| Sep 22, 2012
| 4:23 AM
Singer-songwriter Amy Black says that when she started performing, she had no idea that what she was doing was Americana music. “I didn’t even always know the term ‘Americana,’ ” Black says, calling from a car making its...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 4:33 PM
An old country gospel number from the Carter Family that hints at the GOP answer to Obamacare: This number is on the program for our country-gospel singalong next Tuesday, Oct. 23, at the Grafton Pub & Grill in Lincoln Square......
| May 1, 2012
| 4:23 PM
A show by a singer/songwriter and guitar virtuoso and a hot folk rock band at Musikfest Café in Bethlehem is interesting enough. But how it’s being put on is also is interesting. The show by former Bright Eyes singer/guitarist Conor......
| Apr 17, 2012
| 10:12 AM
Space Shuttle Discovery, National Air and Space Museum
The space shuttle Discovery soared around the Washington Monument and the White House in a salute to the nation's capital Tuesday before landing for the last time near its new home at...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 11:35 AM
There are traditional bluegrass acts, and then there are bands like Mountain Heart. While it’s true that, since the late 1990s, when banjo player Barry Abernathy and fiddle player Jim Van Cleve started playing with singer Steve Gulley (who left in...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 1:21 PM
Williamsburg's Bruce Hornsby is going to need a case or two of Jolt Cola to get him through 2012. Judging from the schedule he recently described to me, he's hardly going to have time to sleep in coming months.
"It's a lot, but it includes some pretty...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Tickets to Led Zeppelin's 2007 reunion concert at London's O2 Arena were some of the most sought-after in history. This Wednesday, Zep fans will get to feel as though they were there, soaking in the glory of the graying Zepsters — singer Robert...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 8:43 AM
What will local television be like AL (After Linda)?
In a little more than a week now, it will be possible to turn on the TV and not be immediately greeted by Linda approving a message disapproving of Chris Murphy.
There is going to be such a void in...
| May 12, 2012
| 8:25 PM
The 2012-2013 season at Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts will feature acts ranging from The Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma and Huey Lewis and the News to the rock musical “Hair” and “Yellow Dubmarine,” a reggae...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 6:40 AM
Over ten years, Norfolk's Ted Constant Center has presented some of the biggest names in American music. Acts including Green Day, Bob Dylan, Stevie Wonder, Elton John, the Black Keys and Alison Krauss have all played there.
In the fall, the 9,100-seat...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 7:53 AM
Rock legend and American Idol judge Steven Tyler will team up with country music singer Carrie Underwood at the “CMT Crossroads” special for Super Bowl XLVI.
The show will take place at the Pepsi Coliseum at the Indiana State Fairgrounds...