| Apr 19, 2013
| 8:25 AM
DelFest will be Thursday, May 23, through Sunday, May 26 at the Allegany County Fairgrounds. This year's lineup features more than 28 bands including two sets from the Trey Anastasio Band.
DelFest originated from the desire to create a family-friendly...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 4:37 PM
The SXSW Film Festival announced its feature-film lineup, including "21 Jump Street" and a Bob Marley documentary....
| Dec 13, 2011
| 10:10 AM
Back in October a new CD from local acoustic country band Tin Roof Union landed on my desk. The six song EP titled "The 6 Pack" sports strong tunes, sharp, stripped-down playing and a big dose of backwoods attitude.
Tales of hard partying, family ties...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 2:31 PM
Fifteen years after John Denver's death in a plane crash, ATO Records announced Wednesday that it was preparing a tribute album to the late singer-songwriter best known for gentle folk-pop hits such as "Rocky Mountain High" and "Take Me Home, Country...
| May 21, 2012
One descriptor tends to get overused when people talk about an Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros concert: “tent revival.”
That refers, of course, to the wild energy and healing power of traveling preachers at the beginning of the 20th...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:45 PM
1. Record Of The Year Lonely Boy
The Black Keys The Black Keys & Danger Mouse, producers; Tom Elmhirst & Kennie Takahashi, engineers/mixers; Brian Lucey, mastering engineer Track from: El Camino [Nonesuch] Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)
| Dec 6, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Indie-rock trio Fun. and R&B/hip-hop star Frank Ocean scored big in Grammy Award nominations, scoring six nods apiece mostly in the top Grammy categories. The Recording Academy announced the nominations Wednesday during a show in Nashville. The 55th...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Elyse Branam knows when you read you begin with A-B-C and when you sing you begin with do-re-me. This Turkeyfoot elementary language arts teacher will be bringing the sounds of music to Confluence Friday at the Confluence Creative Arts Center Acoustic...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 8:47 AM
Need Mardi Gras party ideas? Start with a simmering pot of etouffee, a big king cake, Cajun-inspired tunes and others tips on hosting your own Mardi Gras celebration from Evite.com:
Make your house vibrant with the traditional Mardi Gras...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 12:48 PM
10 p.m., Nov. 5, Cafe Nine, 250 State St. $10. (203) 789-8281, cafenine.com.
Trent Wagler's muse has taken many forms over the years, from solo work to his duo with longtime musical collaborator Jay Lapp to his role for the past six...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 12:35 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Imagine parking yourself at the bar in one of Nashville's beaucoup music venues, expecting to listen to a house band — and suddenly Kid Rock shows up onstage. Or Alison Krauss. Or Hank Williams Jr.
It's not that rare an...
| Sep 27, 2011
The volume seemed to be turning up: Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings were moving away from acoustic austerity, growing comfortable rocking out. Their last album, "Soul Journey," saw these Nashville alt-folkies jolting their sound with electricity and a...