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Kin: A Conversation With Rodney Crowell

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.13.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


Stars To Celebrate Johnny Cash's 80th Birthday

AP | Posted 04.29.2012 | Celebrity

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A diverse all-star lineup will celebrate the 80th birthday of Johnny Cash with an April concert. Kenny Chesney, Kris Kristof...

Dog Ears Music: Born in January Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 03.07.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week we review albums by Xavier Cugat, Pat Benatar, Edwinn Star, Eric Stewart, Alicia Keys and other artists.

Weekend Recommendations -- September 15-18

Girl at a Bar | Posted 11.15.2011 | Los Angeles
Girl at a Bar

Labor Day has come and gone, but fall doesn't officially begin until Friday, September 23rd. So before we welcome in the cool autumn breezes, here's to one last weekend of sizzling summer celebrations.

Keeper: Meeting John Doe Again, Chatting With The X-Man

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


Lucinda Williams Brings Blues, Heartache and Protest to Washington

Art Levine | Posted 09.18.2011 | Entertainment
Art Levine

At Lucinda Williams' Washington show, it was a mad love-fest between audience and performer that I've rarely seen outside of a Bruce Springsteen concert.

Do You Feel Like We Do?: Chats with Peter Frampton, Lenka, Blackie & The Rodeo Kings, and William Fitzsimmons

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.05.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


Stevie Nicks In Your Dreams and Conversations with Matt Nathanson, Roger McGuinn and My Chemical Romance's Gerard Way

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.19.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


Dog Ears Music: "Mother Stands for Comfort" Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 07.06.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week, we feature music by Peaches, Sly & The Family Stone, Kate Bush, Roy Orbison, and more.

Blessed: A Conversation With Lucinda Williams, Plus David Berkeley's Video "George Square"

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

2011-03-07-mr.jpgFor her new album, Blessed, Lucinda Williams brought in Don Was on production.

Rahm Floats The Idea Of Chicago Music District

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

He likes the Stones, Lucinda Williams and Smashing Pumpkins. He even gets off the couch to go see the shows -- and is toying with creating a district ...

PLAY > SKIP: This Week's New Music

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

PLAY > SKIP: New Music for the Week of March 1 Now that the Oscars are over, can we get back to some music? There are singer-songwriters and bands wh...

Three Music Festival Getaway Ideas for Spring/Summer

Stephanie Keller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stephanie Keller

For those looking for fresh ideas for 2011, there is a set of festivals still sneaking in under the radar with badass, blockbuster line-ups and evolved concepts that offer a fantastic festival experience.

Mondo Amore, a Mission Bell and Joey's Song: Conversations With Amos Lee, Nicole Atkins and Michael Gomoll

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


Carrie Rodriguez Reveals Her Love Connection With Our Country

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Carrie Rodriguez was cracking up at the very idea, realizing how preposterous this pairing on her most recent album might seem to a perfect stranger.

Allison Moorer HuffPo Interview: Awaiting John Henry Earle

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Singer-songwriter Allison Moorer talks about her new album,Crows, the impending birth of her first child and the state of country music.

Memoirs & A Tin Can Trust: Conversations with Rosanne Cash and Los Lobos' Steve Berlin

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Rosanne Cash's new autobiography is clearly the journey of Rosanne Cash, not a back door glimpse into the life of Johnny Cash. Others in her position might not have been so elegant.

Lucinda Williams: She Breaks My Heart

Joseph Smigelski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Joseph Smigelski

Lucinda is a unique artist, one who is hard to categorize because she is always expanding her musical world. Her songs possess a combination of frankness and maturity that is rare in popular music.

Sweet Pieta Brown Gives Grand Performance for Grandmother

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Ain't grandmotherly love grand? June Cleveland can read Pieta Brown's lyrics at home while still enjoying the music, all along cherishing those precious moments spent with her first grandchild.

Carrie Rodriguez Shows A Whole Lotta Love (and Circumstance)

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

A tireless, gracious and versatile performer, this tenderhearted temptress from Texas is known for ably assisting other groups, whether she's opening or closing a show.

Seattle Dispatch: a Cafe, a Community, and the Moon Above It All

Ming Holden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ming Holden

The recent years' wave of closed doors crossing the country has affected not only places of industrial employ but also the community hubs and cafes that host local musicians.

"Let's Get Lost": A Final Playlist for an Island Full of Great Memories

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

More than any other show in recent memory, Lost required our full attention and rewarded that sort of dedicating viewing with its singular elusive excellence.

With Love To Seamus, Lucinda, and Leonard: A Conversation With Matthew Ryan

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

He has been compared to Bruce Springsteen and Tom Waits, yet the very prolific singer-songwriter Matthew Ryan has eluded pop stardom.

Americana Idol: A Conversation With Lucinda Williams, Plus Michael Jackson, Donovan, Jonathan Tyler, Serena Ryder, and more

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Though Lucinda Williams' music spans various decades and genres, her unique musical amalgam mostly is identified as that tasty stew called "Americana."

Now Hear This: Allison Moorer Prepares for Special Deliveries

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Bialas

Close to delivering her eighth record and first child (in that order), Allison Moorer seems far removed from her previous life as a Country It Girl. I...