Thursday Aug 14
Desert Rose Band members gather for acoustic show in Carrboro
A founding member of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees The Byrds, as well as the Flying Burrito Brothers, Manassas and Desert Rose Band, Hillman spent much of his career playing to large audiences in cavernous arenas and music halls.
Thursday Aug 14
Seven Years After a Devestating Brain Injury, Legendary Songwriter Rick Roberts is Back
In 2006 Rick Roberts, songwriter and singer of the country-rock-blues sensation Firefall and The Flying Burrito Brothers, stumbled on a rug in his home, sending him headfirst into a kitchen island.
Duo works for veteran musician Hillman
Chris Hillman flew high with the Byrds in the mid-1960s; helped launch alternative country music with Gram Parsons in the Flying Burrito Brothers in the late '60s; joined Stephen Stills in the early '70s to blend blues, rock and country in Manassas; reunited with fellow Byrds Roger McGuinn and Gene Clark in the McGuinn, Clark, and Hillman trio in ... (more)
The New Zealand Herald
Wellington: The capital's food festival is a culinary treat
Mediterranean Osteria del Toro features tapas that are so more-ish they threaten to ruin your appetite for the luscious pinot noir slow-cooked pears.
Dwight Yoakam's career is a singular one, which navigates the...
If you believe that country music is the authentic expression of real emotions and urgent states of mind, the career of Dwight Yoakam may epitomize the way some artists struggle to make their authenticity known to a world that is not always impressed by it.