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Change of SubjectChicago resident Jonas Friddle won the folk category in the 2012 John Lennon Songwriting Contest, and he and members of his band, Jonas Friddle and the Majority, performed it at the recent National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) show in......
Like the troubadours of old, banjo-playing singer Abigail Washburn gets around. She went to college in Colorado and Vermont; played, worked and traveled up and down the East Coast in her early twenties; spent significant time in China; and is now a...
Tags: Music, China, Bluegrass (genre), Washington, DC, Evanston
When I began using the music program Spotify sometime last year, it changed my music-listening life. With literally any and all of the world’s recorded music now available in a five second search, it was like suddenly having the Holy Grail as your...
Tags: Music, Social Media, Kid Rock, Entertainment
Into a live music scene already stuffed with clubs, City Winery promises something different: Music and food in a wine-country atmosphere. But will it be enough to draw traffic from already well-trafficked clubs and restaurants within miles, if not a...
RedEye Sound BoardWhy should eclectic music be forced to confirm to society's standards of "big cities" and "predictable venues"? That seems to be the thinking behind Mumford and Sons' "Gentlemen of the Road Stopover" events, during which the English folk act will...
firstname.lastname@example.orgThe 2012-2013 season at Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts will feature acts ranging from The Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma and Huey Lewis and the News to the rock musical “Hair” and “Yellow Dubmarine,” a reggae...
RedEye Sound BoardYou may or may not have heard of many of the acts coming to Millennium Park this summer for the annual Downtown Sound series and the new Loops and Variations program. Needless to say, that's no reason to let your eyes glaze over and assume you still...
Pop & HissRemembering bluegrass banjo player Earl Scruggs, who died on Wednesday at age 88. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts explores the legendary American musician's influence....
Pop & HissNicki Minaj's second album, "Pink Friday ... Roman Reloaded," was released Monday. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts reviews it....
Pop & HissBanjo player Abigail Washburn performed with Kai Welch at the Getty Center's Harold M. Williams Auditorium on Saturday. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts was there, and writes about it....
Pop & HissThe Carolina Chocolate Drops performed at Royce Hall on Friday night. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts was there....
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