Thursday, October 31, 2013

Halloween Music News You Can Use

Congratulations to the 2013 World Series Champion Boston Red Sox. Fear the Beards!

Halloween music activities in New Orleans

Jazz for a new generation

New blues music from Canada

No, I don't plan to apply

Bringing guitar back to our TVs

Talking Story: Steve Berlin of Los Lobos, who will do an unplugged show here in central NH next spring

Azz everywhere

This week's live jazz listings in Florida

Israeli Blues

And how to record the guitar

We Win.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Friday, October 25, 2013

Aloha Friday Music News You Can Use

Welcome back after a 1-day hiatus. We're glad you made it!

Today's music picks in N'Orleans include Bootsy Collins

Wynton Marsalis conducts an "Abyssinian Mass"

A visit to Richmond's October Moon Festival

Eric Congdon channels Chet Atkins

Back-to-back nights of great music in Fall River

Hobo Jazz gets eclectic

Stilt walking music reaches new heights

How to stay alive at Voodoo 2013

Giving Jazz an update

Talking Story with David Porter

It's ShredHed time again!

Several questions with Steve Funk

Meet the Atlas Road Crew

Checking out this year's Northeast Iowa Steel Guitar Show

Keith Jarrett does Bach

A new blues festival in Florida

Attack of the Kazoos?

Denny Laine sighted in Hannibal

It's "Time Warp" time again

And Talking Story with Robert Plant

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Day Off

Don't worry, I'll be back with double the number of items on Friday!

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Hump Day Music News You Can Use

Uncle Tom Moffatt runs into Tim Tebow on the beach

Big Al Anderson announces his annual holiday shows at the Iron Horse

While another Andersen heads to Halifax

Bonebreak Guitar rolls out a new product

Happy 25th to the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra

Every shade of blue at Tucson Blues

A long way from Tiny Tim

Remembering when George Harrison went Troppo

Na Lei Hula

And today's musical suggestions for our friends in New Orleans include Patty Griffin and Steve Earle

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Sunday Music News You Can Use

Congratulations to the 2013 American League Champion Boston Red Sox. Let's go to the World Series!

Music for today in New Orleans. Da Saints have a Bye Week.

Checking out the 15th (and possibly the last) Salisbury Blues & Jazz Festival

Guitar Shop 101: The great guitar cleanup

"He'd never seemed that interested."

Finally, a review of the new Los Lobos live album

A Bobby who's truly on the beat

The Crescent City Blues and BBQ Fest continues thru today

The Hula Show 2013 runs for another week

A visit to the guitar mecca of Paracho

And R.I.P. to jazz singer Gloria Lynne

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Saturday Music News You Can Use

What's cooking for Saturday music in New Orleans. The Saints have a Bye Week.

Out of this world

David Bromberg sighted near Idaho

Uncle Hugh Masekela floats up to Scandinavia to mentor some young ladies

Remembering "Traveling Wilburys Volume 1", which is now 25

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ABKCO gets its own guitar

Silent or Rowdy?

Cyrus Chestnut heads to Vermont

And a preview of this weekend's Treme Fest in N'Orleans

Friday, October 18, 2013

Aloha Friday Music News You Can Use

5 songs by the Rhodes Scholar

A preview of Saturday's Staten Island Jazz Festival

Terakaft's Desert Blues

A preview of the illustrations in Ringo's new kids' book

The guitars that Chicago built

Fans go Ookelele Mad

Will Governors Island get a hotel?

Today's best tuneage in NOLA

Meet Miss T and The Mosquitoes

And a report from this year's New Orleans Film Festival

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Monday, October 14, 2013

Columbus Day Music News You Can Use

Happy 10th to  NYC's Louis Armstrong House Museum

Checking out this year's Grand Northern Ookelele Fest

Chicago has the St. Louis Blues

Build your Blues Guitar vocabulary

What's doing for Columbus Day music in New Orleans

Pablo Records turns 40

A report from this year's 20th Seafood, Blues and and Jazz Festival in North Carolina

Taylor Swift gets a Guitar Maze

Remembering "Hawai'i Calls"

And exploring the new breed of Cuban Music

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Sunday Music News You Can Use

Sunday's hot music picks for our friends in New Orleans

Tony Bennett dedicates a song to Lady Gaga

Keith Urban's launching his own guitar collection

The Langley Ookelele Ensemble has a new leader

George Harrison, behind the locked door

A report from this year's New Orleans Film Festival, which always features lots of music

The Richmond Folk Festival gets rained on

Falling in love with Hawaiian Music on the Valley Isle

Tomcat Courtney Talks Story

And Gibson releases yet another new signature Les Paul

Friday, October 11, 2013

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Sunny Tuesday Music News You Can Use

Lots of New Orleans music news today. Geaux Saints!

Guitars are stars for photographer Lisa Johnson

Los meet the Fab Faux

Some Beatles albums go on the auction block

Another Ookelele Fest here in NH

Allen Toussaint's "Songbook" opened

Sunday, October 6, 2013

Sunday Music News You Can Use

Wilford Brimley cuts a jazz album

George Harrison's fear of being shot

Glenn Haworth does it!

Texas & Neighbors

A report from Day 2 of the SCV Jazz and Music Festival

Imagine a magical guitar in your hands,0,2701797.column

What wine pairs with Santana?

Jazz Vespers kicks off its third season

Jon Batiste talks "Social Music"

And R.I.P. to New Orleans music professor Phillip Frohmayer

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Thursday Music News You Can Use

Bach + Blues in the Napa Valley

Along with the Brothers Caz

Remembering Benny Goodman's epic show at Carnegie Hall

How playing Air Guitar inspires creativity in musicians

Joe Brown Talks Story about Ookeleles and George Harrison

Today's hot music picks in N'Orleans

Time for the Paoli Blues Fest

Rockport remembers Nat King Cole

Saint Blues Guitar Workshop releases a new model

And a report from TED X in Toronto

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Hump Day Music News You Can Use

Uncle Tom Moffatt Gabs about the legendary Lippy's Chevron station

Dave Holland sighting,0,3829792.story

Working Class Hero Kim Simmonds

Previewing this year's Hardly Strictly Bluegrass fest

Uncle Hugh Masekela kicks off his tour of the townships

Molly Hatchet's guitarist gets his stolen axe back

Nicky Romero shuts down Governors Island

A preview of this weekend's GretnaFest across the river from NOLA

Time for yet another Ookelele world record attempt

And some upcoming music doings in Beantown. Go Red Sox!

Tuesday, October 1, 2013