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  • AC/DC singer Brian Johnson and guitarist Malcom Young in New York - Mike Coppola - Getty
    AC/DC set to rock Quebec City in 2015?
    AC/DC fans in Canada may have an opportunity to see the band next summer. French media are reporting the Grammy-winning rockers are slated for an unconfirmed outdoor appearance on Sept. 2, 2015 in Quebec City, Quebec, at the Plains of Abraham...
  • Trisha Yearwood
    Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood at Boston's TD Garden this January
    Country superstars Garth Brooks and his wife Trisha Yearwood come to Boston for a series of shows at the TD Garden, Thursday January 22 through Sunday January 25. This is the first time in 17 years Brooks has visited Boston.Brooks recently release...
  • Buddy DeFranco
    Jazz Great Buddy DeFranco Dies At Age 91
    Renowned jazz clarinetist Buddy DeFranco — who collaborated with Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday and other top singers and musicians of his era — has died at the age of 91.DeFranco's family told The Associated Press on Friday that...
  • Ken Caillat and Richard Dashut make music.
    Fleetwood Mac and 'Making Rumours'
    Ever try listening to a Fleetwood Mac song and not singing along? It can’t be done. For me, Fleetwood Mac are memories of being a kid, car rides and Stevie Nicks’ voice over the radio-airwaves. During the early 80s when MTV emerged,...
  • Tom Principato to help the Mad Fox ring in New Years
    Tom Principato to help the Mad Fox ring in New Years
    Tom Principato is Northern Virginia guitar legend and a master of the Fender Telecaster. On New Year's Eve Tom will help the Mad Fox Brewing Company ring in 2015 in his hometown of Falls Church. Principato will be joined by keyboard/organ...
  • Hayes Carll in Little Rock
    Hayes and the Heathens make the holidays shine in Little Rock
    It’s become a holiday tradition in Arkansas for Hayes Carll to make an appearance and 2014 was no different. This was the second year in a row that Hayes played the Rev Room in Little Rock on the day after Christmas, but this time he brought...
  • Craig Wayne Boyd and Blake Shelton
    Craig Wayne Boyd sees first single debut at No. 1
    After winning the seventh season of “The Voice,” it’s a sure bet that Craig Wayne Boyd did not expect his debut single to debut at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart. That is a feat that has only been achieved...
  • Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues Band
    Folk Music Never Takes a Holiday
    Ok, it actually does. New Years Day is for bowl games. Lots of music on the other days., though.Tuesday, December 30."Winter Magic at Year's End" on Folk Festival with Lilli Kuzma, 90.9 FM, or www.wdcb.org. 8 PM.Wednesday, December...
  • Madonna
    Madonna Hits Number One On iTunes In Over 40 Countries
    Madonna is hitting all the right notes this holiday season and her new music has gone to #1 in over 40 countries on iTunes charts around the world, including the U.S., with the release of six songs from her forthcoming album Rebel Heart. In seven...
  • Anna Dennis
    Voices of Music will continue their season with settings of 17th-century poetry
    The eighth season of Voices of Music continues next month with a program entitled The Great Poets: From Shakespeare to Dryden. Soprano Anna Dennis will be visiting from London for an evening of settings of seventeenth-century poetry. The program...
  • Sam Woolf
    American Idol 2014 Finalist, Sam Woolf Releases "Pretend"
    In one of the more anticipated independent releases of 2014, Sam Woolf releases his debut EP album "Pretend". The album features his acclaimed vocals and organic style with original lyrics reflecting emotions held close as he navigated...
  • Boxcar Chief
    Schwindy's indie music spotlight: Boxcar Chief
    When you think about bands that are new to you, they often have one thing in common. Namely, they are recommended by someone you know - whether it's a friend or an acquaintance. Boxcar Chief was recommended to yours truly by an acquaintance...
  • Recommended live bands for Toronto New Year's Eve December 31, 2014
    Recommended live bands for Toronto New Year's Eve December 31, 2014
    As an Examiner.com music reviewer, I've compiled a short list of recommended Toronto bands to catch on New Year's Eve. If you're a fan of live music and looking for a party to attend, these should help you make you choice of where to...
  • Inspiring classic rock songs featuring girl’s names
    10 inspirational classic rock hits featuring ladies names
    No matter the century, decade or era, many songs have been written about a particular girl or lady in mind. Their names have even been immortalized in the very song title itself. That is equally as true of many songs from the classic rock ages....
  • Between the sheets tour heading to Detroit
    Chris Brown and Trey Songz bring the "Between the Sheets" tour to Detroit
    Tour: Between The SheetsFeaturing: Chris Brown, Trey Songz & TygaVenue: Joe Louis ArenaDate: February 15, 2015Since its conception through an instagram conversation Chris Brown and Trey Songz have been avidly planning and promoting the now...