Melissa Etheridge

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'Who Charted'

Having paid my dues by wading through the alt-rock and godawful-country charts, I've earned the right to tackle the steamy stuff.
Billboard's Hot Adult Top 40
By DAVID THORPE  |  March 24, 2009

Darien Brahms + American Music Club

Not to diminish where she is right now, but Darien Brahms would make one hell of a novelty dive-bar act in 20 years.
Music seen at SPACE Gallery, April 21, 2008
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  April 23, 2008

Dance, Monkey: Billy Gardell

We could have a couple of monkeys run this country from a Russian space station.
We put a visiting comic on the hot seat
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  January 16, 2008

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

It’s been two decades since Paul Simon ushered this South African a cappella group onto the world stage.
Ilembe: Honoring Shaka Zula | Heads Up
By BANNING EYRE  |  January 14, 2008

Three of a kind

Deborah Harry admitted that there was no method to the madness involved in making her new solo album, Necessary Evil.
Deborah Harry, Annie Lennox, and Siouxsie Sioux
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  October 08, 2007

Happy endings

The end is nigh! And I’m not talking about the mortgage market.
Bad news begets good tunes
By MATT ASHARE  |  September 12, 2007


Live Earth 2007

So you’re headed to a Live Earth gig somewhere, whether outside New York City or in a remote outpost in Antarctica.
Where to go, who to see, what to know — even if you don't have a ticket
By JEFF INGLIS  |  July 10, 2007

Michelle Malone

When Michelle Malone emerged from Atlanta with her band Drag the River at the end of the ’80s, she seemed neck-and-neck with Melissa Etheridge in the Janis Joplin stakes. "Down," Michelle Malone  (mp3) "Cypress Inn," Michelle Malone  (mp3)
Sugarfoot | Valley Entertainment
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  October 30, 2006

Les Moonves Leads Commencement Charge

Talk about poor alumni relations.
BU to Howard Stern: Drop Dead
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  May 03, 2006

Going on sale, April 7, 2006

Tony Bennett, Tom Jones, Styx and more
The latest news from the concert-ticket trade
By WILL SPITZ  |  April 04, 2006
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Singin' it for themselves

If you think that the live music scene in Portland’s gay bars is dominated by karaoke, you’d be dead ... right!
Portland's gay-friendly atmosphere leaves gay clubs holding the mic
By TONY GIAMPETRUZZI  |  February 23, 2006