Sunday, September 29, 2013

Friday, September 27, 2013

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

September 25th Music News You Can Use

Ho Ho Ho! Only 3 months til Christmas!

Uncle Tom Moffatt gabs about this week in 1965, when The Animals made their Hawai'i debut. Tickets were a heady $2.

Ancient tradition meets future shock

Is Jazz good for babies?

A rebirth for the Blast Furnace Blues Festival

Yet another entry into the never-ending story of rare guitar woods

An Ookelele Workshop comes to this year's Dunedin Music Fest

Today's hot music picks in NOLA-Land

Being a Jazz singer can be risky business...

The best Blues nicknames

And R.I.P. to jazz singer Gia Prima, who was Louis' widow.

Monday, September 23, 2013

First Day of Autumn Music News You Can Use

"The Importance of Blues in American Music History"

A recap of this past weekend at Monterey Jazz

The first Beatle to perform in the U.S. was...

The Ookelele gets respect

The Guitar Society kicks off its 50th season

The San Francisco Giants say "Aloha" to Yankees legend Mariano Rivera with a customized guitar

Talking Story with Allen Toussaint

Jack Johnson is back, more mellow than ever

This week at Jazz Central

And do Blues Musicians need to be really, really old?

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Gone Fishin' !

Not to worry, back on Monday!

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Saturday Music News You Can Use

Congrats to the 2013 American League East Champion Boston Red Sox! Worst to First!

Marching along with New Hampshire's Moose Mountain Jazz Band

Slack Key comes to Oregon

"Evangeline" is coming to Merced

Today's hot tunes in NOLA

Nothing Toulouse on Governors Isle

A look ahead to next weekend's High Masekela Heritage Festival

A George Harrison banjo is headed for the auction block

Ukulele U. is now in session

Jazz in the Park finds a groove in New Bedford

And it's time again for the Old Webster Jazz and Blues Fest

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Thursday Music News You Can Use

A Jose Feliciano sighting

Here come the kids...

Los head back to Frisco

The road never ends for The Revivalists

Ghost out of its shell

The Old Algiers Riverfest has a new location this year
What's a "Blues Turnaround?"

R.I.P. to Ookelele-playing 86 year young dentist Arthur Grant

A new music scholarship remembers a beloved New Orleans opera singer

And it's almost time for this year's Akbank Jazz Festival

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Hump Day Music News You Can Use

Uncle Tom Moffatt remembers the very first Hawai'i appearance by Leon Russell and the Shelter People in 1971.

New Orleans Wednesday hot music picks

A look ahead to this year's Angel City Jazz Fest at UCLA

It's Delta Blues Festival time

Popular Mechanics teaches you how to play guitar

How the Psalms made Folk Music

The Moody Blues get shipshape

A legendary Texas music venue is on the market

Listening to the Teheran Blues in LA

And R.I.P. to Australian jazzman Bernie McGann

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Tuesday Music News You Can Use

11 for the price of 10!

"Trane and Miles"

Surveying the Soul of Pop Music

Blues and Brews wraps up #20

"World Boogie is Coming"

Play guitar through your computer speakers!

This Saturday will be George Harrison Day in Illinois

New releases from Fender Acoustic

Hugh Masekela really needs to take a vacation...

Today's New Orleans Music Hot Picks

5 reasons why Monterey Jazz is the best

And R.I.P. to Beatles pal Jackie Lomax

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Saturday Music News You Can Use

Los Lobos head Inland

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Sunday, September 8, 2013

First Sunday of NFL Season Music News You Can Use

Today's music picks in New Orleans. Geaux Saints!

A visit to the 2013 Albany Riverfront Jazz Fest

The Brothers Caz head to the Garden Isle for a benefit

Hey, the Blues is all right

Checking out this year's Pig Island, which has now moved from GI to Red Hook

Time for the L.A. County Fair

Jazz at the Lake turns 30

A visit to Showplace Music Studios, home of the "Jersey Mafia" of session musicians

Keeping the beat alive

And Jack Johnson returns to New Zealand

Friday, September 6, 2013

T.G.I.F. Music News You Can Use

Wow, that was a short week...

Stephen Stills taps back into the blues

Jazz doings for the coming week in NYC

An eccentric guitarist heads to court

Guitar strings and chicken wings at Tahoe

A "new" Beatles recording goes viral on youtube,0,7491548.story

Keith Urban lights a creative fire

Are you ready for another Ookelele World Record?

A preview of this month's inaugural  Hugh Masekela Cultural Festival

New Orleans' Stage Door Canteen announces its 2013-2014 lineup

And recovering a soul label's forgotten history

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Monday, September 2, 2013

September 1 + 2 Music News You Can Use!

Sorry for the lack of signal Sunday; had some serious electrical storms here Saturday night!

20 items for the 2 days combined...

Building guitars in North Carolina

Stupid Music Steel Guitar Goddess Cindy Cashdollar sighted

Latest Pearl Jam news

Remembering Hari

David Byrne and St Vincent team again!

The Electronic Music Festival ends tragically.

A Blues Ball in Texas

Detroit Jazz 2013

Catherine O'Hara sightings are always welcome!

Yet another Beatles tribute band?

Beyond the liner notes

A new analog delay

Beethoven at Loyola

Music Feeds Live alert

What's going on in Pittsburgh classical music

Creating a custom guitar from a virtual model

September Masterpieces

Unicycles on Governors Island?

Sammy Hagar talks Les Pauls and Muscle Cars

And a good to go lineup at the upcoming Folk 'N' Blues Fest in Beloit