| Jun 13, 2012
| 8:45 AM
Kinky Friedman, The Bipolar Tour
June 19, Café Nine, 250 State St., New Haven, (203) 789-8281, cafenine.com; June 20, Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville, (860) 693-9762, 41bridgestreet.com
The first thing you should know about Kinky...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 7:35 AM
In Portsmouth on Sunday night, Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson gave music fans a taste of what country sounded like before arena-rock bombast and Jimmy Buffett-inspired cheer invaded Nashville.
Their show at nTelos Pavilion amphitheater was...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 11:19 AM
PLANO, Tex. -- Country music star Randy Travis has had another run-in with the law in Texas, his third this year.
In February the singer was arrested for public intoxication outside a church in Sanger, Texas after the Super Bowl.
Just 2 weeks ago he was...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 10:50 AM
The Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beach has announced its 2013-14 season, which will include a typically eclectic offering of dance, music, cabaret and more. The center is located on the campus of Cal State Long Beach.
The season will feature...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 1:44 PM
It’s just been announced that Richard Barone, leader of underrated New Wave band The Bongos (“In the Congo”) will be playing Café Nine on April 25.
This illustrious booking will be cause for further praise and analysis as the date...
| 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...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 6:56 PM
Annie Lydens is accustomed to juggling a demanding academic schedule at Pomona College and her running career for Pomona-Pitzer with equally exceptional results.
Lydens, a senior, has a 3.99 grade-point average while studying philosophy, politics and...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 8:59 AM
Williamsburg's own Bruce Hornsby will be on stage in at Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J., on Wednesday, Oct. 3, to pay tribute to a rock 'n' roll original: Levon Helm.
The drummer and vocalist -- best known for his indelible contributions to The Band...
| Dec 11, 2011
The members of the folk group the Highwaymen were freshmen in the same fraternity at Wesleyan University in Connecticut when they came together to perform at a campus party in 1958.
By their senior year, the quintet had a No. 1 single with their haunting...
| Sep 28, 2011
David Zelag Goodman, a screenwriter best known for such 1970s films as the controversial psychological thriller "Straw Dogs" and "Lovers and Other Strangers," a comedy that earned him an Oscar nomination, has died. He was 81.
Goodman died Monday at an...
| May 13, 2010
Dave Fisher, founding member and lead singer of the 1960s folk group the Highwaymen, whose recording of the Civil War anti-slavery song "Michael, Row the Boat Ashore" became a surprise pop hit in 1962, has died. He was 69.
Fisher died Friday at his...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Arlo Guthrie, on the road with the Woody Guthrie centennial celebration, talks about his family's connection to the small Texas town of Pampa....