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Lucinda Williams

Music And Photography Share The Spotlight!

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 08.02.2016 | Arts
Kathy Leonardo

In some ways music and photography are the same. They both share an artistic expression that appeals to almost everyone.

Lucinda Williams: A Life of Testing the Limits

Brian DAmbrosio | Posted 02.19.2016 | Entertainment
Brian DAmbrosio

In a country where a woman's self-rendered sexuality can still raise eyebrows, Lucinda Williams is accustomed to testing limits. If Elvis freed your body and Bob Dylan freed your mind, then Williams' strong, distinctive desires and hungry, sexually-charged ghosts untied your sexuality.

During the Long, Hot Summer, Jason Isbell Warms Up to Become One Glad Dad

Michael Bialas | Posted 08.10.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Most things are working out for Isbell since he gave up drinking in February 2012, then married Shires and recorded Southeastern with producer Dave Cobb two years ago. All those are "improvements on my life," said the recovering alcoholic who had a long-term relationship with Jack Daniel's.

Kasey Chambers, Best Americana Singer-Songwriter Since Lucinda, Nears End of Triumphant U.S. Tour

Art Levine | Posted 08.08.2016 | Entertainment
Art Levine

This time around, in her first solo album in four years, she's broadening her palette to include more soul and blues-influenced shadings into her work, and at a recent show at The Birchmere in Alexandria, Virginia, she wowed the packed audience with a tour through her rich repertoire of songs

The Traveling Kind: Chatting With Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, Plus The Charlie Hunter Trio, SLV and MIRK Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.12.2016 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Emmylou, The Traveling Kind is your second collaboration with Rodney Crowell following Old Yellow Moon. What was it that brought you back together to do this second album?

Revisiting The Bottom Line: An Interview with Allan Pepper, Plus Jon Regen and Sarah Jaffe Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.21.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The Bottom Line has been closed for eleven years, it closed January 2nd, 2004. I think about it all the time because I spent a great deal of my life there. One of the things I'm working on is an oral history viewed from the perspective of the performers who performed there.

Bettye Lavette: Worthy at the Café Carlyle

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.07.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Wiry and wise to life's vicissitudes, soul singer Bettye Lavette took the stool at the Café Carlyle, commanding from that small perch a powerhouse of songs featuring her new album, Worthy.

Just Around the Corner to the 15th Year of Light of Day

Holly Cara Price | Posted 03.14.2015 | Impact
Holly Cara Price

This year, which is the fifteenth since the foundation was established, Light of Day has expanded to become a multi-genre, multi-venue, multi-continent extravaganza, which spans ten days in the New York-New Jersey area alone annually.

Fab Fourteeners of 2014: Peak Musical Performers of the Year

Michael Bialas | Posted 03.01.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

This personal list of peak performers is totally subjective, determined on the basis of three categories -- favorite record, favorite concert and favorite interview.

Squeezing Out Sparks: A Southern Poet Sings for Her New York City Supper

Tom Semioli | Posted 12.14.2014 | New York
Tom Semioli

She refers t herself as a "speaker -songwriter." Where to begin with the genre defying Minton Sparks: poet, storyteller, singer, comedienne, educator, writer, activist, essayist, philosopher, painter, performance artist?

Compassion Play: Lucinda Williams Is on the Double

Michael Bialas | Posted 11.30.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

It shouldn't come as a huge surprise that the inspired daughter of a profound poet likes to write. Any time, anyplace. Words, thoughts, phrases will get scribbled down on notepads, Post-its or, if it's during a night out on the town, even cocktail napkins.

Miles Davis Way: Chats with Erin Davis & Vince Wilburn, The Babys' Tony Brock and Ryan Aderréy, Plus Gladshot and Adam Zwig

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.27.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Singer-songwriter Adam Zwig's forthcoming EP, Stones, Bones, and Skin on Conscious Records due out August 18, is a hybrid of Americana, pop, rock, folk and world music over the course of five tracks.

Dog Ears Music: 'Mommy Complex' Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 07.09.2014 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist features music from Peaches, Snoop Dogg, Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Eminem, and more.

Meet Doug and Telisha Williams: Born to Be Wild Ponies

Michael Bialas | Posted 02.01.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

If you like your lyrics dark, your melodies moodier, your Christmases not quite so merry and your sound (particularly the fiddle) a little bit creepy, what do you do?

Chats With Jimmy Webb, Nora Guthrie and Little River Band's Wayne Nelson, Plus Tracy Newman and The Slants Exclusives, and Colin Gilmore's Best

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.06.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Let's talk about Jimmy Webb's new album, Still Within The Sound Of My Voice.

Dog Ears Music: 'Working Class Hero' Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 10.30.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by John Lennon, Lucinda Williams, Marvin Etzioni, The Sea and Cake, The Jam, Gretchen Wilson, and more.

Scenes From a Class Struggle Starring Marianne Faithfull

Larry Womack | Posted 07.05.2013 | Entertainment
Larry Womack

In the past, I have flirted with ideas of attending Lucinda Williams and Leonard Cohen shows in the same town, but each time concluded that the journey was just too long. Faithfull plays San Francisco or Oakland most every year. Is one more show really worth the bother?

Dog Ears Music: Richter Scale Day Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 06.26.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Beck, Yma Sumac, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Earlimart, Van Halen, Tori Amos, Alabama Shakes and more.

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...

Dog Ears Music: Working Class Hero Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 10.31.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by John Lennon, Louis Armstrong, The Avett Brothers, Elvis Costello, The Black Eyed Peas and more.

Restaurant Week Begins: HuffPost DC Top 5 For August 13

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.13.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR MONDAY, AUGUST 13 1. Restaurant Week An excellent opportunity to have a $20 lunch or $35 dinner at some of D.C.'s finest restaurants. Mo...

Fine Folks, Part II: Kasey Chambers Goes Under the Covers

Michael Bialas | Posted 10.13.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

One of Australia's most popular and celebrated singer-songwriters enjoys touring America. Even if she isn't known on a first-name basis in this country like fellow Aussies who simply can go by Olivia, Kylie, Keith and Nicole.

The Zombies At Howard Theatre: HuffPost DC Top 5 For August 9

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.09.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR THURSDAY, AUGUST 9 1. The Zombies At Howard Theatre We don't usually recommend nostalgia acts. This is not a nostalgia act. Yes, they ar...

A Hard Day's Night Out With Steve Earle, Los Lobos

Michael Bialas | Posted 10.05.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

After four songs, Los Lobos spokesman Cesar Rosas, who had the unenviable task of zapping some energy into the crowd, said, "Can y'all breathe all right?... I need some tequila."

Lucinda Williams in Concert: Hot Mama Plays It Cool in Colorado

Michael Bialas | Posted 09.28.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Of course, a literary flair allows Williams to write from experience and she knows how dealing with the dark side can lead to tragic consequences. As one of this country's finest writers of roots music, she expresses all that with a gravelly voice that still receives mixed reviews.