Friday, January 28, 2011

Friday Music Digest

New Stupid Music pays tribute to The King

Talking Story with Myles Kennedy

Preview of this year's Fest for Beatles Fans in NYC

The Blues-not just a music genre

Yemen Blues beneath a desert sky

50 must-see music festivals in...Alabama

International Guitar Night in Milwaukee

A new Epiphone Les Paul ookelele!

Nashville braces itself for TARRQ

And Happy 70th to Bobby Hutcherson!

25 Years Ago Today...

Remembering the crew of Challenger...

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Midweek Music Digest

OK, I only had 5 items yesterday, so have 15 items today! Enjoy!

Uncle Tom takes time out from selling BB King tickets to Gab

Former lovers of The Beatles stage an exhibit

Honoring Robin Rogers

The Bamboo Room to reopen

Happy 50th to Arhoolie Records

Previewing the 2011 music season at the Hollywood Bowl

Who will sing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl?

Lil' Wayne to return to N.O.

A visit to Reuben Cox' Old Style Guitar Shop

R.I.P. to guitarist Frank Longay

Does every artist need a business license?

A visit with Nellie McKay

New Hula classes in the Seattle area

The Newport Music Festivals return to non-profits

And the spirit of Studs Terkel expressed in jazz,0,7182405.column

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

(Abbreviated) Tuesday Music Digest

Only 5 items today-a computer snafu last night wiped out a bunch of my material. Hopefully it's fixed and we'll be back to normal tomorrow.

Mel Tillis sighting

Marsalis and Clapton onstage in April

R.I.P. to Brian Rust-Father of the modern discography

Talking Story with Lloyd Miller

And a common language in dance

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Midweek Music Digest

Uncle Tom time! Uncle is a busy guy, he just sold out the first Elton John show on Mau'i and added a second, and also just booked BB King for the Islands

Latest news from the Philadelphia Folksong Society

A new Beatles Museum opens

Candye Kane puts her life onstage

Latest news from the Mother-In-Law Lounge in New Orleans...Kermit Ruffins takes over!

6 new Martin Guitars for 2011

Spinner's 50 Greatest Riffs

Jazz and Popular Song Series 2011 at Lincoln Center announced

50 Great Moments in Jazz: Carla Bley

And R.I.P. to Don Kirshner