Thursday, April 30, 2015

Last Day of April Music News You Can Use

Final weekend of JazzFest starts today in NOLA, but tonight there's also Dopsie Junior @ Armstrong Park

Musicians gather in Paris for International Jazz Day

Jazz comes to the original Seufland

Joe Louis Walker speaks his piece

Leo Kottke is still enamored with the Guitar

Macca finally performs a Beatles classic live

Sungha Jun loves his Chili Crab

Los Lobos and beyond

Mele Mei Festival time again

And R.I.P. to legendary recording engineer Bob Sullivan

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Sunday Music News You Can Use

Welcome back! I found out yesterday that Professor Al Kooper's usual Friday column was on hiatus until this coming Friday, as he is retooling!

Too much live Muzit to list today in New Orleans, as it's Day 3 of JazzFest. But tonight at Rock 'n' Bowl, there's a tasty 3-way with Kenny Neal, Sonny Landreth, and Tab Benoit

Stagecoach 2015

The Replacements are baaaack....

An early report from GabbyFest

Revealed: The first 10 songs from the new "Guitar Hero"

A preview of the Grand Northern Ookelele Fest

Dancing in the rain at JazzFest

Surf Jazz is the new music wave

Slack Key Guitars to invade Cherry Hill

And R.I.P. to Calgary Blues musician Ron Casat

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Spring Cleanin'

Back Sunday

Friday, April 24, 2015

Aloha Friday Music News You Can Use

Supposedly Ice-Out is today. Stay tuned!

First day of JazzFest, and live Muzit in NOLA tonight includes Tab Benoit and Kermit Ruffins @ Rock 'n' Bowl

Professor Al Kooper seems to be MIA this morning, but hopefully he will turn up by tomorrow

Here's the lineup for Weekend 1 of JazzFest

Buddy Guy, still Backing the Blues

Free harmonica lessons!

"Which way to Millinocket?????"

Slash weighs in on Guitar Nerds

A Beatles-autographed piano raises bug bucks for a good cause

The Chicago Beatles Fest gets some new guests

Uke 'N' Brews is back

And it's also time again for Grow Hawaiian!

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Hump Day Music News You Can Use

Wednesday live Muzit in NOLA includes Blind Texas Marlin @ Allways Lounge

Uncle Tom Moffatt Gabs about Grow Hawaiian

Carla Bley sighting

The Oklahoma Blues Hall of Fame gets ready to welcome some new members

Go inside Guitar Hero's massive reinvention

From Bega to Nashville

Richard Thompson will try Going Acoustic

The ultimate supergroup?

A Dream Date with Bra Hugh

And Poems threaded with Music on Kaua'i

Monday, April 20, 2015

Stormy Monday Music News You Can Use

Welcome be snowing just north of here, Captain!

Monday's live Muzit in NOLA includes King Parrot @ Blue Nile

Jazz for Justice

Meet the "Sound Seeker"

Recapping Saturday night's R & R Hall of Fame Induction

Yet another new Guitar Gadget

Some musical instruments get the 3-D printing treatment

Joan Armatrading goes it alone

Another Ookelele World Record attempt falls short, this time in L.A.

Los Lobos remember Selena

And moving to the music with Aloha

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Spring Cleaning Day

Back Monday!

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Hump Day Music News You Can Use

Wednesday live Muzit in NOLA includes Shotgun Double @ Apple Barrel

Uncle Tom Moffatt Gabs about this week in 1964, when the Million Dollar Party invaded Honalula

Almost time for Bob Wills Day

Fort Worth's country music Roots run deep

The Connecticut Blues Society kicks off its annual challenge

Taj Mahal heads to Hartford

The Toronto Jazz Festival announces its lineup

Uncle Chickie and Uncle Herbie sighted

A Traveling Wilburys guitar goes on the auction block

And the return of "Guitar Hero" and "Rock Band"

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Sunday Music News You Can Use

Welcome Back! Spent most of my Birthday recovering from my 19-inning Friday night/early Saturday morning!

Sunday live Muzit in New Orleans includes Texas Pete @ 30/90

Steve Howe Talks Story

Moody Blues bassist John Lodge Talks new solo album

Starkey was mad for 20 years after The Beatles broke up?

Latest Beatles News from Marinucci

Trombone Shorty heads to Honalula

A report from this year's French Quarter Fest

Previewing the 2015 Savannah Music Festival

R.I.P. to Uncle Ned Kaapana

And Jazz fuses with Folk music in Azerbaijan

Saturday, April 11, 2015

They Say It's My Birthday...

So I am taking the day off. Back Sunday!

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Stormy Thursday Music News You Can Use

Thursday live Muzit in NOLA includes Water Seed @ BMC

This year's Geneva Blues Fest will add Jazz and Bluegrass

Reunion Island is invaded by African Music

Previewing this year's Pearland Crawfish Fest

The Power of Lizzy

A new Grammy exhibit

Cleveland gets ready to Rock

Ookeleles invade northern Maine

A new Roots Music series

And R.I.P. to the one and only Stan Freberg

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Hump Day Music News You Can Use

Wednesday live Muzit in NOLA includes Shore Blue @ Apple Barrel

Uncle Tom Moffatt Gabs about this week in 1962, when Elvis returned to Honalula

A preview of the San Jose Jazz Fest

Looking ahead to the Lehigh Valley Blues Jam

BB King is in hospital with dehydration

A roundup of some new releases

Creating guitars for Gypsy Jazz

Roy Rogers sighting

Ringo looks forward, not back

And Ookeleles invade New Jersey

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Tuesday Music News You Can Use

Tuesday live Muzit in NOLA includes New Orleans Swamp Donkey @ 30/90

It's World Jazz for Jazz Appreciation Month

BB King sighting

A report from this year's Byron Bay Bluesfest

Some new Martin Guitars

Old MacDonald had a banjo...

Meet the Little Sister

With the Ookelele, it's all about the happiness

The Beatles' original Yellow Submarine surfaces

And the New Orleans Shantytown you can play

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Haapy Easter

No news today. Back tomorrow.

Friday, April 3, 2015

Aloha Friday Music News You Can Use

Good Friday live Muzit in New Orleans includes T. Bone Stone and The Happy Monsters @ Checkpoint Charlie

Professor Al Kooper talks Colin Blunstone

Keeping "Hot Music" going

Jazz in the Gardens time

Metallica's Robert Trujillo remembers Jaco

The Tampa Bay Blues Festival is back!

Slide Guitar Ragas from dawn til dusk!

A new folding guitar

Meet the new guitarist for Megadeath

And Governors Isle gets some cleanup help