Donovan (Singer)

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    Why Talk More About Jay-Z's Cuba Trip Than Rick Ross's Date Rape Rap?

    Having solved all of the country's economic problems, come to an agreement on DOMA, and figured out what to do about gun control, the American government finally has time to focus on what really matters: where richer-than-God superstars Jay-Z and Beyoncé spend their obscenely luxurious vacations. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Shows in Phoenix This Weekend

    It's the weekend. Oh, yesh. We're pumped to bring your our Top Five Must-See Shows in Phoenix this Weekend. See also: -Eight Must-See Concerts Over St. Patrick's Weekend in Metro Phoenix

  • Music

    March 14, 2013
  • Blogs

    February 26, 2013

    decker. Probably Isn't Going to Use Kickstarter Ever Again, Even Though It Helped Pay for the Band's Awesome New Album

    It took a successful Kickstarter campaign, numerous fundraising shows, and generous outpouring from the local music community, but Sedona's decker. has successfully completed its fourth album, Slider (no relation to the T.Rex record of the same name) and was able to replace the instruments damaged i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2012

    The Best of SXSW Music: Saturday 3/17/2012

    So, we come to it: the end of all things. Four days of madness, Doritos, Skrillex and finally, St. Patrick's Day. Before we bid SXSW 2012 farewell, allow us to share our favorite moments from SXSW day four. Later, we'll let you know which shows weren't so hot. Find our favorites below, and if there ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    Red Hot Chili Peppers Coming to Arizona; Is Coachella 2012 Next?

    The Red Hot Chili Peppers, now featuring Anthony Kiedis as Machete ​Those speculating about Coachella 2012 (I for one would love to see Refused, but a reunion would ruin the whole breakup, and if Tom Waits is indeed playing, I'll probably soil myself) should take note of the little logo at the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    Psychedelic Legend Donovan Visits the MIM

    ​On Monday, October 10, British songwriter and psychedelic legend Donovan (born Donovan Philips Leitch) visited the Musical Instrument Museum, strolling around the exhibits and conducting interviews with writers about the history of music and education. Speaking with Donovan was really something ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    Happy 70th Birthday Bob Dylan: The Seven Best "New Dylans"

    ​ Bob Dylan turns 70 today. The man who gave us "The Times They Are A-Changin'," the man who wrote "Like a Rolling Stone," "Mr. Tambourine Man," and "With God On Our Side." Over the years, he's influenced and remained busy. He inspired Sam Cook to write "A Change is Gonna Come," and even gave his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2010

    Alice Cooper Nominated to Join Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    ​Local boy Alice Cooper is up for induction into Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Better news yet, this year's field is so weak he appears to be a shoo-in.Actually, this year's list of 15 nominees is probably no weaker than last year when, somehow, ABBA was inducted into the rock and roll h ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 16, 2010

    Shawn Phillips Is Stranger Than Fiction

    Meet Navy rescuer and true rock and roll Zelig

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    John Lennon's Assassin Up for Parole -- Yoko Opposes the Plea

    Mark Chapman -- the man who killed John Lennon.​Mark Chapman, the man who killed John Lennon in December of 1980 is scheduled to be interviewed by the parole board of the Attica prison in New York next week, NME reports. He's currently serving a sentence of twenty years to life for Lennon's mu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    Over the Weekend: Dir en Grey, Deerhunter, Night Train and More

    Whoa! A little turkey and merriment and next thing you know it feels like months since we were hitting the blogosphere full force with all the music, arts and culture it can handle. We've got a lot to catch up on:  Night Train Up on the Sun is counting down to the Light Rail opening on December 27 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2008

    Deerhunter Impresses Without Gimmicks at Modified on Nov. 29

    See more shots of Deerhunter in our slide show.By Michael Brooks CryerWatching Deerhunter's bassist, Josh Fauver, stare into the audience is like watching Donovan have a dream about bemusement. Of course, Deerhunter isn't trying to confuse - they're trying to transcend. Saturday's show at Modified d ... More >>

  • Music

    May 15, 2008

    Colin Meloy

    Colin Meloy Sings Live!
    (Kill Rock Stars)

  • Music

    April 3, 2008

    Elf Power

    In a Cave

  • Dining

    January 26, 2006

    Pox Populi

    Odds are against the few good bites

  • Music

    August 30, 2001

    Stalk-Forrest Group, Blue Öyster Cult

    St.Ceilia: The Elektra Recordings (Rhino Handmade),Blue Öyster Cult Tranny and Mutation Secret Treaties Agents of Fortune (Columbia/Legacy), Curse of the Hidden Mirror (CMC International)

  • Music

    April 19, 2001

    Once More, Mr. Nice Guy

    Reminted Billion Dollar Babies recalls a time when Alice Cooper ruled the world and didn't have to become the 34th president to do it

  • Music

    October 19, 2000

    Born to Die

    Knowing how Nick Drake expired helps bring his music to life

  • Music

    August 17, 2000

    Weird Impressions

    Two new sets of reissues document the strange side of a pair of jazz giants

  • Music

    September 9, 1999

    Out of Their Heads

    Anton Newcombe, leader of the Brian Jonestown Massacre, is terrifically obsessive -- and potentially dangerous

  • Music

    October 22, 1998

    Soul Music

    Wailing Souls take their vintage reggae skank into the realm of psychedelia

  • Music

    January 22, 1998

    Eclipse of the Sonny

    Sonny Bono's 1967 solo debacle captured the moment when pop music passed him by

  • Music

    July 31, 1997

    Miller's Crossing

    The Old 97's form from wreckage of musical mishaps

  • Music

    July 11, 1996
  • Film

    May 30, 1996
  • Music

    November 30, 1995
  • Music

    May 4, 1995
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    September 22, 1994



  • Music

    January 17, 1990

    Grapes Juice

    The Grapes of Wrath, newcomers to folk city