| Aug 24, 2011
| 6:58 AM
The Acoustic Music Festival returns to Town Point Park in Norfolk Saturday, Sept. 17. This year's headliner is Peter Bradley Adams and the lineup includes many of the area's best acoustic acts. Adams, an Alabama native, is a former member of the duo...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 12:11 PM
Before starting their concert in Albuquerque, New Mexico Thursday, Sugarland dedicated a special message and song to the people impacted by the deadly stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair.
It was a short message, but Sugarland's dedication made an...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 12:41 PM
Drummer Jason Bonham, son of the late Led Zeppelin legend John Bonham, filled in for his dad with the three remaining Zeppelin members (at 2007 reunion tribute for Ahmet Ertegun). He’s also done session work and live gigs for other serious players,...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 6:36 AM
Folk music is an increasingly elastic genre. Punk rockers, indie kids and jazz heads all have been making acoustic music that could fall under that category. Richmond's A Good Natured Riot is one of the bands that's been stretching the style.
| Nov 15, 2011
| 9:20 AM
Chris Cornell isn't bringing a reunited Soundgarden to Connecticut, but he is bringing some of their songs. They'll be played solo and acoustic, but they'll be Soundgarden songs nonetheless, and Cornell's unmistakable, overpowering voice can still do them...
| 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...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 3:33 PM
Amy Winehouse, who was found dead Saturday at her home in London, left behind a small body of celebrated work and immeasurable unfulfilled promise. She was 27.
Authorities were investigating the cause of the British singer’s death. But, sadly, it...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 12:01 PM
A selection of Virginia and international wines are the draw at the second annual Chesapeake Virginia Wine Festival from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Chesapeake City Park on Greenbrier Parkway.
Area restaurants will be on hand to offer...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 1:38 PM
Local guitarist Kirby Snively performs a family concert at 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday, August 3, in Petoskey's Pennsylvania Park. The concert is part of the Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park summer series in Petoskey.
Snively's style is a mix of...
| May 31, 2008
For years, Get Big was one of the region's favorite cover bands. But the party-rock group threw in the towel in 2004, deciding to move on to other projects instead of continuing to slug it out in bars across Hampton Roads.
Then, starting two years ago,...
| Feb 6, 2008
GLEN HANSARD had given up on the Grammy Awards. The leader of the successful Irish rock group the Frames since 1990, he saw the Grammys as representing an aspect of music that he wasn't really a part of, a world, he said, "that's fully industry based."...