| Apr 14, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Among the guitars stolen from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers earlier this week is a 12-string Rickenbacker, one of the vintage Rickenbackers that Petty owns. According to the Rickenbacker website, the guitar was manufactured in August of 1967....
| Apr 24, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Jack White, formerly of the White Stripes, has released his first solo album, called "Blunderbuss," and Times pop music critic Randall Roberts says it's fantastic....
| Oct 10, 2012
| 9:18 AM
A deep, 30-minute long interview with Pete Townshend (who’s just published his deep, 500-page long autobiography, Who I Am) was broadcast last night on BBC radio’s nightly arts news show Front Row. (The episode is here and also available as...
| Oct 15, 2012
Who Am I
Harper: 544 pp., $32.50
Pete Townshend has always been rock 'n' roll's reluctant warrior.
The driving force behind the legendary band the Who, Townshend revolutionized rock...
| Oct 28, 2012
Post-punk glory comes to Miami in the form of the Psychedelic Furs, playing 8 p.m. Sunday at Grand Central. The band gained popularity for its John Hughes-era hits, including "Pretty in Pink" and "Heartbreak Beat." The Lemonheads will open. Tickets cost...
| May 19, 2012
Is a hyper-curated playlist the new house-made charcuterie? Whether a restaurant's playing Lady Gaga or Langhorne Slim says as much about the place as its Mason jar drinking glasses or farm-to-table pickle plate. And in an era when even Facebook tracks...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 12:01 AM
What happened to Pete Townshend? This question was the only one worth asking as the audience filed out of the BB&T Center in Sunrise Thursday night, minutes after the Who guitarist unexpectedly left the stage during what turned out to be the only encore...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Gov’t Mule and moe.
June 24, 7 p.m., $38.50, Toyota Presents Oakdale, 95 South Turnpike Road, Wallingford, (203) 269-8721, oakdale.com
If jam bands were NFL teams, guitarist and singer Warren Haynes would be a first-round draft pick, maybe even...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 3:42 PM
Rock and Roll will reign at the Arcadia Theater, 1418 Graham Ave., Windber, at 8 p.m. Saturday with the presentation of the "Classic Rock All Stars."
Mike Pinera, the groups' founder explained that "oldies" in the Rock and Roll music industry represent...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 3:23 PM
The archetype that governs the life stories of successful musicians, country and bluegrass legends in particular, involves one or more of the following elements: violent father; music career to escape a life picking cotton or mining coal; early mentor/...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 10:00 AM
The Who left an indelible impression on popular music in the '60s, but it wasn't until the subsequent decade that they really left their mark. To celebrate one of the high points of their '70s output, head to this one-night showing of "The Who:...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 2:26 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — The Who'sRoger Daltrey and Pete Townshend are taking "Quadrophenia" and other Who classics on the road for a U.S. tour this fall, but first plan what Daltrey calls a great finale for the Olympic Games in London.
"We have recorded...