If you were a dad, you'd probably have circled a certain date on your calendar months ago. (And no, it wasn't Mother's Day, you big silly.) What date is that, you might ask? Why, this coming Saturday, May 17. That's the night that the whole goddamn universe is going to explode because Foreigner is c ... More >>
Nas and Lauryn Hill Monday, October 29, at the Palladium Ballroom, $54.75 This pairing is an inspired one, and especially notable for fans of Lauryn Hill, who have been wondering where the follow-up to 1998's The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill has been hiding. That (hopefully) comes with the release of ... More >>
Father John MistyTuesday, October 16, at House Of BluesJosh Tillman's debut as Father John Misty, Fear Fun, is already penciled in many music critics' 2012 best-of lists. Reports about his May show at Sons of Hermann Hall were excellent. We can only expect this show to be just as solid.
Following up his 35th (!!) studio album, Tempest, out September 11, Bob Dylan will be rolling into Verizon Theatre on Thursday, November 1, with Mark Knopfler. More info to come when tickets go on sale. Honestly, I wrote this post so I could have an excuse to use this photo. It gets me every time.
September's CDs produce more beef than a Western Sizzlin'
Friday, July 28, at Uncle Calvin's Coffee House
A Shot at Glory veers just wide of its goal
Small World Big Band (Warner Music UK)
The Moss Brothers are a novelty act -- until you hear them
Our quarterly roundup of the latest in music books
The Chieftains prove folk music can be popular -- as long as you record with Elvis Costello and The Rolling Stones
Kris Kristofferson has lived a dozen lifetimes, and they keep on coming