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Conversations With Toto's Steve Lukather, Jenny Sheinman, Jeff Black and Oh Honey's Mitchy Collins and Danielle Bouchard

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.08.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

We were never the trendiest band, but we've always been here. Even the critics that hated us back in the day, you get them drunk and they know the lyrics to all these songs.

Conversations With Michael McDonald, Charlie Daniels, Nickel Creek's Sara Watkins and City Under Siege's John Wittlinger

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.01.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

I feel like your new album, A Dotted Line, is like Nickel Creek 3.0, skipping right by 2.0. What in the world happened here, Sara Watkins of Nickel Creek?

Chats with Pat Metheny, John Butler and Declan O'Rourke, Plus Dukes of September, Stone Cold Fox and Bike For Three Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.06.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Conversations With Stone Temple Pilot's Chester Bennington, Gavin DeGraw and Boz Scaggs, Plus a Pillars And Tongues Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"We're having a lot of fun, we've been very, very productive creatively, we have a lot of great music that we're still working on and here to put out as fast as possible and we're playing shows and all of this is happening as Linkin Park is working on our next record."

Conversations With Graham Nash, Allen Toussaint and Colin Gilmore, Plus Coney Hatch and Dom La Nena Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.24.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Music, absolutely, without question, put me in a direction that you can say saved my life, although to me, my life was already safe."

As the 'Mood Swings' Tour Opens, a Conversation With Steely Dan's Donald Fagen

Joan K. Smith | Posted 09.17.2013 | Entertainment
Joan K. Smith

Steely Dan is proving itself one of the 21st century's most consistent, and unfailingly impressive, touring acts.

The Joy That Is Allen Toussaint

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.25.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Seeing Allen Toussaint perform twice in the space of about 60 days -- in drastically different circumstances each time -- reminded me of why a love for musical roots can seemingly never run out of ways to discover and rediscover the beginnings of American popular music.

PHOTOS: The Coolest Music Festival Of The Summer?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 05.01.2013 | San Francisco

Summer in San Francisco inevitably means two things: shivering tourists complaining about "sunny" California and the Stern Grove Festival. In the o...

Memphis: A Conversation With Boz Scaggs, Plus The Stone Foxes "Cotto" Video Exclusive, and Hey Marseilles Makes an Album

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.01.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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'Tis the Season: Chatting With Scotty McCreery, Rita Coolidge and Tom Keifer, Plus Slam Dunk's "Fantasy" Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.12.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I enjoy getting out in front of the crowds every single night, I enjoy seeing their faces light up and having a good time out there and seeing the smiles on their faces. That's what gives me a thrill now, just getting up there for the live action and just performing."

Once Again, Donald Fagen Delivers

Joan K. Smith | Posted 12.17.2012 | Entertainment
Joan K. Smith

Donald Fagen -- as a solo artist -- is back, and this time we only had to wait six years. When the first single from Sunken Condos dropped in September, it only heightened anticipation. Now that the full album is in hand, how does it size up?

Sunken Condos: A Conversation With Donald Fagen & Michael Leonhart

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.15.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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When Do You Stop Taking Financial Risks?

Don McNay | Posted 11.23.2012 | Money
Don McNay

I knew of a woman who was always trying to meet a guy driving a new Mercedes. She should have been looking for someone who drives a 10-year-old Toyota. The Toyota driver is more likely to have real wealth in the long run.

Expando: A Conversation With Eagle Timothy B. Schmit

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.03.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

According to Timothy B. Schmit on the name of his new album, he says the word itself came from a mobile home he used to live in when he was a kid.

'When the Deal Goes Down': A Taxing Playlist for a Tax Deal

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

It's always been hard to make a fun, catchy argument for higher taxes in America. Here, then, is my taxing playlist for background music as America plays "Let's Make A Tax Deal."

Dukes of September, McCartney's Guitarist & An Australian's Tourabout: Conversations With Michael McDonald, Brian Ray, and Xavier Rudd

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

According to singer Michael McDonald, "I remember thinking, 'God, why [is Motown] asking me to do this?' At the same time, I wanted so badly to do it and I wouldn't allow myself to say no."

Dog Ears Music: Born In June Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week, we feature music by Prince (and The Revolution), Nancy Sinatra, Brandon Flowers (The Killers), Michael Cera, and others.

Hollywood Swinging: Your Winning Oscar Party Playlist

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here is your free Oscar Party playlist put together in order to make everyone feel like an Academy Award-winner -- or less of an Academy Award-loser -- on Sunday night.

Theater/Music: Sleepwalking, Seafaring and Scaggs

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Sleepwalk With Me, Mike Birbiglia's solo show, falls somewhere between the pure monologues of Spalding Gray and the brilliant, idiosyncratic but clearly stand-up of Eddie Izzard.