Friday, August 27, 2010

Friday Music Digest

In the room with Hendrix at the White Mountain Boogie and Blues Fest here in NH.

A chat with Black Crowes drummer Steve Gorman

Bluesweek kicks off in St. Louis

A new LA supergroup

A review of Duke Robillard's new album

Rolling Stone picks the top 10 Beatles songs

How New Orleans musicians have impacted the music scene in Austin

Volunteers-the driving force behind our Northeast folk festivals,152273

Man arrested for playing guitar!

And a preview of the Giant Steppes of Jazz International Music Festival in Mongolia

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Hump Day Music Digest

Uncle Tom Moffatt checks in from Kaneohe Bay

Elvin Bishop comes to New Hampshire-I was there but you don't see the back of my head in this clip

Music in the rain on Governors Island

Ringo's house may be saved-by Pamela Anderson?

Tom Jones rocks the blues

Donald Fagen talks about the Dukes of September's upcoming tour

See you later, Bobby Charles

Our NRBQ friend Euclid Joe is opening a new record store

Nokia rolls out a new music phone

And a new kind of Guitar Fest

Monday, August 23, 2010

Stormy Monday Music Digest (We Need the Rain!)

Thanks to the music, Governors Island in New York Harbor has already set a new attendance record this summer

Recap of the Big Bull Falls Blues Festival in Wisconsin

Behind the scenes of "Louis", a new film about Satchmo

Rosanne Cash reaps her reward

Not Stupid Music, but a new group called Slightly Stoopid is making some waves!

The pianist as Pugilist

NASA launches a Wakeup Song Contest for the remaining flights of the Space Shuttle

Dylan returns to the Monterey Fairgrounds for the first time since...1964!

Concertos by Rodrigo and Assad, with a little Firesign Theatre thrown in..

And Let's Dance to Barrence Whitfield and The Savages

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Facebook Alert

I attended the annual White Mountain Boogie and Blues Festival here in New Hampshire Saturday-please check out my Facebook page for some nice photos!

Sunday Music Digest

John Hiatt talks about the "Rolling Stones of East L.A."

Classical music news? Seiji Ozawa ponders getting into politics

Mama Iconic-Hugh Masekela remembers his former wife, Miriam Makeba

Steve Miller gets a teaching gig at USC

Resonance of pure genius

Dixie comes to Boston

Sonic Youth sighted

The return of Billy Idol

A report from Maine's Machias Wild Blueberry Festival,151925

And free that tenor sax!

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Midweek Music Digest

Our weekly roundup of music news from the 50th State with "Uncle" Tom Moffatt

Speaking of which, a wrap of last weekend's 28th Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival

Ringo's birthplace facing the bulldozers!

Finalists announced for the 10th Fortune Battle of the Corporate Bands

50 years ago yesterday, the Beatles played their first gig,0,6896520.story

2 new American Music Masters

A second product line revives a struggling guitar maker

R.I.P. to funk bass player Robert Wilson

Clint Eastwood chats about his love of jazz music

And some new chamber music reviewed