| Mar 24, 2012
| 11:34 AM
With gargoyles from the former Quasimodo Sanctuary hanging free and chandeliers from the old Sonny Look's Sirloin Steak House, Mockingbird Bistro, a Hyde Park eatery, is a mix of funky gothic and casual upscale dining.
John Sheely, Owner of...
| Mar 29, 2012
Bluegrass legend and banjo innovator Earl Scruggs died of natural causes on March 28 at a Nashville hospital. He was 88-years-old.
Scruggs' son, Gary Scruggs who played the bass guitar with his father, said that he had been in failing health for some...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 1:36 AM
“Twenty-three skidoo, hepcat. You’re the cat’s pajamas.”
That’s what I would say to my dad when I was a teenager and he would tell me stories, in all the swingin’ lingo of his salad days, about the late 1940s, back...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 10:12 AM
The 'Material Girl' is preparing for her big performance at the Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis.
Madonna appeared in an interview on ABC’s ‘Nightline’ with anchor Cynthia McFadden Thursday night.
In the interview, the pop star...
| 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’...