8 hours ago | Music
This summer, those two big musical festivals in Rhode Island are celebrating some important anniversaries. The Newport Folk Festival recently commemorated 50 years since the epochal moment Bob Dylan “went electric.” And the Newport Jazz Festival i...
5 days ago | Classic Rock Corner
The Who: Live at Shea Stadium 1982 Eagle Rock Entertainment, 146 mins., $14.98 DVD/$19.98 Blu-Ray It’s become a standard joke in rock journalism that a band that perhaps milks things on the road past their sell-by date has “more farewell...
7 days ago | Books
Dylan Goes Electric! Newport, Seeger, Dylan, and the Night That Split the Sixties By Elijah Wald Dey Street, 368 pp., $26.99 It is one of the most storied, steeped, controversial, mythologized, and, some believe, epochal events in rock a...
14 days ago | Books
The Eagles FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About Classic Rock’s Superstars By Andrew Vaughan Backbeat Books, 352 pp. $24.99 I’ve long written the praises of Backbeat’s “FAQ” series on many of music’s (and, in particular, classic rock’s) big...
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15 days ago | Concerts
Steely Dan, Elvis Costello & the Impostors Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion July 18, 2015 For a band that has put out only two studio albums in the past nearly 35 years, Steely Dan (well, actually co-founders Donald Fagen, Walter Becker, and a ...