Last night began the "In Performance at the White House" concert series, and focused on music from the civil rights era. Both Bob Dylan and Joan Baez performed, though not in fact together. (Initial buzz had specualted that they would be singing a duet.) Smokey Robinson, Yolanda Adams, the Blind ... More >>
As already revealed by Martin Cizmar, this weekend holds a bevy of entertainment for the Valley. Tempe has it's annual Music Fest and Florence will cast some Country Thunder down upon the masses. If neither of those spark your fancy and you want a fun (and cheap) way to enjoy the weekend weather whi ... More >>
Jerry Lawson & Talk of the Town
All he needs is a good blues nickname
Get a case of the Mondays at Hollywood Alley
MLK drama gets personal
Who doesn't kid themselves nowadays they can pull off a Christmas album? Thankfully, a few of this year's offerings don't suck.
Cuba and Beyoncé fire up the soul of the South
Lou Reed gets to interpret Edgar Allan Poe. He's excited.
The Blind Boys of Alabama bring their brand of Southern gospel closer to the mainstream -- and help keep roots music alive
With his latest star-powered release, Solomon Burke the King of Rock and Soul preaches to a new congregation
Hot Shots II(Astralwerks)
Despite the recent passing of some of heritage music's finest, the music continues to flourish thanks to a handful of fine new releases
Charlie Musselwhite: Bootlegger turned exterminator turner harp player extraordinaire