Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Hump Day Music News You Can Use

Uncle Tom remembers 1965, when Johnny Mathis and Hank Mancini came to Honolulu

This year's Jamaica Jazz and Blues Fest is coming to HBO

A preview of this fall's Berklee Beantown Fest

Halifax says goodbye to jazz icon Bucky Evans

Funky Frets

A new album from...Don Felder???

Gary Rossington Talks Story

Unc Lionel Batiste gets to stand up one final time

New Orleans' Horn Doctor gets his Hospital

And a Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governors Island

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Tuesday Music News You Can Use

The Hula Show is coming to S.F.

Mingus Lives

Remembering Jimmie Jones

Almost time for GromFest on Kaua'i

A recap of last weekend's Ookelele Festival on Waikiki Beach

Tommy Bolin finally gets a Box Set

Highlights from the first Firefly Fest

Today's vexing question-should Social media use be allowed in a Second Line?

Blues and Tall Ships in Halifax

And one last All Starr Band review (of the final show, of course!),0,290364.story

Saturday, July 21, 2012

What Makes Bob Holler

CAVU Saturday Music News You Can Use

Get a degree in MELE

Around the Jazz Internet

Keeping score of the all-time greats

Utah gets its own Ookelele Festival

Fender decides to NOT go public

New Orleans remembers Unc Lionel Batiste

Tipitina's wants to restore the House of Fess

Little Feat has a new album out

Dallas' House of Blues goes on the market

And the All-Starkeys do Pechanga

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Thursday Music News You Can Use

Prince Lot Hula Festival Time

The 2013 NEA Jazz Masters are announced

A new book about Jazz Standards

The Cameo turns 100

Koloa Plantation Days ready to kick off on the Garden Isle

Six String Summer Camp

How your guitar really can pay the bills

The World's largest playable guitar

Amy Winehouse's charity is funding music lessons in NOLA

And The Who announce their first U.S. tour in 4 years.,0,5335078.story

Monday, July 16, 2012

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Saturday Music News You Can Use

Got Poi? Lotsa Hawaiian music news this morning

A Stevie Wonder concert scandal in Hawai'i?

A new Judge for the Ka Himeni Ana music competition

Volcanoes Fest is today on the Big Isle

R.I.P. to jazz singer (and also Nat King Cole's wifey) Maria Cole

Checking out this year's Copenhagen Jazz Festival

"Chicago" ends a 15 year run in (where else?)

Ookelele Union

Professor Al Kooper chimes in on the Great Bob Dylan Guitar Mystery

Pitchfork Music Festival time

And a tough music decision for folks in Seattle tonight-Ringo Starr, or Ray Davies?

Friday, July 13, 2012

Friday the 13th Music News You Can Use

Watch out for Black Cats

Slack Key Masters head to Mau'i

Back home with Canada's greatest living Jazz musician, Oliver Jones

Tuning Up with the Toowoomba Ookelele Group

Boos in Newport in 1965,0,1299678.story

Speaking of which, who really has Dylan's guitar from that day?

Some new technology from Martin Guitar?

This year's best music-so far

A former Capitol Records exec remembers meeting John Lennon for the first time

Blues for the Zoo returns to Big Bear

And Ringo and the ASB hit Salt Lake

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Sunday Music News You Can Use

The Kaua'i Music Festival turns 10

While the Lenox Music Inn celebrates #75

Yet another report from Montreal Jazz 2012

"Missed it by that much!"

A traveling guitar museum in search of a home

R.I.P. to legendary Malaysian guitarist Paul Ponnudorai, who was only 51

Another Essence update from NOLA

As well as one from Waterfront Blues

Ringo Starr turns 72

And Talking Story with Ringo's photog

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Saturday Music News You Can Use

Got Poi? Quite a bit of Hawaiian Music in the news today...

It's Hawai'i State Farm Fare time on Windward O'ahu

'Ohana Day on Kaua'i

Another tribute to Makaha Son John Koko

Serving Ethiopian jazz fusion to the masses

An open letter to New Orleans' Jazz Journalists

Latest guitar toys

Meh Johnson-the legend of the Guitar Knight

Essence kicks off in NOLA

New music from Lisa Marie Presley

And Booker T. hits Waterfront Blues in Oregon

Monday, July 2, 2012

Gone Fishin'!

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