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  • Austin is a magnet for musicians and their fans

    Austin is a magnet for musicians and their fans
    AUSTIN, Texas — After my plane landed, I went online to see what was going on in Austin: Was there any music that night that I had to check out? Asking if there was any music that night in Austin is kind of like asking if people need air to live....
  • Kid Rock bringing big sound to small Illinois town

    Kid Rock bringing big sound to small Illinois town
    Kid Rock will be taking the stage Friday in Illinois, but not in Chicago like he did at the United Center and House of Blues in 2011. No, the “Cowboy” and “All Summer Long” rocker will be performing on the Illinois Valley Regional...
  • Ten @ 10: Celebrity booze

    Ten @ 10: Celebrity booze
    From Fess Parker to Greg Norman to Mike Ditka, plenty of famous folk have gotten into the wine game. But what about the hard stuff? No lack of star power there. The draw of earning extra cash has lured a number of celebrities to lend their names to a...
  • Book review: 'Soul Mining' by Daniel Lanois

    Book review: 'Soul Mining' by Daniel Lanois
    Daniel Lanois loves shadows — in his rooms, in his photographs and most famously in the atmospheric music he has produced for himself and such artists as Bob Dylan, U2 and Peter Gabriel, in which sonic shadows lend dimension and an air of mystery....
  • Stagecoach: Secret Sisters find that word travels fast

    Stagecoach: Secret Sisters find that word travels fast
    Not so long ago it would have been a dream come true for sisters Laura and Lydia Rogers of Muscle Shoals, Ala., to find themselves sitting in the balcony of Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium and looking down upon their country music heroes onstage...
  • Farm-raised spoof of 'I'm Sexy and I Know It' video goes viral

    Farm-raised spoof of 'I'm Sexy and I Know It' video goes viral
    Cattle and crops are giving Magic Mike a run for his money in a new video parody of the LMFAO hit “I’m Sexy and I Know It” — except now it’s “I’m farming and I grow it” and the stars are a trio of farm-...
  • Ryan Adams is out of the fire

    Ryan Adams is out of the fire
    Ménière's disease is an inflammation of the inner ear. Specifically, a swelling in the tubes of the ear canal that control the body's balance. No one knows its cause, but stress, exhaustion and substance abuse are among the factors thought to contribute....
  • Quincy Jones' long and restless song

    Quincy Jones' long and restless song
    It had been a long night — a concert, a reunion with an old friend, a midnight meal — but as the clock ticked past 2 a.m. Quincy Jones sat in a rare state of silence in his estate at the very top of Bel-Air. The man they call Q nodded at the...
  • Willie Nelson Arrested For Pot Possession

    Willie Nelson Arrested For Pot Possession
    SIERRA BLANCA, Texas -- A U.S. Border Patrol spokesman says country singer Willie Nelson was charged with marijuana possession after 6 ounces was found aboard his tour bus in Texas. Patrol spokesman Bill Brooks says the bus pulled into the Sierra Blanca,...
  • A Tony Bennett revival? They're singing his song

    A Tony Bennett revival? They're singing his song
    By his own admission, Tony Bennett doesn't get nervous often. But he was anxious that day, more than 50 years ago, when he was filling in for Perry Como as host on the crooner's variety television show. "Como had a big orchestra and great stars," Bennett...
  • SteelJam, Day One: Thin crowds, exciting music

     
     ArtsQuest's inaugural four-day SteelJam Festival at SteelStacks kicked off Friday night. The crowd for the ticketed event was thin but it was a beautiful night for a music festival, with a crescent moon lighting the sky...
  • Kevin Kelly, Kate O’Neal team in Winter Park Playhouse cabaret

     
    Kevin Kelly and Kate O’Neal, with pianist Chris Leavy,  will appear in the popular Winter Park Playhouse Spotlight Cabaret series with their cabaret Cocktails For Two, Thursday, Sept. 22, and Friday, Sept. 23. Kelly and O'Neal are wrapping up the...