| Feb 25, 2011
| 6:20 AM
4:30 a.m. Under The Milky Way by The Church
Dreams by The Cranberries
Standing On The Shore by Empire Of The Sun
5 a.m. Rock You Like A Hurricane by Scorpions
Limelight by Rush
Honey by Mariah Carey
I Never Told You by Colbie Caillat
Take Me Home...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 6:19 AM
It looks like Portsmouth is gaining a reputation as a great place to see a Phish show.
The band's return to the nTelos Pavilion at Harbor Center on Sunday, June 19, was described as something special by Phish heads, who traveled from far and near to...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 11:17 PM
Nothing says summertime quite like live music and craft beer with good friends under the bright sun. Music festivals are one of my favorite summer pastimes; there is just something about the welcoming outdoor setting and stimulating cultural environment...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 10:40 AM
One of the greatest moments in bassist Les Claypool’s career came only a few months ago, at a fundraiser for Barack Obama. “It was me, Booker T. Jones and Charlie Musselwhite,” Claypool told me over the phone. “I played ‘...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 6:06 PM
After playing with Bob Weir and Bruce Hornsby, saxophonist Branford Marsalis hung out in the media tent surrounded by journalists and a glass of wine. He's leaving now, only after hugging nearly everyone. "What's that group that does a different album...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 7:04 AM
I'm hearing reports of another difficult summer in the local live music industry, but here's a balancing blast of good news. The Mumford & Sons show Aug. 9 at Portsmouth's nTelos amphitheater is sold out, promoters announced Thursday afternoon.
| Feb 29, 2012
| 11:27 AM
Nobody does tour announcements like Phish. This afternoon, the band unveiled its summer schedule with a video showing drummer Jon Fishman training and preparing for the musical run.
I don't want to spoil any of the surprises, so if you have any...
| Mar 8, 2012
*1/2 (out of four)
After more than thee years on the shelf, "A Thousand Words" hasn't aged well. Or do I need to say that louder, so you can hear me over your laughter at cracks about the Atkins Diet, Britney and Chili’s baby-back ribs?
| Apr 23, 2012
| 8:03 PM
Chicago jazz crew Ben Scholz's Elec-Tet answered our Chi-Tunes questionnaire. Do the same and your band could appear in RedEye!
What makes your live show great?
We play jazz in a style that was popular in the 70s and 80s. Most jazz groups in Chicago...
| May 15, 2012
"Hands on a Hardbody," the new musical based on S.R. Bindler's 1997 documentary film about a nutty endurance contest at a Texas auto dealership, pulls off something most pundits would have considered impossible today: This is a Red State musical that Blue...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 8:02 AM
Smoked, baked into carrot cupcakes, vaporized: more people, even straight-laced ones, indulge in cannabinoidal activities than ever, although you might not be able to tell anymore. It's traditionally been either a solitary activity -- especially...
| Apr 9, 2012
In 2006, Greta Gerwig was living in Logan Square, making her first movie (Joe Swanberg’s “LOL”) and fighting off a heat wave.
“We didn’t have air conditioning,” she recalls, “so we had to just put a bowl of ice...