| Jan 28, 2012
| 11:51 AM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (CNN) -- Mourners remembered legendary singer Etta James on Saturday as an authentic voice whose velvety vocals bridged genres from blues to rock.
The Rev. Al Sharpton presided over her funeral in southern California where she was...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 1:21 PM
833 W. Randolph St. 312-432-0500
Rating: !!! out of 4 Off to a good start
The story: Chef Jared Van Camp knows how to please bar crowds at Old Town Social, but at Nellcote, the new sibling restaurant from the same owners, he’s looking to...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 3:47 PM
When all was said and done, 2011 turned out to be a good year for new music and I found that the best of the best was strung out from the beginning of the year right into a late discovery for me in December. Also, I barely had to argue with myself. No...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 6:13 AM
Apr 04 (TheWrap.com) - From the classic western "Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid" to the painful ego-trip that was "Masked and Anonymous," Bob Dylan has a pretty extensive, if varied movie resume for a rock star.
But in a career that netted him a Best...
| May 15, 2012
Andy Lee thought he was doing a nice thing in summer 2010 when he agreed to let some people stage their fundraising musical performance in his Braveheart Highland Pub, Hellertown.
Little did he know that the group of bar patrons included a spy.
| Apr 6, 2012
| 11:24 AM
3 stars (out of 4)
This still-green quartet was just a small-town northern Alabama bar band a year ago. Now Alabama Shakes is one of the most talked-about new rock acts thanks in part to some good fortune (an early anointing by Drive By Truckers’...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 11:09 PM
I had so much fun writing a movie review recently to the lyrics of A Horse With No Name, I thought I’d try the Beverly Hillbillies theme song for We Bought a Zoo.
Come and listen to a story about a man named Benjamin/A newspaper reporter, whose...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 12:35 PM
Drive-in theaters are soooo 50 years ago.
Enter the Bike-In Movie Theater at the Hideout, which will be showing music documentaries for free outside the venue the second Sunday of every month.
The first rockumentary, "The T.A.M.I Show," a 1964 concert...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 5:30 AM
The once-famed Steel Pier on the long-faded Atlantic City Boardwalk will invest more than $100 million on new amusement rides and entertainment venues after scrapping plans to revive its centerpiece diving horse act amid an outcry by animal rights...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 12:20 PM
A lazy, soul-funk version of “Come On In My Kitchen” kicks off 100 Years of Robert Johnson, the new album by the Big Head Blues Club, an offshoot of the Colorado-based band Big Head Todd and the Monsters that adds, oh, just a few musicians you...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 10:54 AM
The final piece of Old Dominion's 2012 recruiting class has a jump on his mates, courtesy of his background and a new NCAA rule.
Stuart McEwen, a native New Zealander, has enrolled at ODU for the spring semester and will practice and work out with the...
| Jan 11, 2012
Members of the category-defying band NRBQ knew from the outset that their prospects of mainstream success were slim to none.
With a sound and attitude that embraced the seminal rock of Chuck Berry and no-borders expanse of free-form jazz...