2 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...
9 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...
10 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 ...
17 days ago | Soulsville
"Wheels of Soul" Tour Feat. Tedeschi Trucks Band, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Doyle Bramhall II Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion July 10, 2015 The idea behind the “Wheels of Soul” tour is a laudable one. Take three acts with similar (but not ...
21 days ago | Concerts
During the summer months, audiences in recent years are used to seeing multi-act package tours, especially of the classic-rock and ‘80s vintage. The format allows the concertgoers to hear more hits of their youth (and a better ticket price), while...
23 days ago | Books
Snakes! Guillotines! Electric Chairs! My Adventures in the Alice Cooper Group By Dennis Dunaway and Chris Hodenfield Thomas Dunne Books, 304 pp., $26.99 It was 1972, and Alice Cooper (the band, not just the singer) had finally made it.&n...