Monday, March 31, 2014

Last Day of March Music News You Can Use

Monday music in New Orleans includes guitarist David Doucet of BeauSoleil at the Columns Hotel

The Bill Evans Jazz Fest turns 13

John Mayall is working on his 80th Birthday

This year's Baton Rouge Blues Festival spreads out to 3 stages

Checking out some rare harp guitars

Joe Brown sighted

Hugh Masekela remembers the 60s

Checking out this year's Eau Claire Jazz Festival

A preview of Wednesday's big guitar auction

And Walter Trout is ailing but still working

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Spring Break

Taking today off...back with more music news tomorrow!

Friday, March 28, 2014

Aloha Friday Music News You Can Use

Friday's live music in New Orleans includes Hogs for the Cause 2014 at City Park

Brah Hugh is Proud

Blues on the Fox announces its 2014 lineup

Rock music to join Jazz in the classroom

The Barns at Wolf Trap get ready for a Hawaiian Slack Key Invasion

Some wolves do survive

A preview of next Friday's Opening Day at Wrigley Field, which will include slide guitar great Sonny Landreth

Ookelele Fight Clubs in Mizzou

35 years ago, Eric Clapton marries "Layla"

And Marinucci's Beatles News Briefs

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Hump Day Music News You Can Use

Uncle Tom Moffatt Gabs about this week in 1964, when the Harlem Globetrotters came to Honalula

Wednesday music in New Orleans includes the Treme Brass Band at the Candlelight Lounge

Coltrane's sax joins the Smithsonian Jazz Collection

R.I.P. to the Abertillery Blues Fest in Wales

Looking for a deal on a guitar?

Kenny Wayne Shepard goes into the studio with an all star cast

Upcoming music in Boston

A celebration of George Harrison songs

Roy Orbison's family releases the trailer for the new "Mystery Girl" film, coming out this May

And a preview of the University of Wyoming Jazz Festival, which starts Thursday

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Tuesday Music News You Can Use

Live music in New Orleans for Tuesday...welcome to our new source, WWOZ!

Boz Scaggs added to Waterfront Blues

Isle of Arts update

George Harrison's Rick may get Big Bucks

Speaking of Hari, Marinucci reviews the new re-issue of :"Wonderwall"

Milwaukee's Summerfest adds some new music

Big Easy Music Awards (Nominee) time

Sammy Kershaw writes a book

Jazz on Gaines Street is a success

And Australian guitarist Rupert Boyd heads to Flag

Monday, March 24, 2014

Frigid Monday Music News You Can Use

Monday's live music in New Orleans includes Jon Cleary at the Maple Leaf

Muskegon gets its Jazz Festival back

The Live Oak Music Festival announces its 2014 lineup

The Great Lost Irma Thomas Album

Writers in the Round at Listen Live!

It's Great Guitar Week in the Twin Cities

Rod Stewart and Santana are teaming up for a tour

A roundup of recent Classical CDs

Some of John Lennon's art is going on the auction block

And an acoustic guitar blowout in Savannah

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Sunday Music News You Can Use

New Orleans music for Sunday includes Flogging Molly at House of Blues

"Stories and Music of West Africa"

Daphna Levy heads for the Farm

Some more bookings for Magic City Blues

Rounding up some new releases

Keef Richards to publish a kids' book?

Country artists invest in custom guitar straps

BUKU adjusts the volume and returns to New Orleans

Apple mulls an on-demand music streamer

And how Louis Armstrong passed on his trumpet to Hugh Masekela

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Saturday Music News You Can Use

Live music in New Orleans for Saturday includes The Iguanas @ Rock 'n' Bowl

Jazz's second home

A state Blues Challenge in Wyoming

ZZ Top sighted


Checking out the Southeastern Guitar Fest

Brah Hugh heads to PA

Unearthed: unfinished music by Charles Mingus

The Groovefest is still swinging

And a Mambo legacy and a Ookelele virtuoso

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Hump Day Music News You Can Use

Poi Boy Tom Moffatt gabs about the 50th anniversary of the Blaisdell Arena

Hump Day music in New Orleans includes Ladysmith Black Mambazo at Tip's

The Pianos That Invaded Detroit

A young Chicago jazzman takes on Langston Hughes,0,5393653.column

A Maestro heads to Honalula

Meet Mr. Blue Shoes

Keb' Mo' heads to the Nutmeg State

The Moody Blues at 50

Healing Beams to Reverend Dennis Kamakahi

And a very famous guitar is on the market

Lost in the Ozone!

Today's Music News is lost someplace. Soon Come, hopefully!

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Sunday Music News You Can Use

Sunday music highlights in New Orleans include Orange Kellin's Deluxe Orchestra this afternoon at Maison

Day 2 of River City Blues

Another report from SXSW

Zakk Wylde loses his guitar, and also his vest

A report from Jazz in the Gardens 2014

Don Felder talks George Harrison

Strumming the Ookelele in East Lansing

Walk to the Beat on the streets of L.A.

Checking in on the final day of Nepal's Gypsy Jazz Fest

And Casino Music for the coming week in Atlantic City

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Saturday Music News You Can Use

Saturday live tuneage in New Orleans includes Les Claypool's Duo de Twang

Jazz in the Garden fans want more than just music

This year's River City Blues is underway

Zucchero Talks Story

Pat Metheny has a new band

Starkey will Talk to the Animals this summer

An amputee drummer gets a new robotic arm

One of the founders of the Lowell Folk Festival gets his due

Deep Beatles remembers 1965's "The Night Before"

And R.I.P. to Big Island Ookelele musician Lopaka Ryder, who was murdered

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

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Saturday, March 8, 2014

Saturday Music News You Can Use

Today's music in New Orleans includes Chris Mule and The Predators

The return of Jazz Goes to School

Dixie gets the Blues

Keola Beamer sighting

A multimedia ode to Wine Country

The Holy Grail of guitars

She never got to marry George Harrison

Jazz in the Gardens turns 9

Meet Big Boy Bloater

And finally, a new app for Ookelele players!

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Happy Birthday, Bob!

Thursday Music News You Can Use

Live music in New Orleans today includes Steve Miller

"99 Year Blues" gets a tribute

The Jazz Corner turns 15

Cow Bop sighting

The Gold Nugget opens a guitar exhibit

Starkey is working on a new album

While his first female All Starr has a new one in the can already

Robben Ford sighted

Old Town's Mighty Uke Day is set for May

And a look back at Monty Python's Groupies

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Ash Wednesday Music News You Can Use

Uncle Tom Moffatt Gabs about "Dating Show" host Jim Lange, who worked with him as a staff announcer in HON

Elvin Bishop sighting!

"The Nash" gets an honor

A preview of this weekend's Jazz Bash by the Bay in Monterey

Guitar Center's owners may sell out

Remembering John Candy 20 years after his death

A preview of this year's Istanbul Jazz Fest

A preview of this fall's Treme Creole Gumbo Fest

Ash Wednesday music in New Orleans includes Joe Krown at Rock 'n' Bowl

And Concord gets ready to honor Dave Brubeck

Saturday, March 1, 2014