Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Good Night Irene

May be offline Sunday and Monday, Hurricane Irene is headed right at us!

Saturday Music Digest

Hot Club!

Backcountry Jazz: reaching kids through music

What You Said about jazz critics

Classical Music: a vintage year

Happy 80th to Ira Sullivan,0,3750507.column

The Swedes set a world record

Latest "guitar news"

A new music center in NOLA

Checking out Chicago's North Coast Music Fest

And the Red Hook Music Festival gets Hurricaned Out

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Gone Fishin'

1 day hiatus, back tomorrow!

Monday, August 15, 2011

Stormy Monday Music Digest

A trip to the new Big Sky Classical Music Fest

Jazz down under in New Zealand

Uncle Chickie and gang roll on with RTF

Carlos Santana says slashing Grammy categories is "racist"

An honor for Aretha

Beauty, Eh? A hockey stick guitar

Speaking of guitars, Star Guitar wins another race

Far Out

A Christian musician remembers Katrina

And George Thorogood goes back to Blues School,0,3653256.story

Monday, August 8, 2011

Monday Music Digest

Two Dukes

A trip to Newport Jazz

Checking out the Fairbanks Summer Arts Fest

The Rip Tide

Lollapalooza 2011 rolls on

Acoustic guitar making at the New Hampshire Craftsmen's Fair

A Lowell Folk Festival for Rhode Island?

Remembering a man named Gottschalk

Saturday Night at the Edmonton Folk Festival

And Hippiefest heads to Jersey

Saturday, August 6, 2011

Get De Led Out!

I got this nice snapshot of Hawaiian Slack Key Master Uncle Ledward Ka'apana at last weekend's Lowell Folk Festival....

Saturday Music Digest

Another Stupid Music update from Cow Bop

Another nice review for the new NRBQ disc

Paki Jazz tops the Western charts?

War brings in the funk

Hawaiian Ookelele goes mainstream

A Japanese flute Grand Master comes to Kaua'i

Stan Freberg, Year 85!

A nice stolen guitar story for a change,0,7726294.story

Psychedelia of Many Colours

And a trip to Mariachi El Bronx

Thursday, August 4, 2011

And Yet More Lowell Folk Fest

More Lowell Folk Fest

Thursday Music Digest

NRBQ heading to the Lone Star State this fall

Aloha Spirit

A preview of the 17th Lansing Jazz Fest

The Definitive Bill Evans

Recap of the 34th Canmore Folk Festival

17 Hippies

New tuneage from John Hiatt

The Armstrong Aria

Paul McCartney at Wrigley Field,59889/

And the top 10 Beatles songs

Lowell Folk Fest 2011...Fiddlin' Around

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Lowell Folk Festival 2011...Too Much Fun!

Bill Kirchen on the JFK Stage doing his 10+ minute version of "Hot Rod Lincoln"

Lowell Folk Festival 2011

Here's a nice shot I got of Telecaster Master Bill Kirchen, who was the original guitarist for Commander Cody 40 years ago. Bill did a 10+ minute version of "Hot Rod Lincoln" that brought the house down!

Tuesday Music Digest

Remembering "Muswell Hillbillies" (with a little NRBQ thrown in!)

Talking Story with George Wein

A new Miles Davis reissue

Ookelele on the beach

Air Guitar Time at WOMAD

Win a real Les Paul guitar!

Guitar World magazine covers thru the years

Checking out New Orleans' Satchmo Fest

Music therapy for depression

And a reprise of the "Graceland" concert, 25 years later

Monday, August 1, 2011

Bill Kirchen @ Lowell 2011!

August 1st Music Digest

A visit to Newport

A Portland jazz man gets his stolen horn back

R.I.P. to lyricist Fran Landesman

A Lowell Folk Festival Sampler

A guitar with 7 strings

A wood shortage threatens the world's best guitars

Preview of a new music special for PBS

10 things you might not know about music festivals,0,4302384.story

A roundup of new recordings

And remember the Beatles Haircut?