On a warm night in June, 50+ people crowded into Maplewood Grill to listen to Sharon Springer sing a showcase of songs, and then have their turn on the open mic with Reinhardt Liebig at the keyboard. Sharon has a “day job,” and no one paid to hear her sing, but everyone in the restaurant […]
Judy Collins has had quite the storied career. She’s won Grammys, charted more than a dozen hit songs, written a memoir and novel, was a guest on The Muppet Show, and made waves for her “naked” cover sleeve on the 1979 album, Hard Times For Lovers. The singer is a testament to the old adage […]
There was a time in Griffin House’s life when it looked like he would be earning paychecks on the links, but following a Troy Bolton-esque storyline (ask your kids about “High School Musical” if you don’t get the reference), the gifted golf star happened into a starring role in his high school musical, and he […]
As one of the most traveled and popular jam bands for the past three decades, Widespread Panic has been all over the country and enjoys heading back to some of its favorite locales. That will be the case when the Athens, Ga.-based sextet heads to the Warner Theater for two shows, Sept. 6 and 7.
With a song catalogue that includes one radio hit after another—“Do You Believe in Love,” “Heart of Rock & Roll” and “If This is it”—Huey Lewis and the News is one of the most popular groups of all time.
If your musical taste harkens back to the Boswell Sisters or the Andrews sisters—the type of harmonious jazz that only a trio of lovely ladies can perform—then you’re sure going to want to check out YazzoZazz.
Blues-folk icon Chris Smither has long been revered for both his guitar prowess and his way with a lyric. To mark his 50th year in the music business, the performer released three noteworthy projects last year—a double retrospective CD, a Lyric Book, and a Tribute Album (Link of Chain) featuring Bonnie Raitt, Loudon Wainwright III, Josh Ritter, […]
Back in the 1950s, while other kids his age were out playing sports or kicking the can around the street, a young Marshall Crenshaw was holed up in his house being exposed to musicians like Chuck Berry and Elvis Presley by his father.