More The Rolling Stones More Black and Blue Another in our series of Home Audio Exercises with advice on what you should be listening for when critically evaluating your copy (or ours) of the album. Billy Preston is all over this album on piano and organ and his contribution is crucial to the musical vibe on practically […]
Billy String Tour
(July 16 — Falls Village, CT) America’s longest running summer chamber music festival, Music Mountain, continues its 90th season with the incomparable Emerson String Quartet presenting music by Mozart, Dvořák and Shostakovich on Sunday, August 4 (3pm). The weekend kicks off on Saturday, August 3 (5pm) with Michael Berkeley & No Tune Like a Show Tune presenting “The Envelope, […]
The Open Championship is returning to Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland after a 58-year “hiatus”. I was originally tempted to discuss a little Irish heritage and history this week. Alas, I know you came here just to get my 2019 Open Championship deep sleepers and predictions. And normally I give you very little course information […]
The genius guitarist’s autobiographical, multi-song fantasy album sat in his drummer’s apartment for twenty years. Now in the care of the Hendrix estate, will it ever see the light of day?
LA NUIT DU BOOGIE EULRY COLOMA. LADISLAVA HISTOIRE DE LA MUSIQUE TSIGANE. Maybe Funny Magic and Musical Show (Hong Kong Station. Ingrained in 2000, Hong Kong Ticketing is a auxiliary of Hong Kong Convening and Assemblage Centre (Management) Ltd. 15th edition of popular Prague Proms Festival offers great blend of foreign jazz (Thomas Gansch Big […]
Cass and James return to their childhood home to pack up their things for one last time. As they put years of memories into boxes and bags, the past comes rushing back, and growing up suddenly doesn’t seem so easy. How to Use a Washing Machine is extremely relatable content. The show begins with Cass […]
Kicking off with Amos Lee, the live music week in West Michigan also boasts Static X, Lady Ace Boogie’s hip hop showcase, Chuck Mead & Jim Lauderdale, South Haven’s Rhythm on the River, The Gipsy Kings, Gunnar & The Grizzly Boys, Cabildo and more. Plus, win tickets to see Poco, Firefall and Pure Prairie League in Grand Haven.
Longtime HBO communications head Quentin Schaffer is stepping down from his post next month after 39 years as a key architect of HBO’s premium TV brand. Schaffer will exit as HBO’s executive VP of corporate communications next month, after steering HBO through one last Television Critics Association press tour in Beverly Hills. He is the […]
He has won a lurching 7 Juno Awards, 25 Maple Blues Awards, and has been inducted into the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame. Even after 19 acclaimed albums, Colin remains at the top of his game, always thought-provoking himself musically and etching out his own unique and essential place in history. That means that […]
On Saturday, the inaugural 4848 Festival at Snowshoe Mountain Resort in Snowshoe, WV wrapped up with performances by Umphrey’s McGee, Railroad Earth, Turkuaz, Fruition, The Nth Power, The Ghost of Paul Revere, and more. The diverse lineup for the event featured a mix of rock, jam, and funk acts alongside plenty of great bluegrass, so it was only fitting that Umphrey’s McGee got into […]
After a hearty breakfast I slipped over the border into NSW to see to artist retrospectives in Corowa. First, Margaret Wilmot at Gallery 294. She has been spinning, weaving and felting for 40 years. The jacket from 1979 is made to an original design from handspan natural coloured wool and mohair and hand woven. It […]