LIVE: Jim Weider's Project Percolator (featuring Garth Hudson) @ The Egg, 5/18/13
Nowadays, if you brought a set of killer instrumentals to your average record company, the first words out of the A&R troll's mouth would be, "Where are the vocals?" But back in the day, stalwart souls like Jeff Beck, John McLaughlin and Carlos Santana used their razor-sharp axes to keep the world safe for people who were tired of hearing the same ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
Culture: After Hours Film Society
Morris Theatre Guild, Inc.: The group is seeking experienced theatrical directors for the 2013-2014 season.
Band Camp Barrington Comes to McGonigal's
Submitted by Kelly Donlea. Local Dad and business-owner Mark Whitaker has found a better way to entertain a crowd at a party than bubble wrap.
Sun May 19, 2013
Sunday Cinema: Bob Dylan - Eat The Document
In 1965 director D.A. Pennebaker followed Bob Dylan on a tour through the United Kingdom, and the resulting film - Dont Look Back - has influenced generation of filmmakers and served as a template for many rock docs that came after it.
Sat May 18, 2013
5/18/13: Today's Tips: Saturday
MUSIC : Alan Chartock & the Berkshire Ramblers @ Caffe Lena , Saratoga Springs. It's the centerpiece of Caffe Lena's 53rd anniversary Homecoming Weekend with media mogul/banjo man Chartock leading his sprawling band of folk ramblers.
Thu May 16, 2013
5/16/13: Today's Tips: Thursday
MUSIC : Device @ the Upstate Concert Hall , Clifton Park. David Draiman leads the band in support of their recently released self-titled debut album.
Wed May 15, 2013
Congrats to Larry Campbell on his Americana Music Association Nomination
Unlike so many other award shows that seem to create dozens and dozens of categories in an effort to insure that almost everyone wins an award - yeah, we're lookin' at you, Grammys - the fourth annual Americana Music Association keeps their trophies valuable - if not positively precious - by only honoring musicians in a mere six categories .
Tue May 14, 2013
Crosby, Stills & Nash: Graham Nash talks tour, songwriting, upcoming autobiography, unreleased 1974 live LP
New things still push Graham Nash's pen and his golden, lilting tenor. The Crosby, Stills & Nash singer has recently co-written songs about subjects such as Bradley Manning, the U.S. soldier accused of passing on classified information to WikiLeaks, and the death of former The Band singer/drummer Levon Helm.
The Paramus Post
Bergen Performing Arts Center New Shows On Sale
Bergen Performing Arts Center New Shows On Sale Friday, May 17, 2013 at 11AM Todd Rundgren Tuesday August 6th 2013 at 8PM $99.00, $69.00, $39.00 The Waterboys Wednesday September 25th 2013 at 8PM $59.00, $39.00, $29.00 Kenny Rogers Returns to bergenPAC with His Annual Christmas Show Tuesday December 3rd 2013 at 8PM $99.00, $79.00, $49.00 Tickets ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
Tracy Bonham And Phil Lesh With Terrapin Family Band To Ramble At Levon's
Earlier today we told you about Terrapin Crossroads house band Terrapin Family Band, with Phil Lesh on bass, heading to the East Coast for the first time.
Look for the last waltz of Levon Helm
" Ain't In It For My Health ", the musical Documentary playing as part of Gathr Films sneak preview series this week in Pittsburgh, presents a poignant, poetic, personal look at the last days, or more appropriately, the last waltz of the lead singer of The Band-- Levon Helm .
Sat May 11, 2013
Van Morrison Guests With Eric Clapton In Belfast
Guitarist Eric Clapton brought his world tour to the Odyssey Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland last night.
Fri May 10, 2013
Levon Helm documentary is a Little Rock Film Festival must-see
"Ain't in It for My Health," the new documentary about the late, great Levon Helm , plays the Little Rock Film Festival on Thursday, May 16.
Levon Helm Doc Opens at Belcourt; Filmmaker Panel Sunday
Since Levon Helm's death last year, much has been written about his enormous musical influence, still echoing loudly in dozens of Americana and roots acts recording today.
Thu May 09, 2013
Watch / Don't Watch: What's on Netflix Instant Watch?
"Classic Albums: 'The Band'" : An hour-long documentary examines the making of the Band's 1969 self-titled sophomore album, featuring "Rag Mama Rag," "Up On Cripple Creek" and "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down." There are a few big-star talking-head accolades thrown around , but the gold here is the one-on-one interviews with the Band-members .
Friday and Saturday To-Do: Arkansas Delta Rockabilly Festival
All right rockabilly lovers, check it: They're gonna be havin' a party over in Helena, and they invited Wanda Jackson , who probably needs no introduction, so notable are her contributions to the history of the genre.
The Band -- 'The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down'
Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we'll provide the jams.
Wed May 08, 2013
Comin' Soon: New Concert Announcements
Down in Woodstock, the Bearsville Theater has added to its June concert calendar with such upcoming shows as Chris Stamey of the dBs at 9pm on Friday, June 7 ; Foster McGinty at 9pm on Friday, June 14 and - wait for it - Richard Thompson at 9pm on Friday, June 28 .
Mon May 06, 2013