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"Peace": Chatting with O.A.R.'s Marc Roberge, Jordy Towers of SomeKindaWonderful and Iamsu!, Plus Dom Flemons and Mike Sempert Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.22.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

A Conversation with O.A.R.'s Marc Roberge Mike Ragogna: Hey Marc, it looks like O.A.R.'s bringing peace to the world! Marc Roberge: [laughs] The s...

On the Culture Front: Missing Treme, Reveling in Chris Thile, and Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Chris Kompanek | Posted 03.15.2014 | New York
Chris Kompanek

As Treme has come to a close, it's hard to decide whether the food or music will be more memorable.

Conversations With Sammy Hagar, Chick Corea and Tom Rush, Plus a Manicanparty Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.25.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"If you want to be a band, a rocker, a guy that can play music and jam with other people and be a real musician, then you've just got to go play as much as you can in front of as many people as you can any time, anywhere and live and breathe it. Put your head down and keep on swinging."

Folk Music for Young and Old: New Releases From the Carolina Chocolate Drops and The Chieftains

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 08.08.2012 | Home
Stephen D. Winick

In the United States and around the world, roots music is thriving. You can see it at the highest levels of the global music scene, in the work of Grammy-winning artists such as the Carolina Chocolate Drops and the Chieftains, both of which have new albums very much worth hearing.

Spiritualized At 9:30 Club: Top 5 for May 10

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 05.10.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR THURSDAY, MAY 10 1. Spiritualized At 9:30 Some hardcore Spiritualized fans have been waiting for this shows for years. Others are just ...

TONIGHT: Trailer Park Boys At Lisner Auditorium

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 05.08.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR THE NEXT 5 DAYS 1.) Trailer Park Boys At Lisner Auditorium This Canadian comedy phenomenon was doing "Eastbound and Down" nearly 10 year...

The Civil Wars, Missy Higgins Show Their True Blue Colors at Folks Fest

Michael Bialas | Posted 10.26.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

For three thoughtful souls with the power and resiliency to sing awfully sad songs, Missy Higgins, Joy Williams and John Paul White look pretty damn happy. And pretty damn pretty to boot.

Dog Ears Music: The Leftovers/What's to Eat? 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 Iggy Pop, Sean Hayes, The Leftovers, Joanna Newsom, Donna Summer, Oppenheimer and more.

This Weekend: Old-Time String Band Magic

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago's getting a taste of Southern tradition this weekend, as one of the great old-time string bands comes through town. The Carolina Chocolate Dr...

Sxip Shirey's Magic Journey: Sonic New York

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Holly Cara Price

Sxip Shirey looks like a magician, with his wiry gray exploding hair and mischief eyes, and he has an uncanny ability to cast a musical spell over a r...

Dog Ears Music: Volume 131

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

This week, we feature music from Carolina Chocolate Drops, Slowdive, the Honeycombs, Trashcan Sinatras, and others.

The Carolina Chocolate Drops Give Chicago Something To Barn Dance About

HuffPost Eyes&Ears Local | Jeff Pinzino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit It used to be that Chicago had the most famous country music radio show in America. The WL...