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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
| February 26, 2010
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.
| 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
| August 14, 2009
Newport Jazz Festival 2009
| August 13, 2009
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
| August 07, 2009
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
| July 17, 2009
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...
| 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
| June 12, 2009
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.
| 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
| 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
| 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
| May 31, 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
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