| Dec 27, 2011
| 2:13 PM
The Mayan calendar ends a 5,126-year cycle on Dec. 21, 2012. That might not mean a thing. Or it could signal the end of the world. There's a lot of leeway here.
For the sake of this story, let's assume that this is it. Those know-it-all Mayans had it...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 4:29 AM
Mamas don't let your babies grow up to be jailbirds.
Gina Julian, 45, a good-hearted woman and Wille Nelson fan from Daytona Beach, was arrested for breaking through security lines as Nelson was getting off his tour bus at a Fort Pierce theater,...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 11:44 AM
On paper, singer-songwriter Lisa Finnie seems like one more soft-strumming aspirant in that voluminous coven of often less-than-engaging soul-bearing sisters, but in performance, the Pasadena native gently conjures a mixture of lush atmospherics and...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 12:58 PM
Some Twitter users watching the Grammys last night declared that it brought tears to their eyes. I'm not talking about the tribute to Whitney Houston, but rather a 2-minute ad sandwiched in between two Grammy segments.
Titled “Back to the Start&...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 7:45 AM
Country music legend Willie Nelson will bring his honeyed voice and battered guitar to Newport News in May, promoters announced Friday.
Nelson will play the Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News on May 18. Tickets -- which range in price from...
| Feb 24, 2012
Guitarist Billy Strange once took the kind of phone call that thousands of musicians receive only in their best and wildest dreams.
"I was staying at a hotel in Nashville in 1965 when my telephone rang and this unmistakable voice said, 'Billy, this is...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 9:26 AM
It's been a happy Monday when it comes to concert announcements. It's starting to look like a logjam has been broken.
Live Nation and WNOR-FM (98.7) said that the Lunatic Luau hard rock festival will return May 4 with a lineup including Shinedown and...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 8:06 PM
Another hot day in the Metroplex, and thousands spent it outside in the sun at Willie Nelson's Fourth of July Picnic.
Nelson wouldn't have had it any other way on Monday, with good music, cold beer and a bright sun shining over the Fort Worth Stockyards....
| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:52 PM
1. Short But Sweet - Method of Destruction
2. Collatoral Damage - Brutal Truth
3. Ballad of Dio - Method of Destruction
4. Napalm Death - The Kill
5. Hell Awaits - Slayer
1. Tush - ZZ Top
2. Highway Star - Deep Purple
3. Venus Mars & Rock...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 8:08 PM
Friday night the ribbon was cut and crews were beginning construction for Rock the Rapids, a concert event that begins Monday in downtown Grand Rapids.
Two stages will be set up south of the Van Andel Arena.
One stage is going to be for acts like Lynyrd...
| Sep 2, 2012
Hal David, the renowned pop music lyricist whose prolific collaboration with composer Burt Bacharach produced a wealth of enduringly memorable hits in the 1960s and early '70s, including "Walk On By," "What the World Needs Now Is Love" and the Oscar-...
| Aug 13, 2011
| 3:37 PM
The Farm Aid concert is in Kansas for the first time in its 26 year history. On Saturday, The National Agriculture Hall of Fame in Bonner Springs, Kan. inducted Willie Nelson as its newest member. The special presentation was made where the concert is...