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11 hrs ago | St. Francis

Musician/Composer Sigmund Snopek Performs With Festival City Symphony

Area musician and composer Sigmund Snopek will perform with Festival City Symphony at its upcoming free "Lets Meet the Composer" Pajama Jamboree concert on Wednesday, May 11, from 7-8 p.m. in the Bradley Pavilion at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 123 E. State St. entrance.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Area, Fish, Milwaukee, WI

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Northwest Music Scene

Second Seaprog Festival to Showcase Regional and International Progressive/art Rock

The second annual Seaprog festival of progressive/art rock will take place June 21-22 at the historic Columbia City Theater , with a free kickoff event on Friday, June 20 at the Royal Room.


Related Topix: Tacoma, WA

Christ Community Music

Edge of the World

Progressive rock/folk favorites Iona turn in another stunning live collection spanning dates in the UK and Netherlands on the heels of 2011's lauded Another Realm studio album.


Related Topix: U.K.

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Yes' Chris Squire unfazed by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame snub

Yes bassist Chris Squire would like his iconic band to be included in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame someday, but won't ''lose any sleep'' if they're not.


Related Topix: Yes

The Press-Enterprise

RIVERSIDE: Dream Theater plays Fox on April 18

Rock bands - at least those with more edge than Imagine Dragons, for instance - seem like a non-existent species when one surveys the songs that are generating the most downloads and radio spins.


Related Topix: Theater, Dream Theater, Arts, Music, Entertainment

Le Reverie's 'The Dream' to Serve as Theme Song for...

"The Dream" by Los Angeles-based Goth-Symphonic Metal band Le Reverie has been selected as the theme song for upcoming horror movie thriller "Lake Eerie" starring veteran actor Lance Henriksen.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Dark


New exhibition The Soft Machine explores the relationship between body and sculpture

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is due to address the media this morning following revelations on a five-page letter of complaint sent to the Premier League The relationship between the body and sculpture are explored during a new exhibition which opens at Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff today and features some rather colourful objects.


Related Topix: Pagan/Wiccan

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Independent

The concept album makes surprise top ten return with neolithic opus from Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson

It is a three-act, musical history of Britain featuring songs about a nomadic Neolithic settler, Christian monks and an Iron Age blacksmith - the "concept album" is making a comeback with the surprise chart success of the latest release from Ian Anderson, the frontman of Jethro Tull.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jethro Tull, U.K.

Pocono Record

Jukebox to celebrate Record Store Day with live music -

April 19 is the seventh edition of the internationally-celebrated event, where independent artists and labels put out special and vinyl editions for exclusive sale at independent record stores like the Jukebox.


Related Topix: Stroudsburg, PA, The Mars Volta

The Winery Dogs to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, 5/2

The Winery Dogs -- the power trio featuring drummer Mike Portnoy , legendary bassist Billy Sheehan and guitarist/vocalist Richie Kotzen -- is getting 2014 started with a new round of tour dates and the release of two new special versions of its self-titled debut album.


Related Topix: Theater, Dream Theater, Arts, Mr. Big, Pop/Rock, Poison, Ridgefield, CT

Desperate housewives have nada on Devious Maids who sweep sin under the rug

Sex. Lies. Murder. Desperate housewives have nada on Devious Maids . It's all in a day's work.


Related Topix: Marisol

Rick Wakeman: By the time I was 25 I'd had three heart attacks

As he goes on tour again the former Yes man, who is married to fourth wife Rachel Kaufman and has six children, recalls the toll booze and cigs took on his health.


Related Topix: Rick Wakeman, Yes

Where Worlds Collide

Riverside - Islington O2 Academy

Poland's Riverside came to Islington O2 Academy as part of their brief UK tour. having established a strong reputation in prog-metal circles.


Related Topix: Riverside

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Steve Howe - Natural Timbre

This is Steve Howe's first fully acoustic studio album. That presents a little bit of an issue in terms of the full listening experience.


Related Topix: Steve Howe

The Pordland Mercury

The Many Moods of Bill Rieflin

VIEWED THROUGH a wide-angle lens, the line that runs through Bill Rieflin's projects seems to follow the trend of many musicians who came out of the punk era.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, R.E.M., King Crimson

WIGM-AM Medford

Blackfield Coming to NYC for North American Show on May 1

Blackfield, featuring Israel's leading counter-culture rock musician Aviv Geffen and revered, forward thinking artist Steven Wilson, will play their only North American show in support of Blackfield IV at the Best Buy Theater in New York City on May 1. The show also marks Wilson's last live show


Related Topix: Steven Wilson, Arts, Theater, Entertainment

Mars Volta And Flea's New Band Antemasque Announce Debut Album [News]

Over the last week, we've been introduced Antemasque , the new project from Mars Volta co-founders Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and Cedric Bixler-Zavala , along with Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea and drummer Dave Elitch .


Related Topix: Flea, The Mars Volta, Omar Rodriguez-Lopez


The Greatest?

How closely do your views align with those of the party you are voting for? Try our quiz - the results may shock you.


Related Topix: Buddy Rich, Jazz, Hard-Rock, Deep Purple, Yes

Newport Concert Series At The Newport Yachting Center Welcomes You...

The Newport Concert Series at the Newport Yachting Center announces that the original pioneer of progressive rock will perform two of its classic albums in their entirety: Fragile and Close to the Edge plus an encore of their greatest hits at An Evening with YES on Sunday, July 13th.


Related Topix: Yes, Newport, RI

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Stranger

7 Remarkable Robert Fripp Moments

Robert Fripp is performing tonight with Slow Music at the Triple Door . In honor of this occasion, here are seven of his most memorable moments on record, as recollected by me in the last couple of hours.


Related Topix: Robert Fripp, Eno, Ambient, Brian Eno