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Jackson Browne: Still Takin' It Easy

Jim Moret | Posted 04.01.2013 | Entertainment
Jim Moret

He is a rare breed of singer-songwriter-musician, looking as comfortable behind the keyboard as he is holding an acoustic guitar. Browne's style is simple and straightforward, but that's where his elegance lies.

4 Historic Places To Rock Out

Party Earth | Posted 03.27.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

All across the country, historic venues welcome headliners from around the world to rock their storied halls. While U.S. music venues feature something for everyone, these four favorites are sure to have your ears ringing for days with the biggest names in music.

12 of 2012's Show-Toppers: Best Concerts of the Year

Michael Bialas | Posted 03.01.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

The Colorado concert calendar was filled with memorable shows in 2012, though the opportunity to go out of state for the Austin City Limits Music Fest...

The Best Live Music in Barcelona

Party Earth | Posted 02.17.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

Barcelona's nightlife scene has something for everyone, but especially for those who love live music. The vibrant culture provides this city with the perfect atmosphere to kick back and enjoy some mellow tunes or bust some moves to an enthusiastic DJ.

Concert Whereabouts (Nov. 12 - Nov 18)

Ben E. Kessler | Posted 01.12.2013 | DC
Ben E. Kessler

Legends, distant memories and old friends fill a very busy week here in D.C. Shows abound and genres be damned, with Milkman's Union, The Who, Mirah and The Magnetic Fields, to name a few.

PHOTOS: World's Best Music Venues

Party Earth | Posted 01.09.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

From experimental emerging artists to the biggest pop stars in the world, fans have turned the best venues and amphitheaters into international music icons. So if you're looking to see a great live show in a completely unique environment, catch a concert at one of Party Earth's favorite music venues from around the world.

Exposed: Concert Audience Abuse!

Mark C. Miller | Posted 01.06.2013 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

If I wanted to dance, I would have gone dancing. And if your music is so wonderful that it moves me to dance, I'm fully capable of doing it on my own; I don't need you to guage my excitement level.

All About Visiting The Woodstock Film Festival

iLoveInns | Posted 11.30.2012 | Travel
iLoveInns

Now in its 13th year, Woodstock Film Festival (WFF) has become the foremost regional scene for independent films. Indiewire named WFF one of the top 50 festivals in the world. Here's how to see it.

Top 6 Apps for Going to Concerts (and Reliving Them)

Eliot Van Buskirk | Posted 11.12.2012 | Technology
Eliot Van Buskirk

I've missed too many a good show in my life to know what it feels like when your favorite band is playing right down the street. Enough is enough! As such, we've compiled a list of free, reliable apps on various platforms to help ensure you never miss a great show again.

Disabled Rock Fan Sees Springsteen With Help From Anonyous Friend

Posted 08.26.2012 | Good News

A Canadian teen who relies on a wheelchair to get around will be rocking out for the second month in a row -- this time with Bruce Springsteen -- than...

Baby-boomers and Concerts: How NOT to Act

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.06.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Yes, I'm as excited as you are to go see (name of Legacy Act) when they play tonight. But if we can all observe a few rules of polite social behavior, I won't have to tell you what an a**hole you are in front of your equally annoying wife.

Using Music to Engage Alzheimer's Patients

Marie Marley | Posted 09.01.2012 | Fifty
Marie Marley

People caring for those with Alzheimer's know that music is special to these individuals. It won't stop or slow the progression of their disease, but it can be of significant benefit to them.

The Danger of Writing About Music

Richard Dare | Posted 08.07.2012 | Home
Richard Dare

There's a tiny boil of anger heating up just beneath the surface in the classical music world, a boil just begging to be lanced.

The Awfulness of Classical Music Explained

Richard Dare | Posted 07.29.2012 | Home
Richard Dare

At classical music concerts, there are a great many "clap here, not there" cloak-and-dagger protocols to abide by. if I could clap when clapping felt needed, laugh when it was funny, what would that be like?

Do You Listen To Your Music On Full-Blast? (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2012 | Teen

Whoever coined the phrase "sex, drugs and rock n' roll," may have been onto something: According to a new study conducted by researchers in The Nether...

Concert Whereabouts (May 7 - May 13)

Ben E. Kessler | Posted 07.07.2012 | DC
Ben E. Kessler

Hurry Up, We're Dreaming may not be Anthony Gonzalez's strongest effort, but M83 is where they belong in D.C. -- at the 9:30 Club. There will be a guaranteed dance party on Saturday. In fact, there will be two of them.

The Best of Rock 'n' Roll on Film

John Farr | Posted 04.05.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

For social gatherings at home built around screening movies, outstanding rock documentaries and concert films are virtually guaranteed crowd pleasers, particularly if your home theater set-up includes a quality sound system.

The Living Dead Tour With Zeds Dead and AraabMuzik Rocks Royal Oak

Kelly Frazier | Posted 05.05.2012 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

2012-03-05-pullquote.jpgBanging on the drum machine pads, AraabMuzik put the crowd into a frenzy.

Kia Makarechi

Cosmic Opera To Debut In New York As 'New Form Of An Event'

HuffingtonPost.com | Kia Makarechi | Posted 02.22.2012 | Entertainment

Angels are expected to descend from the ceiling, along with a custom-built, chandelier-like truss offering a barrage of lasers and lights. On Feb...

PHOTOS: 10 Coolest Music Venues Around the World

Off Track Planet | Posted 04.23.2012 | Travel
Off Track Planet

If you like your tunes live and loud, these spots turn the decibels way up.

Concert Whereabouts (Feb. 6 - Feb. 12)

Ben E. Kessler | Posted 04.07.2012 | DC
Ben E. Kessler

This week demonstrates the difficult life of a person who feels the need to go to as many shows as possible. Strangely, concert promoters will not check to see if you have a (concert) conflict.

Skrillex Plays New York, Young Hip Bloggers Marvel At Kids These Days

Kia Makarechi | Posted 04.03.2012 | Entertainment
Kia Makarechi

As a somewhat younger editor who has interviewed a number of EDM artists and found himself at Webster Hall and Pacha a number of times this year as a result, Skrillex's show didn't seem that different to me.

Concert Whereabouts (Jan. 30 - Feb. 5)

Ben E. Kessler | Posted 03.31.2012 | DC
Ben E. Kessler

Taking a few nights off this week, and unless I'm missing something, the alternative is not entirely tempting. The weekend is surprisingly bare, but there's also the Super Bowl with which to contend.

Kia Makarechi

Is This The Best Concert Film Of All Time?

HuffingtonPost.com | Kia Makarechi | Posted 01.28.2012 | Arts

It took nine songs, but by the time "Hey Boy Hey Girl" came on during an advance screening for "Don't Think" -- an Adam Smith-directed movie of the Ch...

Concert Whereabouts

Ben E. Kessler | Posted 03.21.2012 | DC
Ben E. Kessler

This is not, and will not be, a comprehensive concert calendar for D.C. and the surrounding area. This is my schedule. I do my best to go see the best shows our fair city has to offer.