| Aug 18, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Yeah, yeah, Joan is good. Sorry, just had to do that. Joan Osborne, the singer-songwriter who gained famed for 1995’s “One of Us,” her catchy, Quirky Eric Bazilian-penned song about God and faith (looping through my head), mesmerized her...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 4:24 PM
By Steve Siegel Special to The Morning Call Whether you remember the Swingle Singers from their bebop Bach days in the 1960s, or your kids know them only from the hit TV show “Glee,” there was no generation gap in......
| Apr 29, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Highlights from the first two days of the 2012 Stagecoach Country Music Festival include performances by Miranda Lambert, Steve Martin, Blake Shelton and Jason Aldean. The Mavericks reunion and roots-rock singer-songwriter Dave Alvin also provided...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 4:23 PM
If there was any concern that a cappella group Straight No Chaser, which became a hit when its mash-up of “The 12 Days of Christmas” and Toto’s “Africa” went viral on YouTube, would fade after the novelty wore off --......
| Apr 11, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Hard rock guitarist Ronnie Montrose died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on March 3, according to a report released last Friday by the San Mateo County Coroner’s office. Although he was battling prostate cancer, he did not succumb to that illness,...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 8:23 PM
Irish chef Kevin Dundon chuckles thinking about how most American's celebrate St. Patrick's Day.
Green beer? No way.
Corned beef and cabbage? Not on his menu.
Dundon, 45, is one of Ireland's most celebrated culinary talents and a partner in the...
| May 28, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Under the Streetlamp
Saturday March 19
25 E. Galena Boulevard
The performance will raise funds for the Aurora Area...
| May 28, 2012
| 9:31 AM
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"In many ways this is my first album," Brett Dennen says of his fourth record, Loverboy, out April 12th, 2011. "On my previous albums I said...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 4:33 PM
In a concert last month at Hollywood's Hotel Cafe, the buzzy English singer Paloma Faith crouched down near the floor to sing "Let Me Down Easy." It's a tough-love song associated with a number of hardy soul-music veterans, including Bettye LaVette and...
| May 13, 2012
"Sweet Joe" Russell, who spent half a century harmonizing with the Persuasions, an influential vocal group widely regarded as the "kings of a cappella," has died. He was 72.
Russell died May 5 in a Brooklyn hospice after a long struggle with diabetes,...
| May 19, 2012
| 11:10 PM
Bonnie Raitt claimed she was “intimidated” by the Chicago Theatre, but that hardly seemed the case Saturday in the first of two sold-out concerts at the Loop landmark.
Raitt’s wisecracks, several at her own expense, and genial banter...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 10:46 PM
You know how you sometimes watch an amazing movie that puts your emotions on a rollercoaster ride? That happened with me in this documentary, but not in the way I would’ve preferred.
I had moments of being angry at the record industry. They...