Monthly Archives: May 2011

Duke Robillard

One of the busiest players around today, Duke takes a break from touring, producing, and recording jazz, jumpswing, and bop to crank out his...

Gilkyson, Gorka, Kaplansky

Eliza Gilkyson, John Gorka, and Lucy Kaplansky have played on each other’s albums and shared concert stages, but the idea for a group album...

Big Head Todd and the Monsters

It’s tough to pin a tag on the lapel of Big Head Todd and the Monsters. The band ably jumps from flat-out rock and...

The John Henrys

The John Henrys would be the last to deny the inf luence of Tom Petty’s music on their work – the clipped vocal phrasing...

Judas Priest Set to Debut Guitarist

Judas Priest has scheduled a press conference for Tuesday to formally announce that guitarist Richie Faulkner has joined the band. All five members of...

Frampton Comes Alive! Anniversary Tour to Launch

Peter Frampton will embark on a world tour this June, celebrating his multi-platinum-selling live album Frampton Comes Alive!, performing the album in its entirety across...

Sahara Smith

At 15, this Austinite placed second in a contest for young songwriters on “A Prairie Home Companion.” Now 21, her debut consists of 12...

Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band

Peter Rowan has been the front man for bluegrass icons including Bill Monroe and Tony Rice. On Legacy, he’s still a front man, but...

Kenny Burrell

Consistency has always been one of Kenny Burrell’s hallmarks – as in consistently great. Ironically, he’s almost taken for granted because of it. He was...

John Mellencamp

John Mellencamp’s latest effort fits its title and is a perfect companion to the recent box set that showcases his songwriting. In fact, the...
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