Most people who meet me learn within about thirty minutes that I'm in a state of constant agony. Not because of some sort of tragic childhood or traumatic physical ailment, but because I have television commercials circa 1987 to 2000 stuck in my head at all times. The word "bucket" triggers the song ... More >>
That high lonesome sound is resonating through the hollers today as Bluegrass music lovers and banjo enthusiasts alike are mourning the death of Earl Scruggs.
A musical innovator in the truest sense of the word, Scruggs died from natural causes at a Nashville area hospital. He was 88.
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If Draco Malfoy actor Tom Felton's promise (which turned out to be a joke/hoax) to become a white rapper was just one more sad reminder of a series you used to love, we don't blame you -- but we would like to discourage you. Harry Potter, as I'm sure you will remember, is after all a little m ... More >>
image viaArt Holliday, TV news anchor and director of an in-production film, Johnnie Be GoodLast week, we published an interview with Art Holliday, who's working on a documentary about Chuck Berry pianist Johnnie Johnson, called Johnnie Be Good. Here's part two of our chat, below.
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Friday, October 23
*MUTEMATH/As Tall As Lions, The Pageant
*Jon Hardy & the Public/Sleepy Kitty/Murder City Players, Firebird
*Tribute to Warren Zevon, featuring Bob Reuter, Rough Shop, et al, Off Broadway
*D. Rider/The Conformists, Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center
*The Lovin' Spoonful, Argosy Casino/ ... More >>
*All Leather, Saturday August 22
*The Incurables, Saturday, August 22 (late show)
*Ready the Destroyer/Sink the Bismark, Monday, August 24
*Pretty Little Empire/Theodore/Paper Dolls, Tuesday, August 25
*Hurts to Laugh, Friday, August 28
*Titus Andronicus, Tuesday, September 8
*These United ... More >>