| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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.
| Aug 7, 2012
| 9:14 AM
If you casually read through the roller-coaster history of the band Little Feat, who’ll play a show this Wednesday at the Ridgefield Playhouse, you might think the music itself would be locked in an ongoing identity crisis lasting 40 years. You&...
| 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...
| Nov 21, 2008
After 17 years, nine studio albums and countless tours, Medeski, Martin and Wood are, in a sense, a band without a country. And they couldn't be happier.
Dedicated to what keyboardist John Medeski calls "the spirit of jazz" through a fierce devotion to...
| May 4, 2010
| 4:33 PM
All the back and forth with the Phans of Phish who pheel their phellas can do no wrong got me to thinking about the touchstone concert movies that I weigh every concert film I see against. I've always enjoyed the genre, seeing The Stones' many movie...