Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Wednesday Music Digest

Uncle Tom spots James Caan

Thoughts on gardening, libraries, and Stupid Music

New Stupid Music from The Hag

Nominations for the Class of 2012 in Cleveland

20 years after Miles

The L.A. Philharmonic goes Gershwin

Family Fugue

Culture Days in Canada

Previewing Halloween in New Orleans

And today's Starr Report!

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Tuesday Music Digest

An Arkansas town's 15 minutes of Beatles Fame

A Phoenix blues venue turns 20

Recap of the Denton (TX) Blues Fest

The 2011 Cutting Edge Music Conference gets ready to roll in NOLA

A resurgence of the Mardi Gras Indians

Woody Allen and his jazz band have another gig

Bosko and Honey take an Ookelele Honeymoon

Another interesting band name-All the Apparatus

The Beirut Jazz Fest turns 4

And R.I.P. to Romanian jazzman Johnny Raducanu

Monday, September 19, 2011

Monday Music Digest

Talking Story with Taj

Too Much Fun at Monterey

Checking out Knaggs Guitars

A preview of this week's International Guitar Festival

Wilco does Toronto

R.I.P. to Tulsa's "Grandma Guitar"

Checking out the Blast Furnace Blues Festival,0,1636143.story

ACL-Fest, Day 1

Maybe the new George Harrison film is NOT opening in Liverpool?

And Brilliant Corners of Popular Amusement

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Thursday Music Digest

Amy Hānaiali‘i heads to the Pacific NW

NPR at Monterey Jazz

A visit to a World Music Fest in Chicago

Diane Schuur goes country?

Elvis' first guitar goes on the auction block

Bobby Bittman sighting

Robert Gordon-still playing rockabilly

Fans don't like the new sound system at Lambeau Field?

New Ookelele Music from NZ

And Eric Clapton's daughter hires a singer for her wedding

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Thursday Music Digest

Spam and Hawaiian Music

A preview of the San Francisco Jazz Fest

Learning the language of the saxophone

Remembering a Stupid Music legend, Bob's brother Johnnie Lee Wills

A visit to the Triumph Music Academy

A new monument for the grave of Les Paul

A new Cort Arona electric bass guitar

Cirque de Soleil visits NOLA

More new releases

And how The Yardbirds played the pop music game

Aloha Uncle Tom?

Apparently Midweek Magazine, where Uncle Tom Moffatt had his weekly "Uncle Tom's Gabbin' " column, has folded. Oh well.

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

No Uncle Tom!

Our weekly Wednesday feature column from Uncle Tom Moffatt seems to have gone off the air. Will see what I can find out.

Wednesday Music Digest

New Stupid Music from Robert Earl Keen

Rock the Bells on GI

Ringo talks about Elvis and Little Richard

Happy 75th to Buddy Holly,0,7140022.story

Hugh Laurie releases his first album

A review of Candye Kane's latest

R.I.P. to New Orleans music legend Wardell Querzege

A roundup of some new releases

A visit to the Pearl Jam Museum

And a wrapup of this year's Detroit Jazz Festival

Monday, September 5, 2011

Gone Fishin'

Happy Labor Day!