| Nov 20, 2012
| 10:34 AM
The Golden Bear closed down in January 1986, though to hang around people who frequented the place, you might swear the dark, cozy, intimate musical venue once located near PCH and Main is still there. People speak of it in such loving and present terms,...
| Sep 18, 2011
On a recent summer day at the Paramount lot, the five members of the group SuperHeavy played along to a recording of their first single, "Miracle Worker," as a camera crane swooped over an assembled crowd of a few hundred and the music boomed. Onstage...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Guitarist Joe Louis Walker led Friday night's celebration for the Lehigh Valley Blues Network’s 20th anniversary at The Gander Room in South Side Bethlehem, the former home of Fountain Hill’s 2nd Story Blues....
| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:36 PM
On Record Store Day 2012, Times pop music critic Randall Roberts waited in the line at Vacation Vinyl to score music by Flaming Lips, Dinosaur Jr., Lee Hazlewood, Circle and others....
| May 7, 2012
| 10:45 AM
As the weather warms up, reggae becomes more appealing. Head to Norfolk on Wednesday for the Wailers — what's left of the iconic Jamaican group that once featured Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer, bassist Aston "Family Man" Barrett and his...
| May 23, 2012
| 5:35 AM
May 26 – 31, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org
In Denis Johnson's 1985 post-apocalyptic novel Fiskadoro, the world has experienced a catastrophic nuclear event, and pockets of civilization fashion a...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 10:32 AM
I love the music scene in Connecticut. It's an extremely diverse and talented pool of musicians creating some really eclectic music. One of those artists is Lys Guillorn.
Wayward Children is one of three releases by Lys Guillorn to date and is...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 7:01 AM
To help mark its 50th birthday, the Peninsula Fine Arts Center in Newport News will host a creative collision of art and music.
Starting Thursday, Jan. 19, the center's monthly Art After 5 gatherings will feature musicians chosen specifically for their...
| May 3, 2012
| 7:53 AM
Each Labor Day weekend, the American Music Festival brings a variety of big-name acts to the Virginia Beach oceanfront. We learned this week that the 2012 edition will feature Train, Stanley Clarke, Cheap Trick and .38 Special.
Other groups set to...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 2:32 PM
Best Reggae: I Anbassa
I Anbassa is one of the hardest-working bands in the area, with new gigs constantly popping up around the state. If you're looking to check them out, there's always a local show on the horizon, usually within a couple of days and...
| Jan 24, 2009
Musician in Charles band
Leroy Cooper, 80, who played baritone saxophone for Ray Charles from the 1950s through the 1970s and at times served as bandleader for the R&B pianist, died of heart failure Jan. 15 at his home in Orlando, Fla., the...