Monday, December 16 2013
Going into their 15th year, Okayplayer celebrated the milestone with lots of great music at its annual star-studded affair led by the Roots.
Tuesday, December 10 2013
'Holiday Spirits' allowed folks to sample a variety of liquors from small distilleries. There was near unlimited booze but not a lot of food.
Monday, November 25 2013
Among the A-list jambands born in the mid-‘80s through about the early ‘90s, none has been more consistent that this one for as long a period, nor seems as poised to remain so.
Friday, November 22 2013
The spirits of Morrison and Manzarek feel like they’re in the house ...
Thursday, November 21 2013
Each new artist that treks to New York to play a few sets over four or five days does so to gain exposure, to use CMJ as a launching pad toward a wider audience. They’re trying, and trying isn’t cool.
RAC are no longer just reworking your favorite rock tunes. His scope now includes developing his own hit tunes. We spoke with Anjos before seeing his first live show in New York.
Wednesday, November 20 2013
Drive-By Truckers's performance at the Bluebird Nightclub in Bloomington, Indiana was a total triumph -- raucous, profound and very, very loud.
Friday, November 15 2013
If 2012 was an annus incredibilis for SDFF, then this year lays more brick on an already solid foundation.
Thursday, November 14 2013
When faced with the task of restoring one's credibility, cranking out the old stuff always works.
Wednesday, November 13 2013
Denson and company have provided a valuable 21st century service in delivering their ever dependable groovy dance jams, year after year, without fail.
Friday, November 8 2013
Haggard and his songs managed to leave a far greater impression than the over-the-top venue.
Thursday, November 7 2013
Sheila Heti (author of the brilliant, convention-defying novel How Should a Person Be) wrote a play over a decade ago, but no one could figure out how to stage it. Until now.
Wednesday, November 6 2013
A recent stop on the trio's reunion tour yielded a streamlined, subtly triumphant show.
Tuesday, November 5 2013
John Popper remains a premiere bluesman and harmonica virtuoso, while the Kinchla brothers make for a dynamic backing duo.
Friday, November 1 2013
Korn and Deftones provide flashbacks while looking to the future.
Wednesday, October 30 2013
The Wind Rises was the first film that I saw at the Festival and a lovely note on which to close, creating the sense of wonder and excitement you want from movies.
Tuesday, October 29 2013
On September 25 through 29, the seaport city of Seattle, Washington lit up for the tenth time with one of the largest live event programs in North America.
Friday, October 25 2013
Twenty-three years in, Pearl Jam may no longer be grunge. They may no longer be young. But the band took the Barclays Center by storm and sold out two nights.
Thursday, October 24 2013
There’s a good reason CGS has been winning raves from critics and musicians and growing its fan base outside Italy. It is a great band that sounds like no other, with an exotic mystique and a unique musical identity.
Thursday, October 10 2013
Ms. Howard isn't much for talking between songs, yet when she does there comes from her mouth a gravity of soul and generous humor that stands in glaring contrast to the subject matter of her lyrics.