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Reeling in the years

Call John Pizzarelli a mensch — he's smart, chatty, and a hot ticket. Hell of a guitarist, too.
John Pizzarelli keeps jazz moving on
By JIM MACNIE  |  February 26, 2010

Flanagan’s empire

Once a staple of the pages of The NewPaper (original incarnation of The Providence Phoenix ), Warwick-born Bill Flanagan went on to become a prominent rock journalist whose credits include U2: At the End of the World , the definitive portrait of on
Native son Bill Flanagan — novelist and MTV executive — dissusses big books, musical longevity, Irish Catholicism, and behind the music.
By MICHAEL ATCHISON  |  February 05, 2010

Covering the bottom end - and the bottom line

The biggest news made by the Newport Jazz and Folk Festivals the past two weekends was that they happened at all.
Newport Jazz comes back with a bang
By JON GARELICK  |  August 14, 2009
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Newport Jazz Festival 2009

By JEAN HANGARTER  |  August 13, 2009
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The music man

Forty years after a half-million hippies descended on a sprawling dairy farm in upstate New York, Woodstock has become shorthand for an entire epoch.
George Wein, the father of American music festivals, reflects on bringing world-class folk and jazz (and more) to Newport
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  August 07, 2009
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Born to rock

The last time Deer Tick were in Portland, at SPACE Gallery in November 2007, then-21-year-old frontman John McCauley decided to sing the national anthem. He sprung offstage and hit the floor belting the Tony Bennett standard "I Left My Heart in San Fra
Deer Tick take it to the roadhouse
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  July 17, 2009

Tony Bennett at Tanglewood

Tony Bennett at Tanglewood

Tony who, you ask? Tony Bennett. Singing. With his band. At Tanglewood. That’s all the information we have, and all you need. In the Koussevitzky...
By Shaula Clark  |  July 15, 2009

Trail of tunes

The best summer music festivals take something from the season: the smell of the surf, the sight of the mountains, fireworks, lawn seating — or, at least, fried dough.
Music al fresco at summer fests
By CLEA SIMON  |  June 12, 2009

Red Sky

The pitch for Red Sky is that it’s nicer, more upscale, and appeals to a slightly older crowd than the other nightspots around Faneuil Hall.
At night, delight. But take warning.
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  August 22, 2007


He’s a tough kind of flâneur, and the love that’s his almost-exclusive subject doesn’t come easily.
Charles Aznavour, the Opera House, September 21, 2006
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  September 22, 2006


Why is one pretentious and expensive North End bistro better than another? Because it delivers on every course.
Everything you’re looking for — nothing more
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  June 14, 2006


Art and politics

The canny Texas-born songwriter T Bone Burnett hasn’t stepped into the footlights for — at least metaphorically — 14 years now.
T Bone Burnett stakes his claim
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  May 31, 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