| Dec 20, 2000
Roebuck "Pops" Staples, who led his family vocal group, the Staple Singers, from gospel music into the forefront of socially conscious rhythm & blues and to the top of the pop music charts, died Tuesday in Chicago. He was 84.
Staples suffered a...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:22 AM
Hard to believe that after today, the 30th anniversary of Musikfest will be half over. That’s another reason to get out and see some of the best free-stage shows out there – and there are a lot of them. Here’s......
| Aug 9, 2013
| 10:46 AM
As residents of New York City’s sixth borough, many South Floridians may be filled with unease about the fall release of the big-screen biopic of the beloved Bowery hell hole CBGB. The just-released trailer may help. Or not.
As a documentation of...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 4:59 AM
Day two of Lollapalooza started out with sunshine and a lineup shake-up.
Greg Kot (GK), Bob Gendron(BG) and Andy Downing(AD) give us the rundown of day two.
12:01 p.m.: Austin, Texas, quintet the Wheeler Brothers kick things off on Lollapalooza's...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 5:27 AM
Classic rock artists Lou Reed, David Byrne of Talking Heads fame and Paul Simon will join current acts the Arcade Fire, Bon Iver, Elbow, Feist and Joseph Arthur, among others, on the upcoming Peter Gabriel covers collection And I’ll Scratch Yours,...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 7:32 PM
Tickets go on sale Friday (March 1) for a just-announced June 20 concert by David Byrne and St. Vincent at the Shubert in New Haven. The pair is still touring behind their album Love This Giant. The Shubert, the nearly 100-year-old "birthplace of America'...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Monique Vukovic (Buddy Cop 2, Atlantic Theater Company and Housebreaking, Cherry Lane Theatre), Brenda Withers (Cyrano, Folger Theatre and The Tempest, The Pearl Theatre Company), Kevin Kelly (Henry V, Two River Theater Company and Richard III, The...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 5:18 AM
Bonnaroo, one of the biggest, most successful and highly anticipated festivals of the year, announced its lineup with Paul McCartney, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and Grammy winners Mumford & Sons serving as headliners. Additional acts slated to...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:22 AM
A South Florida guy, LeBron James included, could learn a few things in San Antonio, says Jay Armstead, hoops fan and barbecue whiz.
Armstead is the owner and master of the parking-lot smoker at Texas Hold ’Em BBQ, which opened recently in a new...
| Jan 18, 2013
Annie Leibovitz, the 63-year-old photographer responsible for four decades of iconic magazine covers, found herself a bit puzzled a year ago. The woman who had shot a nude and pregnant Demi Moore, John Lennon five hours before he was murdered and other...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Caribbean Canvases and Frames: Here's an idea: Skip the summer vacation to the Cayman Islands and visit the Miramar Cultural Center instead. Hear us out. The island-themed paintings and photos posted in the venue's upstairs Ansin Family Gallery will...