At one point during our early morning interview, singer and performer Clay Aiken yawned.
It was a deep, expressive yawn. He did not ask to be excused, but he didn't need to: Aiken is among the most affable, pleasant, and charming interviews I've ever enjoyed. Plus, the guy has every reason to be w ... More >>
Kregle is one of the FOX Sports Arizona Girls. Check them out on Facebook here.
When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? Usually 104.7 KISS-FM. Other than that, I usually have my iPod plugged in. There's nothing like jamming ... More >>
Al Jarreau ca. 1983There's lots of diversity in this week's just announced shows, with offerings from The Black Lips, Danzig, Keith Urban and KUPD's U-Fest. None of those artists, however, have won a Grammy in three -- count 'em, three -- different categories. Al Jarreau has. Hell, he joins Micha ... More >>
Jen RogersThe Phoenix Chorale tearing up Seattle.If you believe that record sales equal musical relevance, then you may think that classical music -- which accounted for less than 3 percent of all record sales in 2009 -- needs to be locked up in some museum archive along with the dinosaur bones. ... More >>
So we'll have more American Idol in Phoenix coverage for you later, but I couldn't resist putting up a quick post on Scott MacIntyre, the visually impaired singer from Scottsdale who's about to win America's heart. MacIntyre is, indeed, gifted, and he and his family are one of the most charming inte ... More >>
We've been searching for more on Scott MacIntyre, the visually-impaired Scottsdale singer who stole the show on American Idol tonight and are turning up lots of interesting stuff on him.
Though The Arizona Republic has set up an "Idol Central" they don't really have anything Phoenix-oriented, and, ... More >>
By Randall Roberts
You don't need a half-wit music critic to tell you it's been a
remarkable year for America, one historians will be discussing and
researching for centuries to come. War, financial collapse, politics,
technology: All have been dinner-table topics for many Americans.
Racial barrier ... More >>