| 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...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 9:45 AM
*** = Recommended shows
On sale 10 a.m. Wednesday
***The Congregation, The Shams Band, Friday, Sept. 28 ($12, 21+) at Martyrs’.
On sale 10 a.m. Friday
Australian Pink Floyd, Saturday, Nov. 17 (Prices TBD, all ages) at Akoo Theatre at Rosemont....
| Feb 24, 2012
| 7:24 AM
If you Google “Top Mandolin Players,” pretty much every result you get will have David “Dawg” Grisman in the top five. The man is a living legend. Go ahead and try it. I’ll wait…
Over the course of his 50-year career,...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Nels Cline and Julian Lage
w/Becky Kessler and Floyd Kellogg, Dec. 21, 9 p.m., $15-$20, Arch Street Tavern, 85 Arch St., Hartford, (860) 246-7610, archstreettavern.com.
You might find traces. But the Wilco records produced during Nels Cline’s...
| 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...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 4:35 PM
A look at upcoming Southern Californi...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 12:53 PM
Thursday, August 25
FREAKS AND GREEKS
If any country is America's brethren, it's Greece. It also went from being a trailblazer in the field of democracy and the center of global culture and commerce to a humiliated deadbeat nation. (It took Greece...