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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.

Not the Usual Playlist: 4 Songs About Home

Henriette Lazaridis Power | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Henriette Lazaridis Power

Well, if you're traveling with the aunts and the cousins, it might not mean music at all, unless your last name is Von Trapp, or dare I say Cyrus. Chances are, though, that there will be music and there will, thus, be singing.

New Indie Music Gems From LA's Underground

Xaque Gruber | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

Happily, L.A.'s locally grown music scene is as vibrant and diverse as ever with a slew of recent independent E.P.s and L.P.s so fresh and creative, they deserve your love and attention -- and airplay (KCRW and KCSN are you listening?).

Doc Doc Rocks

Michael Sigman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

If you love music, you may be vaguely familiar with the name Doc Pomus. But chances are at least one or two of the 1,000-plus songs he wrote -- includ...

AKA Doc Pomus: Documenting the "Save the Last Dance" Songwriter

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The songwriter of rock & roll classics like "This Magic Moment," "Teenager in Love," "Viva Las Vegas,"--yes, Elvis Presley's hit-- and "Save the Last ...

Sex, Booze And Audiotape: Singer Shawn Colvin Discusses Revealing New Memoir

Laura Rowley | Posted 08.07.2012 | Fifty
Laura Rowley

Shawn Colvin, the three-time Grammy-winner best known for the 1997 hit "Sunny Came Home," released a new album and a memoir this week. Lyrical, funny and painfully honest, Diamond in the Rough reads like a seriously fractured fairy tale.

Lighting Up and Lifting Off The Ground: Conversations With Shawn Mullins and Chely Wright

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The Thorns absolutely has been my radar since it was first issued. Now, he's been the songwriter's songwriter for a long time: care to go into some of the Shawn Mullins story?

Listening Booth 1970: A Conversation With Marc Cohn

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Listening Booth: 1970 is a concept album that compiles Marc Cohn's favorite -- and many would feel greatest -- songs from that year.

Simon & Garfunkel Songs Played At SummerStage Gala

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

SummerStage celebrated its 25th anniversary with a host of musicians playing songs from Simon & Garfunkel's body of work. Mayor Bloomberg and Art Garf...

He's Gone: Remembering The Great Tom "T-Bone" Wolk

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Tom "T-Bone" Wolk was a guy who was impossible not to love -- especially if you cared about music even half as much as he did.