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Fellow Law Students, Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night

Michael Shammas | Posted 09.17.2014 | College
Michael Shammas

Resist the tide. Leave law school not as an attorney, but rather as a human being who happens to be an attorney.

Only Love Can Bring You Down: Why Neil Young And Pegi's Split Broke My Heart

Lauren Daley | Posted 09.02.2014 | Entertainment
Lauren Daley

I could quote any of their words like a Southern preacher quotes the Bible. My rock and roll apostles. All, to me, spoke Truth. But while the others had been divorced too many collective times to count, Neil and Pegi stood tall and strong, always.

Happy 83rd, Ramblin' Jack

Lauren Daley | Posted 08.06.2014 | Arts
Lauren Daley

I've been lucky enough to see Ramblin' Jack twice now, including at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival, where, he surprised Beck on stage to duet on Jimmie Rodgers' "Waiting For A Train."

Summer in the '70s: Teen Angst, New Friends and Rock and Roll

Tom Cramer | Posted 07.29.2014 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

Having attended the same public school since kindergarten, after 6th grade I had to move to a new town. I didn't want to hear about going back to school at all, knowing I had to start 7th grade at a Catholic school, where I didn't know anyone.

Talkin' Johnny Winter Blues

Lauren Daley | Posted 07.28.2014 | Arts
Lauren Daley

For my music column in a southeastern Massachusetts newspaper, I'd interviewed Johnny three times for -- in 2011, 2013, and most recently in January. He'd played a local venue in our readership area every winter for years.

This Guy Rocks At Surfing

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 07.10.2014 | Weird News

Talk about multitasking. In this video, Canadian musician and wakesurfer Chris Hau shows us how to rock at surfing in the most literal way: by jamm...

Ryan Kristobak

These 'Star Wars' Themed Guitars Are Nerd Shredding Heaven

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 06.18.2014 | Entertainment

Playing guitar is pretty cool. Playing a guitar designed as Han Solo frozen in carbonite from "Star Wars: Episode V" is way cooler. Travis Stevens...

Learn How to Play Guitar by the End of the Week

Zachary Stockill | Posted 08.18.2014 | Arts
Zachary Stockill

It doesn't have to be difficult. And there's serious good news for aspiring guitarists: with the internet and smartphones at your disposal, it's never been easier -- or faster -- to gain a level of proficiency with the world's favorite instrument.

The Artist to Watch

Donna Fish | Posted 08.13.2014 | Arts
Donna Fish

I have written from time to time about different artists I come across in my random forays to theatre, dance, music and galleries here in NYC. From t...

Rodrigo y Gabriela Show They Are Grateful to the Dead on New Album

Marty Lipp | Posted 06.28.2014 | Arts
Marty Lipp

From Mexican metal band to busking in Dublin to Cuba to the White House, the unlikely story of Rodrigo y Gabriela continues with them getting back to their roots as an acoustic instrumental duo.

Uncovering the Mystery Behind Bryce Dessner's St. Carolyn by the Sea

Daniel J. Kushner | Posted 06.07.2014 | Arts
Daniel J. Kushner

In a recent interview, Dessner spoke at length about writing orchestral music, the lesson that rock music teaches, and what ultimately attracts him to contemporary classical music over pop.

Good Music and Good Vibes: Andrew Barrack's "High Off Of Love"

Judah Joseph | Posted 05.25.2014 | College
Judah Joseph

There is something delightfully charming about a singer-songwriter's music when it teleports you to the beach without a care in the world. A calming paradise of sand, sun, palm trees, and good music.

Music I (Mostly) Hold Dear: Beaser

Daniel Asia | Posted 05.19.2014 | Arts
Daniel Asia

I will make the following categorical statement about Beaser's music: there is not a note that doesn't need to be there and there is an inevitability present that is overpowering.

John Butler -- The Lost Interview

Robbie Gennet | Posted 04.05.2014 | Arts
Robbie Gennet

From his early days busking in the streets of Australia to currently headlining shows around the globe, John Butler has evolved as a guitar player, singer, songwriter and human being. Whether backed by his stellar band or solo, his music is uplifting and powerful

Brian McKnight Connects With Fans On and Off the Stage

Marjoriet T. Matute | Posted 04.05.2014 | Black Voices
Marjoriet T. Matute

A quick thrust of legendary singer Brian McKnight's hips had concert goers jumping out of their seats suddenly sending them into pure fan-demonium....

WATCH: This 11-Year-Old Challenged A Heavy Metal Band To A Guitar Duel

Posted 01.23.2014 | Good News

When fans attend concerts of their favorite musicians, they sometimes wave banners that express their devotion to the artist or band on stage. But...

WATCH: 'Back To The Future' Acoustic Remake Is As Good As It Gets

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 12.30.2013 | Entertainment

Great Scott! Gregory Johnson covered the "Back to the Future" theme song on acoustic guitar, and it is smoother than a DeLorean with a flux capacitor....

Have You Ever Seen Someone Surf, Sing And Play Guitar? Now You Have

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 08.04.2014 | Arts

While it may be cold for many, this music video is sure to warm your heart and fill you full of sunny cheer. Watch Canadian musician Chris Hau show...

Entrepreneurs, Pick up the Guitar

Panos Panay | Posted 01.27.2014 | Small Business
Panos Panay

I'm a big advocate in seeking an escape from the daily pressures of entrepreneurial life by picking up a musical instrument. For me, that's the guitar.

Things You Will NEVER Hear at a Band Sound Check

Eva Moon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Eva Moon

If you've played in a working band, you've been through the routine a thousand times. Pull in at a club, haul your gear in, set up and hope you have time to check the sound before downbeat. Below is a list of things no participant at a sound check said. Ever.

'The Five String Addict': A Guitarist's Review of Keith Richards' Life Memoir

George Rajna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
George Rajna

In Keith Richards' memoir, Life, the Rolling Stone guitarist rocks readers along his lifelong journey that began on December 18, 1943. Life chronicles Richards's career with the Rolling Stones since 1962 and tracks them from small clubs to massive arena concerts.

Astoria Characters: The Guitar Man

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Once Jon Christopher Allen finds his voice, he loses himself in the song. And everything's all right.

Lou Reed And The Cracked Guitar

Dan Levitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News
Dan Levitz

One of the things I love about Lou Reed's New York album is that it captures a real moment in the City's history. The record is dirty, vivid and sardonic. It came out in 1989 which was right before Giuliani came along.

Guitar Center Workers Rock the Shop Floor

Michelle Chen | Posted 12.24.2013 | Arts
Michelle Chen

If your 9-to-5 job revolves around your life's passion, the satisfaction of being surrounded by what you love can offset the daily grind. But such pas...

WATCH: These Two Guys Prove That Romance Is Still Alive.. Even In College

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 10.20.2013 | Good News

It looks like these two guys decided to get a head start on Valentine's Day. In this video by NelkFilmz, watch as Kyle Forgeard and Niko Martinovic...