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The articulate melodic eloquence of Bill Frisell

Many of us have embarrassing moments in our past, but when one of the hippest jazz dudes around admits to donning a leisure suit and playing in a show band, you prepare for a wince on the seismic level.
Rolling with the changes
By JIM MACNIE  |  June 17, 2011

Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt at the State Theatre


Apparently, the Road to Ensenada leads through Portland. Lyle Lovett, Texan, country fusionist, and multiple Grammy Award winner teams with heartland bluesman John Hiatt for...
By webteam  |  January 12, 2011

John Hiatt at the Strand Theatre


Finally, perpetual Grammy-nominee John Hiatt performs his well-honed everyman meld of roots-folk at the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St. in Rockland. Tickets are $60; call...
By webteam  |  September 15, 2010
John Hiatt at the Newport Yachting Center

John Hiatt at the Newport Yachting Center


The last time out on Same Old Man, John Hiatt was reminiscing about the younger days and keeping an eye on the relatively short time...
By webteam  |  June 22, 2010
John Hiatt at Lupo's with Holly Williams

John Hiatt at Lupo's with Holly Williams


Looking over your shoulder is a rather typical move when inching toward 60. Age-wise, that's where John Hiatt's at these days, but instead of goopy...
By webteam  |  March 03, 2010

Tuesday Ticket Alert: Kooks, Paul Weller, Rollins, Mountain (?!)


WFNX Disorientation with Flogging Molly, the Kooks, Alkaline Trio, Rogue Wave, and Does It Offend Yo...
By Carly Carioli  |  July 15, 2008


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Going on sale: July 18, 2008

The Walkmen, Ray LaMontagne, Jonathan Richman, Gang Gang Dance, Paul Weller, and Henry Rollins.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  July 15, 2008

Save the dates, and get your tickets

Here’s a guide to some you might want to buy early for, a few of which have already been rescheduled due to recent snowstorms.
Music seen: 2008 in preview
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  December 26, 2007
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Nick Lowe

It wouldn’t kill his integrity to have a Rockpile-style bash just once.
At My Age | Yep Rock
By BRETT MILANO  |  August 07, 2007
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Holding out Hope

A few weeks ago, I was sitting in a bar having a quiet late-afternoon cocktail when I became aware of an insistent, irritating noise.
Mandy Moore does it her way
By CHARLES TAYLOR  |  June 19, 2007
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Something for everybody

As that great philosopher Brian Wilson once observed, summer means fun.
This summer, New England’s music calendar offers everything from Neil Sedaka to Lez Zeppelin
By BRETT MILANO  |  June 11, 2007


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Dead reckoning

Crystal Zevon’s I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead is the kind of biography you’d expect from Warren Zevon, who never had much use for cheap sentiment.
The dark side of Warren Zevon in biography
By BRETT MILANO  |  May 29, 2007

Jim's gems


Dickinson's eclectic catalog
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  August 15, 2006
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Jules Shear

Like John Hiatt and Loudon Wainwright III, Shear is a renowned singer-songwriter from the ’70s who despite meager sales still manages to find labels dedicated to releasing his work — in this case Drexel University’s newly formed MAD Dragon Records.
DREAMS DON’T COUNT | MAD Dragon
By ELIOT WILDER  |  February 27, 2006

Portland scene report, February 24, 2006

Geno's plans tribute to patriarch; As Fast As hits the fast lane; Matt Newberg and Mark Nelson doin's
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 22, 2006