Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band @ Jobing.com Arena|12/6/12Who is Bruce Springsteen anyway?
The street rat poet singing about characters straight out of West Side Story? The balladeer casting American youth in B movie glory, Roy Orbison grandeur, and fleets of fast cars? The protest singer, ... More >>
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Editor's note: We're happy to bring you a special guest post by Houston Press/Rocks Off blogger Craig Hlavaty, who's hanging tough at SXSW.
Bruce Springsteen's Thursday started with a keynote speech in one of the big ballrooms at the Austin Convention Center, and ended with a mythic three-hour set ... More >>
Each year, we regretfully feel obligated to make this list. Musicians that touch our hearts and change our lives come and go.
Some of these musicians had long, fruitful careers, while others seemed like they were just getting started.
Poet-musician Gil Scott-Heron left a lasti ... More >>
What were you doing at 17? Chances are it wasn't half as rock 'n' roll as Nils Lofgren. At that tender age, he was playing on Neil Young's seminal record, After the Gold Rush, plopped down at a piano, which he had never spent much time playing, but where his experience on the accordion came i ... More >>
Beyonce will star alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in Clint Eastwood's upcoming remake of the 1937 Hollywood classic A Star Is Born, according to Consequence of Sound.As if she wasn't busy enough promoting her new album 4, which is doing quite well on the Billboard charts, Beyonce will take the lead f ... More >>
Pop music hit makers Train are making a "Drops of Jupiter" wine, according to Entertainment Weekly.Train's wine, which is a 2009 Petite Sirah, will be available for just $9.99 as of July 18. The proceeds from the sales will be donated to a charity called Family House.The idea for making the group ... More >>
"The Big Man" was an appropriate moniker for Clarence Clemons. At
6-feet-4 and 250 pounds, the saxophonist, who died Saturday from complications involving a recent stroke, was literally
quite large. But even his physical stature couldn't measure up
to his legendary sax skills as a 40-year memb ... More >>
Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn has released a track from his upcoming opera entitled Dr. Dee, according to Stereogum."Apple Carts" is the first track that Albarn has released from Dr. Dee. He recently performed an acoustic version of the piece on the Andrew Marr Show.Dr. Dee is an opera about Joh ... More >>