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  • Grammy Awards: Onstage fashion, the best and the worst

     
    If the fashion that appeared on the Grammy red carpet seemed relatively tame, a handful of artists made up for it when they performed onstage during the awards ceremony. Lady Gaga led the pack with her arrival in a ÖHussein......
  • Our choices for the best and worst Grammy Awards performances

     
    After the overwhelmingly positive reactions to my comments about the Grammy Awards’ wacky winners list, I’ve got one thing to say. Here’s my reactions to the Grammys’ wacky performance list. Actually, the performances weren’t...
  • Pop music spring preview: Notable concerts and albums in the coming weeks

     
    Shows include Lykke Li and Lady Gaga; the Kills and Paul Simon are among the acts planning album releases Critic's Pick: The Stagecoach Country Music Festival The annual Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio, which turns 5 this year, is......
  • Live review: Global Soul with Stevie Wonder at the Hollywood Bowl

     
    At the Hollywood Bowl on Sunday night, the Tonight Show's Ricky Minor presented Global Soul, featuring Stevie Wonder, Janelle Monae, Sharon Jones, Mia Doi Todd and others....
  • Joe Henry talks the open-window approach to 'Reverie'

     
    Joe Henry will play his new album 'Reverie' in its entirety on Oct. 11 at Largo in Los Angeles. Joe Henry prizes human inconsistency over technological perfect live and in his home studio....
  • 'The X Factor' recap: Back to the judges' homes

     
    A recap of the X Factor, judges' houses round, part two, in which Chris Rene and Melanie Amaro perform....
  • Album review: Bobby Womack's 'The Bravest Man in the Universe'

     
    "I got a story to tell," 68-year-old Bobby Womack announces at the outset of his remarkable new album, and at first you're pretty sure about the nature of his tale: An intergenerational hookup with producer Richard Russell and Damon Albarn......
  • Levon Helm: Joe Henry remembers 'a deacon who spoke our gospel'

     
    Levon Helm: Musician, songwriter and producer Joe Henry writes an appreciation for Levon Helm, drummer and singer with the Band who died on Thursday....
  • Solomon Burke: "Life is not promised so let's make it count"

  • 2012: The Year the Music Died (So Far)

    2012: The Year the Music Died (So Far)
    It’s not even June. But already this calendar year we’ve lost a gut-wrenching list of people who’ve impacted the music world: impresarios Don Cornelius and Dick Clark, R&B legends Johnny Otis and Etta James, the incomparable Band...
  • Historical home studio

    Historical home studio
    Like most professional musicians these days, singer-songwriter-guitarist Joe Henry has a home studio where he produces records for himself as well as other artists, which — unlike most at-home recordings — include recent Grammy-winning...
  • Funk legend and Middletown resident Betty Harris is ready to record again

    Funk legend and Middletown resident Betty Harris is ready to record again
    Betty Harris Sat., Jan. 7, Trinity-on-Main, 69 Main St., New Britain, trinityonmain.org   She's often called the Lost Queen of New Orleans Soul, and she's living in Middletown. It turns out she never actually lived in New Orleans for more than a month,...