| Oct 5, 2012
| 1:04 AM
The Meters are local "funk" legends influencing musicians all over the world. Now they could be joining the ranks of The Beatles, The Who and The Rolling Stones. But it's not a done deal for The Meters. To be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 11:26 AM
Before hooking up with Cadillac Sky, David Mayfield, a native of Kent, Ohio, was a bluegrass prodigy from a family of musicians (his sister is singer Jessica Lea Mayfield). His debut solo album, simply titled The David Mayfield Parade, highlights...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 2:14 PM
In his decades in the music industry, Danny Hutton has acquired a boatload of awards, a lifetime of accomplishments and a long list of VIP contacts.
But mainly, he just wants to make art and have fun.
Hutton is an original member of Three Dog Night,...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 9:28 PM
This is for Vanessa in South Florida.
She emailed me a few days ago after spotting a bumper sticker that read: 2012 Don’t Re-Nig. "Honestly," she wrote, "I don’t know how to process my outrage, so I’m handing it off to you. I know...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 10:40 AM
For Gathering of the Vibes 2012, I chose to decline all the media hook-ups and luxuries. No laptop. No power outlets. No VIP tent with couches. No pass for entry into the photo pit in front of the stage. No isolated, backstage, extra-clean Port-O-Pottys....
| Feb 10, 2012
Check out the complete list of nominees for this year's Grammy Awards. Tune in on Sunday February 12 at 8/7c to see if your predictions were right.
Record Of The Year
Rolling In The Deep Adele
Holocene Bon Iver
Grenade Bruno Mars
| Feb 18, 2012
As soon as my liver and spleen regain their former shapes, I will feel the need to tweet, little birds.
"Was bouncing down r-r-road in @Jeep, dudes. Totally, totally awesome."
At long last, the mud-slinging, disc-pounding Jeep Wrangler has gone a tad...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:25 PM
Three Dog Night will celebrate more than 40 years of music when the band returns Sunday to the Pacific Amphitheatre.
The evening will include an opening performance from the Guess Who followed by two sets — roughly 80 to 85 minutes of music —...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 3:13 PM
Rhythmic gymnastics is to Russia'sfemale Olympians what beach volleyball is to the United States': The sport that seems to mint one gold medal after another. Given that, Bethesda's Julie Zetlin had no illusion of finishing on the medal podium in her...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 11:54 AM
Topic de la semaine or topic du semaine is the inclusion of new words in the Merriam-Webster dictionary. Now, I know that I will receive numerous emails with the correct françaises en disant for my translation of "topic of the week," as my French...