Gregg Allman

Remembering the Cranberries’ Dolores O’Riordan

<i>The Popcast is hosted by Jon Caramanica, a pop music critic for The New York Times. It covers the latest in pop music criticism, trends and news.</i><p>Last month, Steven Kurutz wrote in The New York Times about “the avalanche of rock ’n’ roll death” — the perception that for music fans of a certain age, …

The Arts

Get ready, Darius Rucker and Lady Antebellum are coming to Riverbend

Mark your calendars Cincinnati, Darius Rucker and Lady Antebellum are coming to town.

Keith Urban

How Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks fell in love over Chicago blues records

To celebrate her football team's first playoff appearance in 10 years, Susan Tedeschi sang the national anthem. Or, rather, at the Jacksonville Jaguars' EverBank Field earlier this month, she blasted the hinges off the national anthem. "Two or three times a day, I'd be around the house and hear her …

Entertainment

Baylor Project: Meet The Nominee

Raul Midón Is Bad-A**, Blind & A 2018 GRAMMY Nominee<p>Jan 11, 2018 - 6:52 pm<p>Kendrick Lamar, Sam Smith & More To Perform At 2018 GRAMMYs<p>Jan 17, 2018 - …

Music

Oregon Food Bank ends 30-year relationship with Waterfront Blues Festival

In a major turnaround, Oregon Food Bank leaders said Tuesday the group will step down from its role of owner/operator of the Waterfront Blues …

Portland, OR

Hip-hop vs Rock and Roll: Why hip-hop tops the charts, but rock shows are here to stay

CLOSE<p>Nielsen Music's 2017 year-end-report puts rap at the top of the list for most listened to genre of 2017.<p>Rock ’n’ roll has been king of the music …

Imagine Dragons

Famed Muscle Shoals music producer Rick Hall dies at 85

WASHINGTON — Rick Hall, a music producer and recording engineer who crafted hit recordings in the Southern soul style for singers such as Aretha …

Soul Music

Shake off winter and get down with some of the season’s best concerts

From intimate folk clubs to club beats bouncing around TD Garden, we have concerts for every taste. Fine, not every taste. Sadly, our winter music …

Stephen Malkmus

Q&A: Georgia blues icon Tinsley Ellis talks Allman Brothers, new album, Alligator Records - Atlanta Business Chronicle

By Phil W. Hudson <br>– Staff Writer, Atlanta Business Chronicle<p>Jan 10, 2018, 4:56pm EST<p>On Jan. 9, Atlanta Business Chronicle's Phil W. Hudson spoke with …

Music

Those Who Left Us: Select Literary Obituaries of 2017

Poets, editors, songwriters, teachers, journalists, novelists—some great writers and some under-sung ones left us this year. Here, in chronological …

Literature

LOVE IS STRONGER THAN DEATH, OR, A LITTLE NOTE OF HOPE FOR 2018

<b>In loving memory of Mikio Fujioka</b><p>It’s a fact that life expectancy keeps going up with every century, yet I feel like all I hear about lately is death.<p>…

Love

Pro-Shot Videos: Travers Brothership Records ‘Echo Sessions’ With Marcus King

Watch Travers Brothership's full 'Echo Sessions' including video of the quartet covering an Allman Brothers Band classic with Marcus King.

Keyboards

Top 5 Classic Rock Albums of 2017

Certain themes emerged as we examined the best of 2017's best classic rock albums. Watch the video above to find out how they all stacked up.<p>You'll …

Classic Rock

OSHA fines 'The Walking Dead' production company in stuntman's death

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined the producers of hit AMC television show “The Walking Dead” in the death of a stuntman working on an episode of the show in Georgia last summer.<p>Stalwart Films LLC, the production company, was notified Friday that it was being fined $12,675 …

TV

The Five Best Events on the Culinary Calendar This Weekend

<b>Friday, January 5</b><br>With brunch lines snaking down every city sidewalk for miles on weekends, it's amazing more eateries don't serve weekday brunch to …

Denver

The Jackson Browne Flashback

A few nights ago I went down another rabbit hole. With thoughts of listening to Valerie Carter’s version of “Face of Appalachia,” I was about to dial …

Jackson Browne

Our 2018 Grammy Awards Predictions — Make Yours!

The 2018 Grammy Awards are less than a month away, and that means it's time for the staff of Taste of Country and our readers to face off in our …

Little Big Town (Band)

Rick Hall, Muscle Shoals record producer, dies aged 85

"American music wouldn’t be the same without his contributions"<p><b>Rick Hall</b>, the influential Muscle Shoals record producer, has died aged 85.<p>Judy Hood …

Music

Styx, Queen and Tom Petty Win 2017 UCR Fan Choice Awards

The polls are closed and the people have spoken. We've tallied up your ballots to determine the winners of the 2017 Ultimate Classic Rock Fan Choice …

Keyboards

Beer Calendar: A Black Project Lottery and the Big Beers Fest

Copper Kettle Brewing<p><b>Wednesday, January 3</b><br>Copper Kettle Brewing kicks off an entire month of coffee firkins at 2 p.m. with Coffee Citrus Paradisi, a …

Denver

Producer Rick Hall, 'Father of Muscle Shoals Music,' Dead at 85

Fame Studios founder launched career of Aretha Franklin, published and recorded numerous R&B, pop and country songs<p>Legendary record producer and Fame …

Music

Breaking Benjamin Tease New Song

In addition to the big stories we covered today, Wire-to-Wire provides you with some of the other key rock and metal news items from Jan. 2, 2018:<p>- …

Keith Urban

Watch Keith Urban Interview Wife Nicole Kidman (Adorable Alert)

Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman rang in the new year together in Nashville, and we got to witness it. The couple joined the New York City festivities …

Keith Urban

Black Shirt Fourtrack Porter returns in 6-pack-12oz cans with release party

<i>The Denver brewery will be releasing our winter seasonal ‘Fourtrack Porter’ in 6-pack, 12oz. cans.</i><p>Members of the Denver based bands ‘The Dollhouse …

Keyboards

Keith Urban's Spine-Chilling Tribute to 2017's Lost Artists

Nashville resident Keith Urban was tapped to play his town's annual New Year's Eve celebration (formally dubbed Jack Daniel's Music City Midnight: …

Country Music

16 Unfinished Movies That Were Canceled MID-Filming

As even the most casual cinema buff already knows, film productions get canceled all the time. A reminder of the colossal effort required to actually …

Movies

Celebrity Deaths 2017: Who We Lost This Year

2017 has brought its share of celebrity deaths, including some who died of old age after long careers; some who died unexpectedly after shocking …

Entertainment

Sean Kirst: From a year's worth of joy, tears and struggle, some quotes that resonate

One privilege of another year of column writing involves conversations with unforgettable people, who offer memorable quotes. As 2017 nears its …

Cher Is Reportedly On Her Deathbed, Concerned Friends Fear Her Health Is In A ‘Downward Spiral’

Cher may never get over the death of her ex-husband, Gregg Allman. The iconic singer is reportedly facing a massive health crisis that has landed her …

Entertainment

Sonny Bono: 20 years later, his last ski run feels 'as if it was yesterday'

Twenty years ago this week, Sonny Bono went missing.<p>He was a Palm Springs icon, born Salvatore Phillip Bono to a Sicilian peasant and a second generation Italian-American whose marriage was arranged when his mother was 14. In Washington D.C., he was the Honorable Sonny Bono, Republican member of …

Robert F. Kennedy