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Photos: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
Big Freedia, Creole Wild West, Danny Barnes, Dr. John, Dave Bartholomew, Pine Leaf Boys, Tom Jones, Washboard Chaz and Zion Harmonizers perform live at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival from April 27–May 6, 2011.
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival | April 27–May 6, 2011
| May 13, 2011
Playing pretty at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
An accordion blasted a few bars of a two-step and then stopped. "That's the only Cajun music you'll hear on this stage," said Colin Meloy. The Decemberists were making their New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival debut on the Fais Do-Do stage, which is
Anthems and praise songs
| May 13, 2011
Dean Ford is Deaf. Dumb. In Love.
Dean Ford renews, this week, his membership in the cult of pop with the release of Deaf. Dumb. In Love. , a six-song EP filled with love songs and general guy-girl drama in the classic poodle skirt tradition.
Say, say, say
| March 11, 2011
Tom Jones | Praise and Blame
Is it possible that Tom Jones, at age 70, is only now using everything he's got to his best advantage?
Lost Highway (2010)
| July 30, 2010
Pulling the strings
Bourgeois society has always been an easy target because it has always been such a broad one.
Brown’s Lulu is a tragic farce
| March 12, 2010
No, there will not be country-fried rockabilly renditions of Kilgore Smudge tunes at the Blackstone when ex-Kilgore frontman Jay Berndt resurrects the Revival Preachers (myspace.com/jayberndt) in what will be only their second show since 2005 (the boys
Jay Berndt resurrects the Revival Preachers
| June 05, 2009
The way things will be
The Goodnight Process have a little bit of the next-big-thing about them.
The Goodnight Process offer a strong debut
| March 11, 2009
I put on the obligatory hard hat and walk through the doors of what used to be Avalon on Lansdowne Street, across from Fenway Park. To the layman — me — it's all dust, noise, metal, and mess.
After more than a year of construction and relative quiet, the Lansdowne Street music scene is about to be reborn
| February 04, 2009
Tom Jones | 24 Hours
At 68, Tom Jones has decided it's about time he became a songwriter.
| December 02, 2008
The Big Hurt: Deepest sympathies
One writer to another, I offer Mr. Portnow some freebies he can use to wrap up his next few releases.
Our heartfelt condolences to Usher, Sammy Hagar, Courtney Love, and the Verve
| September 08, 2008
Light and dark
Fusionworks Dance Company has always presented a variety of contemporary pieces by a wide range of choreographers, with an emphasis on the work of artistic director Deb Meunier.
Fusionworks’ captivating mood swings
| March 19, 2008
Masterpieces and mysteries
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that there cannot be too many Jane Austen adaptations for film and television.
‘The Complete Jane Austen’ on WGBH, and making book on the Austen detectives
| January 14, 2008
Myth and legend
With no ado, here are some of the last year’s theatrical highlights.
Portland theatre: 2007 in review
| December 19, 2007
Playlist: September 7, 2007
"Rubberneckin'," "Chills and Fever," "Doin' the Banana Split," and more
The Beat Train: “Top Five Absolutely Insane Buttshakin’ Dance-Floor Killers by Cool Cats You May Have Mistaken for Squares”
THE BEAT TRAIN
| September 04, 2007
Cooking with Joe
Some rock stars travel with personal chefs. Joe Perry brings a grill — a Weber.
Aerosmith’s lead guitarist has grill, will travel
| September 04, 2007
As a professional morality consultant stands naked and busted in a young woman’s closet, we in the audience receive a rather acute observation about virtue.
Investigating the darkness with Tom Jones
| August 08, 2007
Music and fashion
Since it turns out that the Evil Empire actually does suck this year, let’s start this summer preview off with Joe Boyd’s famous Faustian bargain
Summer theater brings exposure to new and old
| June 13, 2007
“Try to remember the kind of September/When life was slow and oh, so mellow,” sings El Gallo at the top of The Fantasticks .
Invincible Summer ; The Fantasticks ; I Have Before Me a Remarkable Document Given to Me by a Young Lady from Rwanda
| April 10, 2007
This imaginative and flawlessly performed staging of The Fantasticks sets off every spark in this fireworks celebration of youth.
Trinity Rep’s spirited The Fantasticks
| April 10, 2007
Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon is Romeo and Juliet ’s ugly stepsister.
The Royal Ballet’s Manon
| June 21, 2006
Neil Diamond himself occupies a cultural space not far from Tom Jones: older folks love him genuinely, and the younger set do so too, only with a little tongue-in-cheek.
| May 01, 2006
ID Check: Glenn Troy
The pre-pre-release listening party for the lounge demo tracks of the Yukonn MC, a/k/a the Grizzly (“I never shave and I’m grimy”), is so exclusive, so “top secret,” that only two people are invited: the Yukonn and me.
| April 07, 2006
Going on sale, April 7, 2006
Tony Bennett, Tom Jones, Styx and more
The latest news from the concert-ticket trade
| April 04, 2006
Until a few years ago, Tom Hubbard didn't put much stock in penis enlargement.
Why penis enlargement is poised to become the next big thing
| March 27, 2006
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