Saturday, May 28, 2011

Gone Fishin!

Taking a 3 day break from the Music Digest, but please check out my Facebook page for musical doings there! The Digest will return on Tuesday, May 31. Aloha!

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Thursday Music Digest

Stupid Music's Mystery Man

New Stupid Music from Cowbop

The Dillard Jazz Band goes to court

Celebrating tap's Sole Music

Eddie Vedder talks ookelele

On top, unafraid to step back

3 New Orleans acts hit Billboard's Top 10

How The Beatles were almost drafted?

The final lineup for Telluride Blues and Brews announced

And the healing power of hula dancing

Monday, May 23, 2011


Texas Legislature names Western Swing as the Official Music of Texas!

(Yet Another) Stormy Monday Music Digest

Another update on the "Hawaiian Grammy Awards" coming up

Checking out Expresso

Previewing next month's Ocho Rios Jazz Festival

Keeping Abbey Lincoln's music alive

A new Tiny Tim collection coming out

The magic of youtube

Vinnie Vincent gets in trouble

Exploring Congo Square

The Billboard 2011 Music Awards results

And John Lennon's microphone sells for big bucks

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Saturday Music Digest

BLOGGER had some technical difficulties on Thursday. That morning I posted my normal Thursday morning music digest but later when I checked all of that portals blogs were in READ ONLY mode as they were experiencing technical issues. All seems to be well now!

CDs for long road trips

Bobby Vee hits 50

An updated list of summer concerts on New York's Governors Island

Healing beams going out to blues singer Etta James...

The life and times of Maggie Houlihan

Berklee professors head to the Big Easy

Where Stevie Wonder also got an honorary degree!

Christopher Cross sighted

New inductions into the Music City Walk of Fame

And Jody Nix keeps Stupid Music alive

Friday, May 13, 2011

Friday Music Digest

Bass Island!

The gates at Strawberry Fields are removed?

Previewing New Mexico's Silver City Blues Festival

George Harrison Lane in Warsaw?

The final lineup for Essence in NO

Weekend at Burnie's

Checking out the US Air Guitar Championships

Thrash-inducing metalcore

30 years of heat in Tampa Bay

And R.I.P. to guitarist Cornell Dupree,0,1008393.story

Belated Thursday Music Digest

Blogger has technical problems

Los Lonely Boys grow up

Ronnie Laws sighted

Lennon's White House

Where Blues had a baby and named it Rock and Roll

Preview of this weekend's Cotee River Festival

Mama Jugs heads to The Village

Going to the Cannes Film Fest with the new George Harrison movie

Berklee College of Music students lend a helping hand down South

Checking out this weekend's Rosario Guitar Festival

And live jazz at the Wahiawa Pineapple Festival!

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Tuesday Music Digest

A new season for the St. Louis Classical Guitar Society

Roy Clark Talks Story about "Hee Haw"

A new Tango album

The lineup for this year's W.C.Handy Festival is announced

Talking Moody with Justin Hayward

Cream of the Crop

A visit to the JazzFest International Plaza, which this year features Haitian music

Recapping this week's new episode of "Treme"

The best rhythm guitarists

A hard rock memory tour of America

And a video visit to last weekend's Merrie Monarch Hula Festival on the Big Island

Monday, May 2, 2011

05/02 Music Digest

The spirit of Kidd Jordan at JazzFest

Dr. John remembers his funky drummer

A new biopic about Charley Pride

A roundup of new jazz albums

Help's on the way for instruments in the air

Nothing beats the Khumalo Experience!

Checking out next weekend's Gator By the Bay Fest

New Orleans returns the gift of music to Japan

The OTHER festival in Louisiana this past weekend

And going Beyond Tango