| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:32 AM
When Daniel Tello realized his four-piece band couldn't be called the Originals — because the name belonged to a '60s R&B and soul group — he added "ites."
It wasn't an arbitrary decision, though. Tello took inspiration from legendary ska...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 4:31 AM
At this point last week, the Tortuga Music Festival on Fort Lauderdale beach was still just a dream. Its success, based on location and a sterling lineup, seemed like such a natural, but who could be sure how it would fly? By the end of the remarkable...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:25 PM
For the first half of his "Festival of Lights Acoustic Evening" concert Tuesday at Sherman Theater ins Stroudsburg, Jewish reggae-rapper Matisyahu’s performance was exceptional. Seated on a stool, accompanied only by an acoustic guitarist and some...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 4:23 AM
Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music’s new Ticket Box feature, listing new shows on sale. This week, Sarah Brightman, Matisyahu and Maxwell's first shows in two years are among 30 concerts going on sale for which we have details. Matisyahu, who......
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:35 AM
Alive @ 5, Columbus Park, Main St. & W. Park Place, Stamford. (203) 348-5285, Stamford-downtown.com. June 21: Los Lonely Boys. June 28: G. Love & Special Sauce. July 5: Creedence Clearwater Revisited. July 19: Matisyahu. July 19: Hot Chelle Rae. July 26:...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 1:52 PM
Surf City ska/reggae rockers HB Surround Sound say they have one goal - to be bigger than Aerosmith.
With a vivacious stage show and praise from big-name musicians, like Rancid's Tim Armstrong, the quintet is well on its way.
Hailing from Huntington...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 2:17 PM
It's dangerous to drive while listening to HB Surround Sound's latest release, "Get Your Dance On," because that's exactly what listeners will want to do.
The album, which was released Sept. 4, features 10 original songs. Genres range from ska to pop-...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 10:05 AM
Matisyahu has returned with a new record, Spark Seeker, and considerably less facial hair. Did you recognize him? Anyway, Spark Seeker is quite good, a catchy collection perfect for summer. Let "Live Like a Warrior" get you through today to the weekend....
| Feb 11, 2013
| 12:30 PM
An Acoustic Evening with Matisyahu
Feb. 17, 6:30 p.m., $25-$75, The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford, (888) 824-2874, thebushnell.org
As a teenager, Matisyahu — the shape-shifting Chassidic-reggae-hip-hop...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 12:40 PM
What does Oscar-nominated actor and former Evanston Township High School student Michael Shannon plan on doing as the most high-profile film of his career, "Man of Steel" — which co-stars Russell Crowe, Amy Adams, Kevin Costner and, in the role of...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 5:04 PM
“Zarkana” by Cirque du Soleil: preview performances begin Oct. 25; premieres Nov. 8
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| Dec 14, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Matisyahu has ditched the beard. The Jewish rapper tweeted a picture of himself without his signature whiskers. But Matisyahu promises he hasn't left the Jewish faith....