| Sep 19, 2011
| 1:38 PM
Album of the Year Winners by thegrammys: An out-sized playlist that includes every category winner. Travel from Henry Mancini’s Music From Peter Gunn through Stevie Wonder’s silly three-album mid-’70s period to Phil Collins and George...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 5:11 PM
Louie Perez and David Hidalgo have been writing songs together for 40 years, providing the backbone for Los Lobos albums and a couple of Latin Playboy projects. Their tunes have been covered by artists ranging from Robert Plant and Pop Staples to Phish...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 5:49 AM
We see it in our grocer’s freezer section, and the name alone surely SOUNDS healthier than ice cream, but just how does frozen yogurt measure up?
Well...what makes frozen yogurt different from ice cream are the cultures that are added like S....
| Nov 22, 2011
| 8:47 AM
Newport News guitarist and filmmaker Matt Lockhart will introduce an expanded version of his band Wednesday, Nov. 23 at Schooners.
His six-piece group now features a pair of backing singers along with keyboards, bass and drums. The jazzy guitarist,...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 9:10 AM
I first heard Led Zeppelin IV, which turns 40 this year, on New Year’s Eve, 1983, when I was in sixth grade.
My friend Chris Ward had an older brother, Tom, who was a Led Zeppelin fan. I can’t remember why, but Chris spent that New Year&...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 8:49 AM
In Portsmouth, N.H., on the first night of his fall solo tour, Phish bassist Mike Gordon found himself at the center of musical dialogue between drummer Todd Isler and percussionist Craig Myers.
“I realized I was equidistant between the drums and...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 12:20 PM
Start the holiday weekend with a trip to Manchester's Main Pub this Friday to hear the McLovins, the youthful Connecticut trio who's frequently namechecked by their musical idols (Phish, Tom Marshall, others). Who knows, after all, how long we'll continue...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 11:45 AM
Little Feat was founded by guitarist Lowell George (who died in 1979) and keyboardist Bill Payne (who remains in the band) in 1969 after George was fired from Frank Zappa's Mothers of Invention. (Some say he was fired because Zappa thought he needed to...
| May 16, 2011
| 10:14 AM
$15-25, May 21, Infinity Hall, 20 Greenwoods Road, Norfolk, (860) 542-5531, infinityhall.com
Asking a music writer to do an article on a young musician is like giving candy to a child. We love it. It saves us the work of having to look for...
| May 31, 2011
| 11:56 AM
Instead of getting away from it all, go underneath it, and escape to some of the world's unique underwater restaurants and hotels.
You'll have to wear scuba gear and a bathing suit or use a boat to get to some of these undersea retreats.
| Jul 20, 2011
| 6:55 AM
In 2010, after several trying years of juggling successful careers and a growing family, guitarist Derek Trucks and his wife, singer Susan Tedeschi, shelved their respective solo groups and began assembling what would become the Tedeschi Trucks Band.
| Aug 1, 2011
| 12:50 PM
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