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Hard Working Americans Know How to Get the Job Done, Seriously

Michael Bialas | Posted 03.12.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

"Holy shit, I think someone just sent me a bunch of drugs," funky folk singer-songwriter Todd Snider announced from Nashville. "That's mushrooms." Just another day in the life of a well-traveled troubadour.

Enjoying 'Enjoy Yourself'

Michael Sigman | Posted 02.23.2014 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

"Enjoy Yourself" and I will be 65 in a few months, and given our shared history, we decided to get together and discuss that milestone. Which is to say, "Enjoy Yourself" spoke and I listened.

Conversations With Marshall Chapman and Petula Clark, Plus Exclusives from The Rides and The Doobie Brothers, and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.03.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

For those wondering what the heck Stephen Stills has been doing lately, he's got an extensive box set and a new project co-starring Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Chicago blues-o-phile Barry Goldberg. Here is an exclusive from their album Can't Get Enough.

Like Comedy: Chatting With The Proclaimers' Charlie Reid, Plus Tarmac Adam's Exclusive, and Todd Snider on Gay Marriage and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.29.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

What? You don't know about Tarmac Adam? The group includes Crowded House bass player, Nick Seymour, and is the creation of Melbourne, Australia-based songwriter Matt O'Donnell and multi-instrumentalist Steve Paix.

Folk Singer: Rahm Helped Inspire Banker Protest Song

Posted 04.27.2012 | Chicago

Considering the Chicago mayor's background as an investment banker, the news that Rahm Emanuel helped inspire a banker protest song written by a popul...

The Storyteller & Paradise Lost: Conversations With Todd Snider and Great American Taxi's Vince Herman

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.27.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Seeds We Sow: Chatting With Lindsey Buckingham Plus Robert Earl Keen and Rose Hill Drive's Video Premiere

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.24.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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"Get A Job": A Playlist To Employ The Mind of Senator Jim Bunning

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Wild

I hear that it's really, really cold in Washington. No, I'm not talking about the temperature outside, but rather inside the soul of Senator Jim Bunning.

ACL 2009 Festival Highlights: Them Crooked Vultures, Dirty Projectors, Bon Iver, Pearl Jam and More

Stephanie Keller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stephanie Keller

Three days, 130 bands, eight stages. Downpours and all, there was no shortage of enjoyed spectacle and divine sounds over the weekend at the Austin City Limits Festival.

"Nice Work If You Can Get It": My Playlist for a Musical Jobs Summit

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Obama's job summit was a sincere attempt to bring together great minds to help ease what has become a national crisis. My musical jobs summit -- not so much.

Austin City Limits Festival and Weekend Guide

Stephanie Keller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stephanie Keller

This year's festival should be particularly enjoyable: an awesome roster of bands, weather in the 80s, new grass on the field, Torchy's Tacos added to the food vendor lineup -- all very promising.