| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Emmylou Harris never fit any mold. From the beginning of her recording career in country music four decades ago up until today, the singer and songwriter has chosen songs without regard to boundaries or convention.
That same open-minded, artistic...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Crosby, Stills & Nash are back Saturday to headline the 2nd Light Up the Blues concert benefiting Autism Speaks, an event for which the veteran rock trio will be joined by John Mayer, former Eagles guitarist Don Felder, Brandi Carlile, Chris Stills and...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:45 AM
Emmylou Harris' name has long been synonymous with integrity and intelligence. She embraces those traits so effortlessly it's almost easy to take her for granted.
Her concert Tuesday night at the Vic was a reminder of just how important she remains in...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 2:33 PM
It was an offhanded comment by singer-songwriter Jesse Winchester, but it stopped Elvis Costello cold when he was chatting with Winchester for his short-lived music-interview series “Spectacle” on the Sundance Channel a few years ago.
| Apr 24, 2014
| 3:27 PM
The event: The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers – better known as ASCAP – honored the lowercase-with-a-period band fun. with its Vanguard Award and the legendary Tom Petty with its Founders Award at the ASCAP Pop Music...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Expect electrifying blues guitarist Tom Principato to raise the roof at Rams Head On Stage in Annapolis on Friday night as he celebrates 40 years in the killin' blues business (8 p.m.).
Principato led a legendary local act called Powerhouse, carrying the...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 3:00 AM
It's a big week for Louisiana music in Annapolis beginning Thursday when The Dirty Dozen Brass Band comes with horns a wailin' Crescent City style (8 p.m.).
The band took the New Orleans brass band tradition and added contemporary rhythms of cool jazz...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 7:32 PM
When you have an armload of hits, a concert could be as simple as putting them on the assembly line, but that’s not the way John Mayer rolls.
In a breezy two hours on Monday at Amway Center, Mayer played whatever crossed his mind, an approach that...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Abuzz with energy and surrounded by a few thousand fawning fans at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Fiona Apple made an admission. She and collaborator Blake Mills had been joking about the weight of their show all day, and "Now that we're here, I feel like...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Chris Hillman, a founding member of the Byrds, the Flying Burrito Brothers and the Desert Rose Band among many other respected groups over a half-century career, and Ash Grove founder Ed Pearl are being saluted as Best of the West honorees at the four-day...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 11:51 AM
What do you call Kraftwerk’s feat of performing eight of the groundbreaking German techno band's albums in their entirety during their stint at Walt Disney Concert Hall?
A good start?
Not to take away form the achievement for which the...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Amid all the talk of HBO’s drama "True Detective," little has been written about the music, and the way it paints the Louisiana mystery a certain color of brown. From the opening theme, the Handsome Family’s “Far From Any Road,” to...