| Mar 31, 2012
And I thought I picked a needle in a haystack when selecting J. Roddy Walston and the Business as my favorite show at Lollapalooza 2011.
Clearly the needle has pricked some others. At a sold out Double Door Friday, the Baltimore boogie-rock quartet had a...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 12:35 PM
A Doctor In Spite of Himself
Ends Dec. 17. Yale Rep, 1120 Chapel St. (203) 432-1234, yalerep.org.
All we have for sure is pleasure," Jacqueline (Julie Briskman), a housemaid says to Sgnarelle (Steven Epp), a rather dim wood-cutter masquerading...
| May 1, 2012
| 6:10 PM
On the outskirts of North Pole, about 10 miles along the Richardson Highway from Eielson Air Force Base, sits Little Richard's Family Diner. Customers chow down on the restaurant’s many specialties, including buffalo burgers -- but these days, they&...
| May 8, 2012
| 6:49 AM
They open by reminding us that next week is the semifinals — can't believe we're there already! It's been a quick season. After the staircase introductions, we find out there will be two dances for each couple tonight and a double elimination...
| May 9, 2012
| 4:35 AM
w/ Jacques Le Coque, and Dan Soto and the Duded Kings. $10, 9 p.m., May 11. Cafe Nine, 250 State St., New Haven, cafenine.com
No musician could possibly be more dedicated to rock 'n' rollthan Mark Sultan. The Montreal-bred jack-of-all-...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 7:24 AM
The year 1962 did not seem to portend great things in the world of pop music.
The brightest lights of '50s music -- including Little Richard, Chuck Berry and Elvis Presley -- were either inactive, in jail, or not making the kind ofrock 'n' roll that made...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Free, 8 p.m., July 17. The Wolf Den at Mohegan Sun, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd, Uncasville, mohegansun.com
In 1963, Life magazine ran a story about Dick Dale — a piece that was intriguing enough to secure its subject an appearance on "The...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 10:40 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Etta James' performance of the enduring classic "At Last" was the embodiment of refined soul: Angelic-sounding strings harkened the arrival of her passionate yet measured vocals as she sang tenderly about a love finally realized...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 1:36 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dick Clark, the ever-youthful television host and tireless entrepreneur who helped bring rock 'n' roll into the mainstream on "American Bandstand," and later produced and hosted a vast range of programming from game shows to the...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:34 AM
Dick Clark, who died Wednesday at the age of 82, is rightfully being hailed as a pioneer of popular culture. And that's fair enough.
In the 1950s, '60s and '70s, the reach of his daily"American Bandstand"show and his myriad prime-time special productions...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 5:06 AM
The latest list of legendary recordings selected to be enshrined in the Grammy Hall of Fame was revealed, and as one might expect, it includes some of the biggest names, albums and songs in the history of music. Among the 27 new titles chosen are Paul...