Sunday, September 30, 2012

Last Day of September Music News You Can Use

Toots Thieleman celebrates 90 years

Fender aims to stay Plugged In

The Funky Beat of Frenchmen Street,1,7241138.story

Ohio's MidPoint Music Festival needs Porta Potties

ZZ Top release their first new album in almost a decade

Ingmar Bergman...Blues Brothers fan?

Sax Man Mark Rivera finally releases his first album

Teaching kids about the music of Sonny Rollins

Sebastian Bach hire a new guitarist

And a Black Keys sighting

Friday, September 28, 2012

TGIF Music News You Can Use

It's Berklee BeanTown Jazz Fest time in Boss-Town

Chicago's Hyde Park Jazz Festival turns 6,0,1414109.column

Some music professors release a new album

Some great live music coming to western MA

13 years later, Sonic Youth get their stolen guitars back

R.I.P. to  guitarist Corby Yates

Guitar Center opens its first store here in Cow Hampsha

R.I.P. to German keyboardist Simon Oberender

French Market Stomp time in the Big Easy

And it's time once again for the King Biscuit Blues Festival

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Tuesday Music News You Can Use

The OK Jazz Hall of Fame facing eviction


A new Facebook music app

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day has a Bad Show

10 reasons why Led Zeppelin will never reunite

A novel source of guitar wood in Maine

A review of the new Mark Knopfler album

Bridging the Blues

Time once again for JazzFest Falmouth on the Cape of Cod

And The Moody Blues announce a 2013 tour of Britain

Monday, September 24, 2012

Monday Music News You Can Use

Got Jazz? Lots! Plus some great news from Gene Cornish!

R.I.P. to Latin Jazz bandleader Jose Curbelo,0,6474375.story

Monterey Jazz, Day 2

Monk-Stock Drum Competition, Semi-Finals

Ben Jaffe Talks Pres Hall

The Wallflowers reboot

A new Deep Purple tribute album remembers "Machine Head"

2 Emmy Awards for "Living in the Material World"

A recap of the ShredHed Blues Fest

The Rascals will Reunite!

And a review of the new album by The World Famous Headliners,0,3433788.story

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Saturday, September 22, 2012

First Day of Fall Music News You Can Use

Strings Attached

Bet you can't buy just one

Chuck Berry gets his stolen guitar back

From Calexico to the Malawi Mouse Boys, a roundup of some new releases

The Kansas City Chiefs play some Loud Music

A new show honoring Louis Prima

Jonny Lang builds on a blues foundation

The return of "Magical Mystery Tour"

Why you should go to GI before it closes

And it's Hound Dog Blues Festival time

Friday, September 21, 2012

Last Day of Summer Music News You Can Use

Summer's Gone

5 new singers this year @ Monterey

"Ella", the Musical

2 Octogenarians create the Philly Jazz Fest

5 Hot Stupid Music tunes from the mid 1940's

A visit to the Napa Valley Ookelele Festival

Buddy Guy takes matters into his own hands

Red Dwarf sighted

The World's Fastest Guitar

And SCTV's Dave Thomas teaches you How to Sell Your Comedy and Make Money

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Frosty Thursday Music News You Can Use

39 Degrees

Jazz at Chautauqua

Just because it says "Jazz Festival" in the name...

Hendrix @ 69

A guitar maker gets into trouble

Time and Music heal down in New Orleans

The funky Meters return to Tipitina's

A new Supergroup gets ready for a World Tour

How Ringo's house almost got torn down

Polynesia comes to Hollywood

And the 25 Greatest Hawaiian albums of the new century

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Monday, September 17, 2012

Monday Music News You Can Use

Tangled Up in Blues

Hawaiian music and culture in Napa

Cruzin' with Rocker and Rockabilly Red

A Food Fight on Governors Island

The St. Louis Blues Museum raises some dough

As does the Portsmouth Music Hall here in New Hampshire

Almost time for the new season of "Treme"

A roundup of some new releases

When Guitar became Sitar

And a Canadian astronaut plans a guitar jam in space

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Check it Out

Check It Out

Sunday Music News You Can Use

The 'Ookelele Connection

Jazz in Vacaville

Remembering Cannonball Adderley

Pharoah Sanders sighting

How to make a Cigar Box Guitar

Joel Katz and the Hawaiian Steel Guitar

Johnny McLaughlin, Electric Guitarist, answers your questions

Road Songs for Wandering Souls

Steve Berlin of Los Lobos Talks Story,84946/

And R.I.P. to the "Jock-A-Mo" Man from New Orleans, James "Sugar Boy" Crawford

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Saturday Music News You Can Use

A reunion of Los Super Seven

"He's a Genius!!!"

A legend takes the stage in Ghana

Turns out Ringo is NOT on the recently-unearthed Rory Storm recordings

Festivals of Aloha in Lahaina

And a Hawaiian Fest in Nevada

Not to mention Mokihana on Kaua'i

The new George Martin docu is out on DVD

A new list: the World's Richest Singers

It's Denton Blues Festival Time in Texas

And night preaching gets banned on Bourbon Street

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Never Forget...

9/11 Music News You Can Use

Never Forget...

Hawaiian resorts turn to authenticity

A new Jazz Walk in WA

5 ways Jazz can be Punk

"Time Out" revisited

A roundup of some new releases

The Rosslyn Jazz Festival has a Bad Day

Tony Bennett Talks Story

A man honors his late wife with a Guitar-shaped forest

The New Orleans Saints' latest nemesis Tweets about Music,0,4863385.story

And Music Permits 101

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Sunday Music News You Can Use

Kaua'i gets ready for its 28th Mokihana Festival

While a few Islands over, it's Hawaiian Cultural Festival time

St. Paul's Selby Avenue Jazz Fest is under way.

Coldplay, on Ookeleles

Like Father, Like Son

A new documentary about producer Joe Meek

Eddie Van Halen is ailing

In search of the Lost Beatles Chord

The "City of New Orleans" trains are ready to roll into NOLA after Hurricane Isaac

And Monty Burns has a new album out!

Friday, September 7, 2012

TGIF Music News You Can Use

Nix the Tiki Bar, Hawaiian tourism gets authentic

Jazz this Fall in Chicago,0,4140287.column

Sir Paul has a new docu on PBS

Tokyo Jazz Festival time

Big Bands and Birthday Parties

Have Guitars, Will Party

R.I.P. to Joe South

Calexico goes New Orleans on their new album

Speaking of NOLA, it's jazz record collector's weekend

And a preview of this weekend's Phoenixville Blues Festival

Saturday, September 1, 2012