Thursday, July 31, 2014

Last Day of July Music News You Can Use

Thursday's live muzit in New Orleans includes Hit It & Quit @ BMC

A Miami fiddler lives his Stupid Music Fantasy

Montclair's Jazz Festival needs volunteers

Big Band music at Twin Cities Jazz

Kimo West sighting

A preview of Ka'anapali Fresh

Another Brah Hugh sighting

New leases on life for 2 Beatles childhood homes

Nils Lofgren's 10 best sideman songs

And R.I.P. to legendary Michigan guitarist Dick Wagner

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Tuesday Music News You Can Use

Live Tuesday muzit in New Orleans includes Dick Deluxe @ Apple Barrel

Starkey does a guest spot on "Criminal Minds"

Remembering Columbia's Guitar Guru

Another report from the Adelaide International Guitar Fest

Out of My Limit

Ooks in Paradise on Kaua'i

The New Orleans Saints crank up the music at training camp

While just down the road, Satchmo SummerFest ramps up

Happy 60th to Newport Jazz

And R.I.P. to legendary New Orleans Mardi Gras Indian Big Chief Paul Longpre of the Golden Blades

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Gone Fishin' !

Back Monday!

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Saturday Music News You Can Use

Today's live muzit in New Orleans includes "The Wiz" @ Dillard University

Guitar Hangar finds a new home

The physics of playing the guitar

"We were all hot to trot"

Mae Trio head Down Under

Another look at this weekend's Lowell Folk Fest

Another report from the International Piano Competition in NOLA!bmW69G

Latest doings on G.I.

Professor Al Kooper really likes the new NRBQ album

And the blues invades Redwood City

Friday, July 25, 2014

Aloha Friday Music News You Can Use

New Orleans live muzit for Friday includes Lena Prima and Band @ Carousel Lounge

Long live the Blues

Jazz is hot in Asheville

Slack Key Guitar Fest time on the Valley Isle

A dispute over one of Elvis' (broken) guitars

Know your minor scales!

Nashville's City Winery announces its fall lineup

A 5 year old Beatles fan meets Starkey

Checking in at the Charm City Ookelele Festival

And it's time again for the Lowell Folk Festival!

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Hump Day Nusic News You Can Use

Uncle Tom Moffatt Gabs about this week in 1971, when Neil Diamond came to Honalula

Hump Day Muzit in New Orleans includes the Shotgun Jazz Trio @ 21st Amendment

Videogame music and all that jazz

Tuesday Night Blues in Eau Claire

The roots and the fruits of music

A review of Johnny Winter's very last gig

Ultimate guitar fails, 2014 edition

Frampton comes alive in NOLA

Which is also experiencing an Americana Revival

And another visit to "the peoples' retreat"

Monday, July 21, 2014

Monday Music News You Can Use

Monday's live muzit in New Orleans includes Lil Red and Big Bad @ BMC

The best places to watch live music in Dallas

Checking out the 2014 Dayton Blues Fest

The Great South Bay Music Festival sets an attendance record

A Sunday Jazz Mass in Hartford,0,2552267.story

An update on the proposed Stupid Music Museum in Tulsa

A guitar hero draws his own sketches of Spain

Newport remembers Pete Seeger

Another nifty new music app

And a father-daughter journey back to 1969

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Sunday Music News You Can Use

Sunday live muzit in New Orleans includes Wendy Darling @ Brazil Taco Truck

Checking out this year's Animas River Blues and Brews Fest

R.I.P. to New Orleans jazz trumpet man Lionel Ferbos, who had just celebrated his 103rd

Meet the Tulsa Drillers

The Lowertown Guitar Festival returns to St. Paul

"It was very organic and natural"

Another Ookelele World Record attempt

5 Chevelle songs to rock your world

A Hawaiian music songwriting retreat

And Hula's heart and soul

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Saturday Music News You Can Use

Today's live muzit in NOLA includes Astral Project @ Snug Harbor

A former prodigy continues to break new ground

He got rhythm

A look at the upcoming schedule for Birdland

A preview of tomorrow's big Ookelele Festival in Honalula

Sweet Home Chicago?

A reunion of the Alvin Brothers

Brah Hugh gets a degree

Hoboken's Guitar Bar goes for another record

And another visit to G.I.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Aloha Friday Music News You Can Use

Friday's live muzit in New Orleans includes Mem Shannon @ Bamboula's

R.I.P. to Johnny Winter

Winter Park kicks off its Jazz Fest Weekend

Ringo and the All Starrs hit L.A.

