Tuesday, December 2 2014
The audience hears wonderfully evocative global music between Idan Raichel and Vieux Farka Touré as they collaborate unrehearsed on stage.
Friday, November 21 2014
Houndmouth and the Drive-By Truckers brought a healthy dose of rock to a Halloween-captivated Athens, Georgia audience.
Thursday, November 20 2014
Unlike Sundance Channel or IFC, Turner Classic Movies' original manifesto remains as solid as Gibraltar.
Tuesday, November 18 2014
Hozier's back to back, sold-out nights at Irving Plaza, proved to the audience that the Irish singer-songwriter's recent buzz, post-SNL, is well deserved.
Friday, November 14 2014
On a rainy New York night, Obie Award winner Eisa Davis transformed Joe's Pub into the garden of Eisa.
Wednesday, November 12 2014
After 16 long years, the Fleetwood Mac lineup is complete with Christine McVie and touring again. The legendary band's show in Hartford proved the reunion to be a happy one.
Tuesday, November 11 2014
Perry Farrell's antics during the Jane's Addiction CBGB Festival set were probably more wild than one would expect in tourist friendly Times Square.
Monday, November 10 2014
Age has slowed her a bit, but at 75, the gospel great delivers
Tuesday, October 28 2014
For one historic night, a dream cast of legendary disco divas proved why they still got the beat.
Thursday, October 23 2014
Did I know the No Hay Banda Trio before I stepped into Rich Mix in sadly up-and-coming Shoreditch? Yes. Was I at all aware that Clare Savage and Bellatrix were hiding a monstrous talent in their minute figures? I do now.
Thursday, October 16 2014
Phil Elverum brought minimalist arrangements of songs from upcoming Mount Eerie release Sauna to NYC's Le Poisson Rouge, along with plenty of mystery and endearing stage banter.
Wednesday, October 15 2014
The revamped Pixies prove there's plenty of fuel left in the tank yet.
Tim & Eric, with Dr. Steve Brule in tow, shared their brand of entrancingly preposterous, thoroughly sweet comedy during an extended set in Boston's Back Bay.
Tuesday, October 14 2014
Pearl Jam's shows are more and more memorable for hardcore fans but they still remain approachable for everyone as they pulled from their earliest releases in St. Louis.
Thursday, October 2 2014
There's no bar, no restaurant, ballroom or theater. But between the silos and stars sits the music venue equivalent of the Enchanted Kingdom.
Wednesday, October 1 2014
The 57th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival shone bright as a beacon for a long-standing organization with a mission for musical outreach and jazz education.
Friday, September 26 2014
Did I truly experience "the Real South" over the course of the Hopscotch Music Festival weekend?
Thursday, September 25 2014
Maybe getting down just for the funk of it could indeed help unite the world in peace and harmony.
Wednesday, September 24 2014
At the New York premiere of "The Brighter Side of Day", Kathy Sledge captured the spirit and soul of Billie Holiday.
Wednesday, September 17 2014
New Orleans musicians rarely disappoint. They come from a world where music is practically akin to religion, and they always seem to know how to rise to the occasion.