| Feb 10, 2009
Michael Phelps' life has calmed down somewhat in the past few days. He isn't waking up to people shouting outside his apartment, and the paparazzi, for the most part, have stopped tailing him.
But Phelps still isn't ready to commit to swimming in the...
| Jul 17, 2008
Dewey Hammond says his job is harder than it sounds.
It's difficult to believe the Loyola Blakefield alum and Ravens blogger when he recounts a boxing match he attended at the Playboy Mansion in June, or when he talks about hanging out with Buffalo Bills...
| Mar 26, 2009
They wanted to get a little messy again.
Where the members of Gomez were musically neat on 2006's acclaimed How We Operate, the guys color outside the lines, so to speak, on their follow-up album, A New Tide. In stores next Tuesday, the CD isn't...
| Oct 10, 2013
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| Mar 21, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Jimmy Buffett and Phish were confirmed Thursday to headline concerts in a newly expanded Charter One Pavilion on Northerly Island.
The facility, on the site of the former Meigs Field, will add 22,000 lawn seats and 600 fixed seats, for total capacity of...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Northerly Island will host as many as eight 30,000-capacity concerts a summer in addition to a full slate of smaller shows, promoters Live Nation and the Chicago Park District will announce Monday.
The first major concert will be Jimmy Buffett on June...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 1:35 PM
w/ Excision and Vaski. $25. 8 p.m., Mar. 13. Oakdale Theatre, 95 S. Turnpike Road, Wallingford, oakdale.com
A single origami formation holds tremendous significance for Alex Botwin, a Boulder, Colo.-based beatsmith professionally...
| 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...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Listening to the Avett Brothers is like hearing the past and future of music at the same time.
Like most great acts of the past forty years, their foundation is the depth of their songwriting; brothers Seth and Scott, work together and separately,...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Jan. 12, 8 p.m., Arch Street Tavern, 85 Arch St., Hartford, (860) 246-7610, archstreettavern.com
Phish is a band of overachievers, adept at making what they do seem easy. They’ll jump on trampolines (less often now than in previous...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Puffing dabs. No mawltards spilling schwill on me. No Alaska bathroom lines. And puffing dabs. #couchtour positives. — @walker_albert, Dec. 28, 2012.
It's a weekday night in the suburbs. The kids are in bed, and you're wide awake. What to do?...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 9:11 AM
Saturday night's Bassnectar-Pretty Lights electronic-music dance party was powered by astoundingly intense, rafter-rattling low frequencies, high-tech beams of colored light and hordes of smiling, neon-clad young people.
Were chemicals producing those...