Take a look at the biographical blurb and accompanying author photo on the back cover of David Hajdu's latest book, Heroes and Villains, and you'll discover that not only is Hadju a professor, but he looks like one. Smiling wryly behind frameless spectacles, the 54-year-old prof (and music critic ... More >>
Must-see acts on the two-day fest's lineup.
Power to the people.
Have a headbanging holiday.
It's the most wonderful time of the year for these guilty pleasures.
As Ray Charles, Jamie Foxx turns an ordinary bio into an extraordinary one
Rilo Kiley brings a bountiful breadbasket from the heartland
Fred Neil may find fame now that he's in a better place
Raul Midon comes back swingin'
Can one man convince millions of people to pay for their "free" music?
Almost Famous rings in your ears -- and heart -- long after it's over
VH1 vice president's novel about the music business mourns an era just since passed
Coconut Grove in all its hippie glory
July 9 - 15, 1998
On spring break with the women of Luscious Jackson
Does it really matter if a few Miami rock bands volunteer to play live shows in an effort to help water-weary Iowans?
The success of his first U.S. major-label album has Bruce Cockburn crowing
Spring's sprung, so it's time for our critics to reap and sow the good and not-so-good of local recordings