| May 2, 2013
| 6:00 AM
So who's your pick going into Saturday night?
This could be a reference to this weekend's welterweight bout with Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Robert Guerrero, but the prime-time matchup L.A. jazz fans are talking about is the pairing of two of the most...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 11:48 AM
When it comes to live music on television, "Austin City Limits" is top of the heap. Trailblazing guests, unfussy production and intimate, restrained camera work combined to make this long-running series a broadcast treasure.
The show's 38th season looks...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 12:09 PM
This generation is undoubtedly experiencing history’s most expansive and diverse collection of musical genres to date. What with the boom of social media and music sharing sites like Facebook and Spotify, it’s effortless for an artist to...
| Apr 29, 2011
Country music fans may well experience déjà vu in the desert for the 2011 Stagecoach festival. All this year's headliners are making return appearances, with Kenny Chesney topping a Stagecoach bill for the third time come Saturday.
"We'd have him every...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 4:35 PM
A look at upcoming Southern Californi...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 11:20 AM
The Chieftains and the Low Anthem's 'School Days Over': A new video featuring the Low Anthem and the Chieftains premieres on Pop & Hiss. Ireland's Chieftains collaborate with Rhode Island's Low Anthem on the song "School Days Over."...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 4:36 PM
A new Arcade Fire song from the soundtrack to "The Hunger Games" has arrived, and it's called "Abraham's Daughter."...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Sandwiched between works by two iconic American composers, Bernstein and Copland, one would think that a mandolin concerto would share elements of its neighbors’ home-spun Americana, especially considering the folk nature of that humble stringed...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Folksy Mexican-American singer Lila Downs, bluegrass-focused string-quintet the Punch Brothers and French composer Yann Tierson are among the artists slated to appear at the Luckman Fine Arts Complex during the 2012-2013 season. Downs will open the...
| May 11, 2012
| 9:06 AM
How to Grow a Band
May 11&12, and 18 & 19, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org
For anyone looking to gain practical music-business insights from watching How to Grow a Band — a new documentary about the Punch...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 7:45 AM
Casting is complete for the world premiere of the Gabriel Kahane musical, "February House" which begins performances Feb. 15 at Stage II New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre. The show will run through March 18.
The show will also platy off-Broadway's Public...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 1:21 PM
Williamsburg's Bruce Hornsby is going to need a case or two of Jolt Cola to get him through 2012. Judging from the schedule he recently described to me, he's hardly going to have time to sleep in coming months.
"It's a lot, but it includes some pretty...