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Wednesday | Alabama Live

Roger McGuinn Q&A: The Byrds, Huntsville set list, David Crosby, 'Folk Den Project,' Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction awkwardness

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- If Roger McGuinn is listening to the radio or watching TV and he happens to hear a Byrds track, he doesn't turn the volume up.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Huntsville, AL, Entertainment

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

David Crosby Experiences 'D j Vu' All Over Again: Concert Review

Veteran singer-songwriter celebrates his return to this storied venue by spotlighting new and old music, leading a band that includes his keyboardist son.


Related Topix: David Crosby, Pop/Rock, Business News

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Korea Herald

[Band Uprising] 9 and the Numbers bring back nostalgic goodness with folk rock

As the Korean music market is beginning to receive more international recognition, the local band scene is looking to rise up and represent the next generation of Korean music.


Related Topix: Uprising, Reggae, Pop/Rock

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

'I completely dismissed her': David Crosby on the night...

David Crosby admits that "she's so show business." But something happened when the Byrds and CSN legend saw Lady Gaga at this year's MusiCares event.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Crosby, Stills & Nash

Thu Apr 17, 2014

MTV India

TDIM - Kurt Cobain's Mark IV-style Mosrite Gospel guitar sold for $100,000 - 17th Apr

He was best known as the lead singer, guitarist, and primary songwriter of the grunge band Nirvana.


Related Topix: Nirvana, Grunge, Aberdeen, WA, Pop/Rock

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Wave

David Crosby back on track with five-night run

Back in February, he postponed a five-night solo run at the West Hollywood landmark to undergo emergency heart surgery.


Related Topix: David Crosby, Pop/Rock, Los Angeles, CA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Evansville Courier & Press

Crosby, Stills and Nash to play Aiken Theatre in August

Hall of famers David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash are to perform at the Aiken Theatre in the Old National Events Plaza Aug. 19. In the 60's, Crosby, Stills and Nash teamed up to form the original folk rock supergroup.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Stephen Stills

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Pasadena Weekly

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Must be something in the UK drinking water. From the opening bars of "Shelter Song," it's clear this Kettering quartet knows its Beatles from their Byrds, and a host of psychedelic '60s rock besides.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Hollywood

Wed Apr 09, 2014


Today in Rock: April 9

On this day in 1944 Gene Parsons, future singer-songwriter and musician of The Byrds and The Flying Burrito Brothers, is born in Morongo Valley, California.


Related Topix: The Flying Burrito Brothers, Pop/Rock, Country, Morongo Valley, CA, The Beatles, The Beach Boys, The Yardbirds

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Huffington Post

My Conversation with Music Legend David Crosby

Tonight on PBS, I welcome legendary singer-songwriter and two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer David Crosby for his first interview since undergoing heart surgery earlier this year.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Creative Loafing Atlanta

The Grievous Angel returns to the Star Bar

The founder of a blend of R&B, folk, soul, and rock dubbed "cosmic American music," Parsons, who died at the age of 26, was known for his work in the Byrds, the Flying Burrito Brothers , and the International Submarine Band.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Country

Thu Apr 03, 2014

New York Post

Hugh Masekelaa s most memorable musical moments

Legendary trumpeter/bandleader Hugh Masekela turns 75 Friday, so we asked how long he plans to continue playing and touring the world.


Related Topix: Hugh Masekela, Jazz, South Africa, Africa, World News, Theater, Arts, Paul Simon, Pop/Rock


Media Pass podcast: Chris Hillman of the Desert Rose Band and The Byrds

Welcome to Media Pass, a weekly podcast featuring your host, Arts and Entertainment writer Kelly Maile.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Tue Apr 01, 2014


American Beauties, an original folk rock pop band

American Beauties is an all original independent folk rock and folk pop band from the thriving indie music scene in Cambridge and Somerville, Massachusetts.


Related Topix: Somerville, MA, Cambridge, MA, Medford, MA, Pop/Rock, Progressive-Rock, U.K.

Fri Mar 28, 2014

River Front Times

The Ten Best Concerts in St. Louis This Weekend: March 28 to 30

This weekend marks the ten-year anniversary for Belleville's music-filled Herstory Weekend as well as local punk band Scene of Irony.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

Something Else! sneak peek: The Seldom Scene with Emmylou Harris, "Hickory Wind"

Emmylou Harris returns to a Gram Parsons song she first took on for 1979's Grammy-winning Blue Kentucky Girl, only this time alongside the Seldom Scene as the DC-area bluegrass group makes its Smithsonian Folkways debut.


Related Topix: The Seldom Scene, Bluegrass, Emmylou Harris, Country, Gram Parsons, Pop/Rock