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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
| 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...
| 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...
| September 15, 2010
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...
| June 22, 2010
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...
| 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...
| July 15, 2008
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
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
| December 26, 2007
It wouldn’t kill his integrity to have a Rockpile-style bash just once.
At My Age | Yep Rock
| August 07, 2007
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
| June 19, 2007
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
| June 11, 2007
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
| May 29, 2007
Dickinson's eclectic catalog
| August 15, 2006
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
| 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
PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF
| February 22, 2006
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