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Czech's Mix Part 3: Clarinet Factory (VIDEO)

Michal Shapiro | Posted 10.04.2014 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

One of the surprising performances at the Crossroads Festival (part of the Colours of Ostrava Festival) in Czech Republic, was from the ensemble called the Clarinet Factory. Made up of heavily classically credentialed players, they made music that was seductive to the ear.

Live & Dangerous: Fall 2014

Jeff Pollack | Posted 09.24.2014 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

Summer may be over, but that doesn't mean you still can't find time to enjoy some spectacular live music. There are plenty of great shows this month happening all over the country, from LA to NYC.

Riot Fest Music Festival 2014: Up Close (Photos)

Lindsey Best | Posted 09.18.2014 | Entertainment
Lindsey Best

This year, in celebration of their 10th year anniversary, 10 bands performed their classic albums in their entirety.

Music Turns Me on: A Conversation With the Hot Band Dopapod

Taraleigh Weathers | Posted 09.16.2014 | Entertainment
Taraleigh Weathers

Listening to music is one way I thrive in this world and Dopapod songs find their way on to my playlists daily.

Watch Lorde Cover Kanye West And Bon Iver

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 09.15.2014 | Entertainment

Currently touring around the United States with Majical Cloudz, Lorde has been covering Kanye West's "Flashing Lights" and Bon Iver's "Heavenly Father...

The Biggest, Gayest Music Festival Ever Hits Austin This Weekend

Logan Lynn | Posted 09.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Logan Lynn

This coming weekend, September 12-14, over 100 LGBTQ artists and performers will descend upon Austin, Texas for the inaugural Stargayzer Festival -- an epic 3-day queer music & arts mega-fest, previously unmatched in scale.

A Night at The Catalyst with Avey Tare and the Slasher Flicks

Dieter Holger | Posted 10.09.2014 | College
Dieter Holger

On Aug. 26 Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks performed for Santa Cruz. Avey Tare (aka David Portner) is a founding member of the critically-acclaimed band Animal Collective. Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks is the latest musical project of the artist.

Best Spots for Live Music: 10 Hotels From Las Vegas To Mexico

Oyster | Posted 10.07.2014 | Travel
Oyster

From poolside DJ sets to soulful jazz in a cozy lounge, hotels give their guests a unique way to enjoy the city without leaving the grounds. If you're someone who loves to kick back and enjoy live music, you'll definitely want to bookmark these 10 hotels!

10 Ideas for a Simple, Healthy Summer

Amy Arndt | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Arndt

What if we decided to make the summer of 2014 a simple, healthy one? Do you long to turn off the gadgets and make some great memories? Wouldn't it be nice to feel better by making some simple healthy choices?

The Entrancing Musical Experience of Yann Tiersen

Molly Fosco | Posted 08.19.2014 | Arts
Molly Fosco

Yann Tiersen's performance is a unique live music experience that will take you completely out of the present, only to put you right back in at the moments when you can truly appreciate his talent.

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...

Chicago in the Summer

Mark DeCarlo | Posted 08.09.2014 | Chicago
Mark DeCarlo

Whether you're looking for great food, music or simply a few new friends to complain about the Cubs to, put summertime in Chicago on your bucket-list. Just make sure you check your weather app before you pack.

Put the Smartphone Down and Enjoy the Show!

Reid Wegley | Posted 08.06.2014 | Entertainment
Reid Wegley

The smartphone craze is destroying the concert-going experience, at least according to the musicians and the pro photographers who take pictures of sa...

On June 2, 2014 at Black Cat, Something Special Happened

Ben E. Kessler | Posted 08.04.2014 | DC
Ben E. Kessler

With the organized chaos of a controlled experiment, Priests precisely executed a set for the ages. Borrowing from moments from each part of their short career, the band ignited the crowd in joy and frenzy.

Hotels With Live Music

Departures Magazine | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
Departures Magazine

Whether it's sunset concerts sung in the local language at Malawi's Kaya Mawa resort, up-and-coming musicians performing at the Santa Monica beach club Casa del Mar or access to one of the most renowned music venues in the world at the W Austin, hotels have found a way to truly shape their atmosphere.

Jody Watley Brings 30 Years of Hits to Yoshi's Oakland May 29

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 07.28.2014 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

Don't expect only her '80s hits from Jody Watley. When the superstar brings her act to Yoshi's Oakland May 29, the show will reflect the breadth of her multi-decade career.

Are Music Festivals Killing the Live Music Venue Vibe?

Localeur | Posted 07.27.2014 | Entertainment
Localeur

In Austin, where classic venues like Emo's and Antone's have been forced out of their downtown locations in part due to rising operating costs, music festivals can be seen as a partial if not a root cause of less patronage to these businesses over the last decade before their closings.

Where Will You Celebrate Bob Dylan's Birthday?

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 07.22.2014 | Entertainment
Anne Margaret Daniel

Bob Dylan turns 73 over Memorial Day weekend, on May 24. Increasingly, birthday celebrations are being held around the world by his fans, featuring local musicians playing covers of Dylan songs and tributes of their own.

Women's History Month: 'I Am Woman' [Live Mix]

Kitty Cash | Posted 05.31.2014 | Women
Kitty Cash

To me, celebrating Women's History Month was more about celebrating the woman that I am becoming and paying homage to the women of influence. In order to do that I had to dig into what embodied the woman I have aspired to be and the reasoning behind that.

Basia Bulat, Tall Tall Shadow and a Sacred Live Show

Stephanie Keller | Posted 05.20.2014 | Entertainment
Stephanie Keller

I began listening to the entirety of her new album, Tall Tall Shadow on repeat (where she plays four instruments including the charango and autoharp) and jumped at the chance to see her live.

The World's Sexiest "Rocklesque" Show is Back on Stage

Wes Hurley | Posted 05.10.2014 | Entertainment
Wes Hurley

Though her name may be different, one will still find the same quality in her shows -- sublime yet raw in the best rock 'n' roll kind of way.

WATCH: Indie Rock Band Cheatahs Brings The Noise With 'The Swan'

HuffPost Live | Lauren Betesh | Posted 03.03.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Indie rock group Cheatahs graced HuffPost Live's stage, performing "The Swan" and "Kenworth" off their debut album. After the performance, host Theo B...

Live and Dangerous: SXSW 2014 (Part 1)

Jeff Pollack | Posted 04.15.2014 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

Attendees will be hard-pressed at this year's festival to find a band with more energy and spark than NONONO. The Swedish folk/electro-pop group emerged late last year with the wildly infectious single "Pumpin' Blood" and have been building momentum ever since.

New Orleans City Hall Is Targeting Live Music For Being Too Loud, So These Musicians Showed Them Real Noise

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Live music is a staple of New Orleans, on dimly lit street corners, in world-renowned jazz clubs and pretty much anywhere and everywhere in between. B...

Giving the Gift of Live Music

Maggie Hollander | Posted 02.19.2014 | Entertainment
Maggie Hollander

Don't think one night of fun is as valuable as something physical? You don't have to take my word for it -- check out these stories from a few fabulous females who happen to be incredible music writers.