Friday, August 31, 2012

Last Day of August Music News You Can Use

11 Items for the price of 10 today!

Pig Out Time this weekend on G.I.

This year's Sounds of Australia are named

A preview of the new George Martin documentary

Chicago's Logan Center announces its opening weekend lineup,0,7697476.column

"Soul Power" is finally being released on video

A preview of this weekend's Blues For Blue Festival


It's Rhythm and Roots time in Rhode Island

Remembering "SCTV"

How to select the right guitar case

And Eddie Van Halen is In Hospital

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Hump Day Music News You Can Use

Hoping all of our musical friends in New Orleans are OK!

Midweek with Uncle Tom Moffatt this week's exciting episode, Tom takes a plane ride with Priscilla Presley, then gets to sit in Larry King's box at Chavez Ravine!

The Lost Songs of Coleman Hawkins

Could Thelonious Monk win his own competition?

A Guitar Hero Quest

Latest guitar gadget-magnetic guitar picks!

Looking at some new online guitar shops

Doing a Hurricane in New Orleans at Pat's Lounge

Holy Flying Circus!

Almost time for the annual Slack Key Guitar Fest on The Big Island

And a photo gallery from this year's Telluride Ride Festival

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Rainy Tuesday Music News You Can Use

Daniel Ho heads to the Grammy Museum in L.A.

Hanging with Zakk Wylde at Ozzfest

Dieselbilly Guitar Legend Bill Kirchen goes Home to Ann Arbor

The Just a Guitar Concert Series continues

A new music TV offering from Austin

New Orleans musicians who left after Katrina look eastward as Isaac bears down

The Missouri State Archives hosts a show about pre-war Blues music in St. Louis

Ray Davies sightings

Just months after his untimely death, Michael Burks' final CD comes out

And a list of The World's Richest Drummers

Monday, August 27, 2012

Monday Music News You Can Use

Got Jazz? Lotsa that today!

Diana Krall remembers Neil Armstrong

A visit to Harlem's Charlie Parker Jazz Fest

R.I.P. to Hartford jazz bassist Charles Flores,0,6266063.story

Happy 30th B-Day to the Nyack Music Company

Nordic Thunder

How the darkness got Jimmy Page's guitar

Checking out this year's Howlin' Wolf Fest

"Sugar Man"

Jazzman Owen Bryce calls it a day

And how to react to Jazz music

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Gone Fishin'

Back Sunday!

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Thursday Music News You Can Use

Jazz in the Pines Turns 19

Update on the Hawai'i Stevie Wonder non-concert

Guitars built from Scratch

B.B. King and his private time with Lucille

Season 3 of "Treme" is on deck

A Lady sings the Blues

A preview of the North River Blues Fest in MA

"Live at the Jive Hive" has folks buzzing

The Rite of Summer music festival gets set to wind down on G.I.

And a roundup of new releases and reissues

Monday, August 20, 2012

CAVU Monday Music News You Can Use

Time to plan ahead for a Caz Christmas

A new Cannonball Adderley reissue

Music, Mischief and Magic from Django

An upcoming reunion to remember Woody's Roadhouse in Western MA

A celebration of the music of B.B. King in Mississippi

A Santana reunion?

A new "Magical Mystery Tour" documentary

A preview of this weekend's Slow Foods Roots Music Festival in Washington State

Rocking out in a New Orleans church

And the missing years of Eric Johnson

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Sunday Music News You Can Use

Hukilau Lanai Time

Pat Metheny has a new band

A Charlie Parker Fest in Amsterdam

A new guitar show in Seattle

Guitar Anatomy: The Body

New guitar kits from Rockler

Axl Rose gets his day in court

12 nights of fundraising for Love in NOLA

Checking out this year's Sunset Strip Music Festival

A reunion for the Parish Hall Blues Quintet

And a rare early Ringo gig with Rory Storm is unearthed

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Saturday Music News You Can Use

New Stupid Music from Bob Dylan

Around the Jazz Internet

A preview of today's Salem Jazz and Soul Festival in MA

R.I.P. to music archivist Ann Kuebler

How to Shred on a guitar with your foot

Joe Walsh does Aspen

Def Leppard goes Silver

A visit to the Vail Jazz Party

An update on Willie Nelson's Railroad Revival Tour

Wrapup of the 2012 Fest for Beatles Fans

And Edgar Winter Talks Story (and Johnny)

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Stormy Wednesday Music News You Can Use

Got Poi? Some Hawaiian Music News today

Uncle Tom Moffatt travels from Hawai'i to Memphis for Elvis Week 2012. Tom of course is the K-POI Poi Boy DJ who introduced Colonel Parker and Elvis to the Hawaiian Islands all those years ago.

Almost time for Kokua Kailua

The lineup for the 28th Ka Himeni Music Competition is unveiled

Jazz St. Louis increases its numbers

A list of the winners from the San Diego Music Awards

Checking out this year's Sierra Nevada Classical Guitar Festival

The Philly Folk Fest heads into its second 50 years

New music on the way from Boston's Rick Berlin

Candye Kane, always raising money for a good cause

And making guitar history

Monday, August 13, 2012

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Old Home Day Music News You Can Use

Remembering John Koko of The Makaha Sons in song

Recalling the majesty of Charlie Parker,0,7618202.column

Almost time for Jazz by the River in Leavenworth

Japanese Flute Music on Kaua'i

A Plucking Star in the making?

Lineup for the Ojai World Music Fest

Legendary Louisiana race horse Star Guitar retires

Nils Lofgren is coming to Beantown

The first rare Les guitar goes on display in Waukesha

And Taj Mahal is still whistlin' the blues

Friday, August 10, 2012

Stormy Friday Music News You Can Use

Jazz this week in NYC

A French string quartet combines pop and jazz

The Miami Jazz Festival announces this year's schedule

The Killing Type

Mike Daly does electric table on his new album

Bringing guitar making into the 21st century

Analog Man comes to New Hampshire

A new guitar sculpture honoring Elvis

The top 10 modern blues guitarists

And 3 hard to find music movies finally make it onto DVD

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Thursday Music News You Can Use

It's Block Party Time in Lahaina

Checking out this year's North City Jazz Walk

Long Beach Jazz turns 25


A display of Rick Nielsen's guitars

R.I.P. to Marshall Tucker Band guitarist Stuart Swanlund

A guitar-shaped high rise in Nashville?

More on the live entertainment crackdown in NOLA

A Louis Armstrong House block party

And the Blues that Israelis never heard before

Monday, August 6, 2012

Sunday, August 5, 2012

Sunday Music News You Can Use

Previewing today's Newport Jazz Fest lineup

New Haven's Jazz Fest expands to a whole week

Santa Monica welcomes back Jazz on the Lawn

Ookelele at the Olympics

Checking out Illinois' Batavia Arts Fest

A visit to this year's Fort Worth Guitar Festival

R.I.P. to Rodan guitarist Jason Noble

Partying like it's 1981

The O'Jays, 50 years on

And Los Lobos send one out to Uncle Jerry