Wednesday May 15
Flashback: Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson Sing 'Pancho and Lefty'
Willie Nelson 's 60th birthday concert in 1993 featured luminaries from Ray Charles and B.B. King to Bill Clinton and Gary Busey.
Bob Costas, Rosanne Cash and Sam Donaldson to be Honored at 2013 WFUV Gala, 5/9
Bob Costas, Rosanne Cash , and Sam Donaldson will be honored at the Sixth Annual WFUV Gala on Thursday, May 9, at Edison Ballroom.
ArtsBeat: Blue Note to Partner With ArtistShare
Blue Note Records, the most storied label in jazz, has plans to partner with ArtistShare , a pioneering crowd-funding platform, for a hybrid called Blue Note/ArtistShare. The joint venture suggests one tactical response to the pressures now facing the record business, especially in and around the jazz field.
Society confidential: Waiting for 'Forever'
What's up with the delayed Anita Baker album? Her lush, jazzy single "Lately" came out with much fanfare way back in August, with the complete album, "Only Forever" expected in mid-December, but the long-player release was pushed back to the first quarter of 2013.
Detroit Free Press
Funk, world music and a little MC5 on tap as Concert of Colors reveals lineup
A dependably diverse legion of musical acts will fill the lineup for the 21st Concert of Colors, organizers announced today.
Concert of Colors comes earlier to Motor City
A festival that celebrates southeastern Michigan's musical and ethnic diversity is returning to the Motor City a little earlier.
Neville bringing doo wop to IP
As Aaron Neville returns home for the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, he will make a rare appearance in Biloxi, playing the IP Casino on May 4 at 8 p.m. Neville is back with a new album, "My True Story," a collection of 12 songs that were performed with a who's who of classic rock-era studio musicians and produced by Don Was and ... (more)