| Mar 13, 2012
| 8:57 AM
Blues in its most elemental form will once again step into the spotlight at Thomas Nelson Community College later this month.
The 11th edition of the Hampton Acoustic Blues Revival taking place Saturday, March 31, will feature blues historian and...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 8:57 AM
Tonight, Peninsula Fine Arts Center gives fresh, original rock music a chance shine as Broken Mouth Annie, an alternative, mostly acoustic band from Suffolk, performs as part of the Art After 5 series.
One of the things that makes Broken Mouth Annie...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 9:09 AM
A few weeks ago, the Lumineers were in the midst of the South by Southwest shuffle. The Denver band was playing a quick gig at a makeshift concert venue during the annual music conference: a downtown church in Austin, Texas. Amps and microphones were in...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 7:13 AM
It's easy to be cynical about the local original rock scene, but Wednesday's party at Luckie's Dueling Piano Bar in Hampton helped the year end on an optimistic note.
Bison, the 96X local buzz band of 2011, headlined a benefit show organized by the radio...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 1:45 PM
There are so many reasons to go out and see some live music this week that we don't even want to get into it. Don't even get us started. Really. Like, we'll just keep rambling on about it. But here are some suggestions of events we had in mind that have...
| May 14, 2012
| 9:05 AM
1) Acoustic Café
Every local band plays at the Acoustic Café at some point. It’s a rite of passage. Whether it’s a singer-songwriter from across the street playing her first open-mic night ever or a polished group poised to make a splash on a...
| May 22, 2012
William Beckett jokingly calls himself a mini-celeb. Fans of the former singer for defunct Chicago pop-rockers The Academy Is… would likely drop the “mini.”
Beckett’s big enough to have a “verified” check mark next to...
| May 22, 2012
| 7:43 AM
Scotty Miller, who runs the Jewish Mother restaurants in Virginia Beach and Norfolk, said last week he’s spreading his sandwich, beer and music empire to the Peninsula.
He said he’ll open a Jewish Mother Deli and Grill in Hampton on...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 8:20 AM
Tue., Sept. 18, The Space, 295 Treadwell St., Hamden, (203) 288-6400, thespacect.com
Wed., Sept. 19, The Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA, (413) 586-8686, iheg.com
If you believe in the zeitgeist, then every era has...
| May 30, 2012
| 6:58 AM
DEEP GAP, N.C -- Doc Watson, the bluegrass music legend from Appalachia who was renowned for his flatpicking and fingerstyle technique on the acoustic guitar, died Tuesday at a hospital in North Carolina, according to Mary Katherine Aldin of Folklore...
| May 29, 2012
| 7:35 PM
Doc Watson, the bluegrass music legend from Appalachia who was renowned for his flatpicking and fingerstyle technique on the acoustic guitar, died Tuesday at a hospital in North Carolina, according to Mary Katherine Aldin of Folklore Productions, which...