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By the Book in Telluride: Presenting 40 Years of Festivation

Michael Bialas | Posted 06.17.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

The Telluride Bluegrass Festival this week is celebrating its 41st year of roots music in the picture-perfect setting among the San Juan Mountain peaks in southwest Colorado. It's a shame if you haven't experienced it at least once.

'Grimm' Actress Ties The Knot

Posted 01.25.2014 | Celebrity

"Grimm" actress Claire Coffee married Punch Brothers frontman Chris Thile at Blackberry Farm in Tennessee on Dec. 23, People reports. The 33-year-o...

Conversations With Mark Knopfler, James Blunt and The 5 Browns, Galen Hawthorne's Control Review, Plus Damien Escobar, Piers Faccini and Fink Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.07.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I've always been a roots enthusiast really, it's always been based around the blues and folk music, so there are large areas of influence there. I didn't just want to just make a straight blues album."

Chats With Nick Hexum, Chris Thile and Cage The Elephant's Matt Shultz, Plus Exclusives from NCIS's Michael Weatherly, Stükenberg and Geoffrey The Giant

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.22.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"This is my first solo album. I've guest spotted on a couple of bands, I sang songs with the bands The Urge and Sugar Ray a really long time ago, so this is the first solo outing of my own."

Dog Ears Music: After Independence Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 07.05.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Elliott Smith, The Clash, Bix Beiderbecke, and Elton John.

Gentlemen Streets & The Blue Dog: A Conversation with Nick Mery and Audio Exclusives, Plus Bow Down Before LoKi and The Untz Challenge

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.26.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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On the Culture Front: Ben Howard, Punch Brothers, Belleville, The Flick and more

Chris Kompanek | Posted 03.26.2013 | New York
Chris Kompanek

It's been a packed month of culture. I finally made it down to the Barclays Center for Mumford and Sons, and the weekend before I caught one of my favorite bluegrass-based acts, The Punch Brothers.

Dog Ears Music: Volume 235

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 09.05.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week we review music by Marty Robbins, Eisley, 윤미래 Yoon Mi Rae, Miike Snow, Punch Brothers, Joel Hilme & Felix Martinz and more.

Dog Ears Music: Fireworks, Independence and Road Rage Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 08.29.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Elliott Smith, Bruce Springsteen, John Mellencamp, Portugal. The Man, Voxtrot, Joy Division and more.

Fathers, Mumford & Sons at Telluride Bluegrass Festival

Michael Bialas | Posted 08.21.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

The buzz has been building for Mumford & Sons since their first appearance at Telluride last year, and it may have reached epic proportions on June 19, 2011.

Mandolins

Daniel Menaker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Daniel Menaker

Commerce has no shame -- it really doesn't. From 1919 to 1923, Lloyd Loar worked for the Gibson company, making F-5 mandolins whose quality has never been matched. So why is a Japanese company putting his name on theirs?

Media McDonalds: The Mental Starvation of Americans Fat on Junk Food News & Media

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Brian Ross

OPINION - Rupert Murdoch, owner of Fox News and Fox TV is to the media business what Ray Kroc, McDonalds founder, was to the restaurant biz: A purveyo...

And They Will Ask: Where were you when the Punch Brothers invaded?

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brian Ross

There are bands and musicians that redefine a genre of music for the ages. The Beatles in rock. Parker, Monk, Coltrane and Gillespie in Jazz. Tonight...

Reasons To Be Cheerful (Part 1)

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Here are the first of two offerings of some current inspirations for cheer. If you've been laid off, Madeoff-ed, or you just plain need a lift during a tough holiday season, check these out.