While former All Starr Peter Frampton is still rocking

Another report from the Adelaide International Guitar Festival

A 24 hour stay on the rapidly-changing Governors Island

The Langley Ookelele Players hit the beach in Honalula

Golfers asked to name the Beatles. Hilarity ensues.

And a preview of this year's New Orleans International Piano Competition

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Thursday Music News You Can Use

Thursday's live muzit in New Orleans includes ISLA NOLA @ Checkpoint Charlie

A preview of tonight's performance by the Estes Park Jazz Big Band

All for the love of music

Beaches turns 26

While the Queen Lil Hula Competition turns 39

Big fun in a small town

Time for the Adelaide Guitar Fest

Keeping Flamenco in the family

Get ready for another Beatles documentary

And Happy 44th to the Waikiki Ookelele Festival!

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Hump Day Music News You Can Use

K-POI's Uncle Tom Moffatt Gabs about the next season of Hawaiian Five-O

Hump Day live muzit in New Orleans includes a great show @ the Algiers Ferry Dock

Free Jazz + Blues in Oakland

Gypsy Jazz comes to Adelphia

Air Guitar at the World Cup

New fall shows at The Egg in Albany

7 joys of selling vinyl records in Hawai'i

While the World Conference of Hula opens on Kaua'i

Here's the short list for this year's Polaris Music Prize,-Drake,-Shad,-DeMarco-make-short-list-for-Polaris-Music-Prize

And the Hawai'i Symphony gets 2 more years!bf5qOK

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Monday, July 14, 2014

Monday Music News You Can Use

Welcome back! 15 items for the price of 10!

Monday's live music in New Orleans includes Higher Heights Reggae Band @ Blue Nile

R.I.P. to jazz bass great Charlie Haden

The Chester Blues Festival comes a Cropper

Blues and BBQ in Liberty, Iowa. Once spent a month there one night.

A Stanley Jordan sighting

Some nice hand-built acoustic guitars

Lanikai rolls out a new USB Ookelele

10 for the road

A new Beatles lyrics quiz

Using music as speech therapy

Greatest Eats

A footbridge to Governors Island?

R.I.P. to drummer Tommy Ramone

Ladies of Cool

And 17 years of jazz piano in P-Town

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Gone Fishin' !

Back Monday!

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Friday, July 11, 2014

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Thursday Music News You Can Use

Thursday's live New Orleans muzit includes David Shaw @ Tip's

Blues time in Pleasant Hill

Gary Clark Jr. sighted

Jazz music with Israeli roots

Checking out this year's Belleayre Music Fest

Slack Key Friday in Quimper Grange

A review of Edith Prickley's new tv series, "Working the Engels"

An honor for Guitar Center

Some new badass guitar strings

And Ringo makes his modeling debut

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Tuesday Music News You Can Use

Welcome back my friends...15 items today!

Tuesday live music in NOLA includes A.J. Croce @ Maple Leaf

A look ahead to this weekend's Jazz Fest in Binghamton

A memorial service for Horace Silver

New music from Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker

Blues Festival time in Kalamazoo

Edward Scissorhands stars in Paul McCartney's new video

Meet Diarrhea Planet!

Some 20 Dollar Nose Bleed Chords

A preview of the 2014 Cairns Ookelele Fest

How to experience The Beatles in Las Vegas

A recap of Waterfront Blues

A report from Day 4 of Essence Fest in New Orleans

The Kentucky Sisters and old-time tunes

Kailua landmark Hungry Ear Records is closing its flagship store

And a preview of City of Water Day in NYC

Monday, July 7, 2014

Gone Fishin'!

Back tomorrow...

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Sunday Music News You Can Use

Sunday's live New Orleans muzit includes Hot 8 Brass Band @ Howlin' Wolf

Checking out this year's Jazz Fest @ Drayton Harbor

Festival Miami 2014 announces its lineup

While the Fillmore Street Jazz Festival brings back memories

Kids learn the Blues on harmonica

A report from Day 2 of Waterfront

A huge turnout to remember Reverend Dennis

How Megadeath's guitarist migrated to Japanese Pop

Dean Torrence gets people strumming Ookeleles

And "All Things Considered" with NRBQ's Terry Adams

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

July 1st Music News You Can Use

Came up 1 item short yesterday, so 11 for the price of 10 today!

July 1 live muzit in NOLA

The perfect city for music?

The day jazz fans had a riot

A Bob Dylan manuscript sells for big buck$

Some new guitar straps

A report from Glastonbury 2014

Cleveland Rocks to Starkey and Band

Chubby Checker sighting

On tour with Lira

Edith Prickley heads to the Cape of Cod

And some new royalty-free background music sees the light of day