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  • November 29 Speckfest
    November 29: Willie Roy’s Warehouse in Gallup hosts Speckfest
    Prepare yourself for the oncoming onslaught that is Speckfest Twenty Fourteen. On November 29, the following bands will perform at Willie Roy’s Warehouse in Gallup, New Mexico: Hemlock, Bloodline, Sleep Tastes Pretty, Mutilated Tyrant, A...
  • János Starker
    A new recording of Starker doing twentieth-century cello concertos is a delight
    Last June I took great pleasure in writing about Decca’s release of a box of all the recordings that cellist János Starker made on the Mercury Living Presence label. Nevertheless, for all of the breadth of repertoire in this ten-CD set, I...
  • Divalicious
    The Torch Club and Sac Groove present Divalicious for Alibe Aware
    On Dec. 7, 2014, The Torch Club and Sac Groove will present an Albie Aware benefit that will fill the house with deliciously talented Divas. The "Divalicious" event will run for five hours from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. at The Torch Club located...
  • Marion Barry has died
    Beloved D.C. 'Mayor for Life' Marion Barry, Jr. passes away at 78
    Although he had not officially held the title for several years, for many in Washington, D.C. Marion Barry, Jr. would always be affectionately known as mayor. On Sunday, November 23, 2014, D.C.'s "Mayor for Life" passed away at age...
  • Dave Grohl's 'Sonic Highways' hypes Doors participation
    Dave Grohl's 'Sonic Highways' hypes Doors participation
    The Doors are a legendary band and sometimes that status is used to hype or give greater attention to projects that might not ordinarily get attention were it not for the involvement of The Doors, no matter how peripheral. Dave Grohl’s HBO...
  • American Music Awards
    The 2014 American Music Awards airs live tonight
    The American Music Awards will be broadcasted live tonight, Sunday, Nov 23 at 8p.m. ET on ABC. Pitbull will be hosting the event from The Nokia Theatre L.A.The star-studded event is filled with a list of great performers including Jennifer Lopez...
  • Daniil Trifonov
    Daniil Trifonov will return to Carnegie Hall as part of his United States tour
    Next month 23-year-old Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov will begin his 2014–15 season of performances in the United States with his third solo recital at Carnegie Hall. He has prepared an ambitious program that will feature both Ludwig van...
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Anniversary
    Voices of Music begins its eighth season with ‘virtuoso concertos’
    Last night the Voices of Music early music ensemble, co-directed by Hanneke van Proosdij and David Tayler, gave the first San Francisco performance of its 2014–2015 (eighth) season at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church. The title of the...
  • Ummagma
    Ukrainian/Canadian duo Ummagma's 'Kiev' is a delight of synth and dream pop
    Do you miss the heyday of legendary Goth club Man Ray in Cambridge, MA? Then Ummagma's “Kiev Remixes” is for you. Though this LP is nine versions of the same song, each track is like a completely different soundscape. “Kiev...
  • The Spinners New and Improved Album Cover
    Dionne Warwicke loses a dollar
    Here’s why this album should be in your collection!“Then Came You,” the monster hit from New And Improved (1974) by the Spinners, rejuvenated Dionne Warwick’s career. But it almost didn’t happen.After a decade at...
  • Dionne Warwick Album Cover
    Make way, indeed
    Here’s why this album should be in your collection!Make Way for Dionne Warwick (1964) became the singer’s breakthrough album.Dionne Warrick began her solo career tentatively in 1962. Although she was packaged to appeal to pop audiences...
  • The Beatles
    Your weekly Beatles calendar: Fab Four don't pass the audition in 1962
    Exhibits:"Ladies and Gentleman...The Beatles!" Now at History Miami untilJanuary 18. 2015. History Miami 101 West Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33130. Co-produced by the Grammy Museum and Fab Four Exhibits.Movies:“Good Ol' Freda...
  • The Marvel Experience
    Are you experienced? Marvel’s Heroes and Villains to overrun Phoenix
    The world can never get enough heroes. And thanks to Hero Ventures, this little part of the world is about to get a whole bunch more. The Los Angeles-based live entertainment company announced Nov. 21 that it is launching The Marvel Experience at...
  • Eric Church on 2014 The Outsiders tour in Green Bay, Wis.
    Eric Church feeds country and rock to Green Bay
    Music fans packed the Resch Center in Green Bay, Wis., on Nov. 20 for Eric Church on the first leg of The Outsiders tour. The night also featured Dwight Yoakam as support and Halestorm opened the show on their first night of several dates on the...
  • Rolling-Stones-2014
    Rolling Stones end '14 on Fire' tour in Auckland, New Zealand
    The Rolling Stones ended their "14 on Fire" tour with a concert at the Mount Smart Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand, on Nov. 18, 2014. According to an announcement on the official Rolling Stones website, the performance of "Like a...