| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:33 AM
The winner of this year's "America's Got Talent" has pretty much been decided already -- it will be William Close and his earth harp -- and so, we're really watching to see who can continue to hack it, at least.
You'll also notice that with the stakes...
| May 3, 2013
| 6:17 AM
Michael Mayer knows a thing or two about coming of age.
The Maryland-born director won a Tony Award for his work guiding the 2006 Broadway hit "Spring Awakening," which chronicles teens getting a grip on their budding sexuality. In 2010, he directed...
| Mar 12, 2011
Frank Remesch's mission was clear, if daunting. Somehow, he had to convince people that the hulking, cavernous 1st Mariner Arena, a 1960s relic that civic leaders had been talking about razing for years, was still a player — could still attract big-...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:16 AM
It's an ongoing debate among Baltimoreans: Are the best bars in Canton off O'Donnell Square?
If you've been to the Irish pubs or sports bars around there even once, you know what you're in for — a night that's not always pretty but comforting in...
| Nov 13, 2008
Members Andre LaFollette, vocals and guitar; Joe Morrison, drums and vocals; Mike Mantegna, lead guitar; Craig Sibal, bass and vocals
Influenced by Motley Crue, Marvin Gaye, Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, the Who...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 12:00 PM
By the time that Ty Segall hit age 26, he had already recorded and released six solo albums, appeared or collaborated on a dozen or so other albums of frantic guitar rock, issued 20 singles or extended-plays through various record labels, appeared on...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 12:35 PM
A modest proposal: Considering the volume of music flowing from the brains of musicians everywhere at all times, how about one month out of each year we take a break to reflect by agreeing not to release any new music? In the summer, most acts are touring...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:35 AM
If you didn’t tune in for the Rock ‘n Roll relief concert for Hurricane Sandy victims on Dec. 12 at New York’s Madison Square Garden, you missed one fantastic happening.
More than 37 television stations in the United States and 200...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:51 PM
The word from RCA Records came over the digital transom at 12:41 p.m. Feb. 25: The first song from Ray LaMontagne’s eagerly awaited album “Supernova” was being released. The lead paragraph of the email included a tantalizing SoundCloud...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 7:20 PM
It's not your typical Vegas-style light show.
Single Wing Turquoise Bird formed in 1968 to create light shows at the Shrine Auditorium for the likes of Cream, the Who and the Velvet Underground. The experimental arts collective devised baroque visual...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 11:16 PM
Tommy Ramone, drummer and last surviving original member of the punk rock band the Ramones, died Friday, the band's manager with Silent Partner Management confirmed to the Los Angeles Times.
He was 65, the manager confirmed.
Born Thomas Erdelyi in ...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:20 PM
"It's not easy being a Herman."
So read the opening line of a column I spotted years ago at a high school journalism contest. The author, a gifted humorist, lamented the trials of going through life with the name Herman, which included having people...