wednesday night. It's...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 10:47 AM
What do you expect from a rock star? I just closed the back cover of Neil Young's “Waging Heavy Peace,” his big anticipated memoir (of sorts), clocking in at 500 pages (75 shy of the rock star-memoir mountain peak established by Keith...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 11:34 AM
Andre 3000 got his big acting break in his starring role in the Jimi Hendrix biopic, "All is By My Side." The only problem is the film will not feature any of Hendrix's music.
Apparently Hendrix's estate, which is owned by his sister Janie, says they...
| Jul 19, 2012
The Woodstock tribute band plays a truly vintage performance with favorite artists including Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, The Doors, and more.
1969: Friday, July 20, GTO Tigers Event in St Charles, IL.
For more info, go to: www.music1969.com
| May 3, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Name: Desirée Bassett
Occupation: Lead Guitarist in Cirque du Soleil's Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour
Found at: Max's Oyster Bar (West Hartford)
What was it about the guitar that attracted you to start playing?
The first time I saw...
| May 7, 2012
| 3:55 PM
MTV reports that Andre 3000, known for his work with seminal hip-hop group Outkast, has been tapped to portray legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix.
Andre, whose real name is Andre Benjamin, will star in the bio-pic which is currently titled "All Is By My...
| May 8, 2012
| 5:36 AM
The long-discussed, much-rumored Jimi Hendrix biopic All Is By My Side starring hip hop star and Outkastmember Andre 3000 is back on track and currently in pre-production in Ireland. Filming on the production is scheduled to run this month and next,...