Rock Music Artists
HE'S A DRAMA KING (Asbury Park Press)
Even though much has changed for Art Alexakis and Everclear, the bottom line remains the same for the force and lone original member of the post-grunge band.
Detroit's Plowshares Troupe Prematurely Shuts Down 'King Hedley II' (Playbill...
Plowshares Theatre Company, Michigan's major African-American Equity troupe, shuttered its new production of August Wilson's King Hedley II after only four performances.
Harrison Goblin Band hosts Mardi Gras celebration (Harrison Daily Times)
Special to the Times The Harrison High School Jazz Band will perform at the 4th annual Mardi Gras Celebration, Let the Good Times Roll. The event will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Harrison High School Commons area.
Irish Influence (The Reader)
Between sips of Barry?s Irish Tea, Flogging Molly vocalist Dave King confessed, ?Oh! I do love a cup of tea, Tim!? The jovial frontman of the Irish Celtic punk act was taking some time off after writing new material, before setting out on a three-month tour that lands the band in exotic locations like Australia, Japan and Omaha.
Band makes jazz fresh (Ball State Daily News)
Emens Auditorium has been host to its share of legends. Last February, then 80-year-old blues guitarist B.B. King graced the Emens stage, and just more than a week ago, George Jones, one of the most prolific country songwriters in history, performed to a welcoming Muncie crowd.
Cajun flair (The Pantagraph)
When Louisiana zydeco king Michael Doucet traveled north 25 years ago this winter to perform on radio's "A Prairie Home Companion," he brought the roof down.
KRNU TOP 10 (Daily Nebraskan)
1. The Shins - "Wincing The Night Away" The Portland-based band's third album debuted at number two on the Billboard charts with 118,000 copies sold in its first week. 2. The Good, The Bad & The Queen - "The Good, The Bad & The Queen" The result of combining members of The Clash, Blur, Africa 70 and The Verve.
MAIN EVENTS CALENDAR (Macon Telegraph)
BLACK HISTORY MONTH Black History Month Celebration 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Annual celebration by the Black History and Culture Club. 742-2000.
Music Listings (The Memphis Flyer)
The Dr. "Feel Good" Potts Band - . Mondays, Sundays, 8 p.m., Fri., Feb. 23 and Sat., Feb. 24, 9 p.m. Blues Hall , 182 Beale, Memphis (Beale Street), 528-0150.
Hockessin four-piece opens for B.B. King at the Grand (The News Journal)
WILMINGTON -- At the beginning of the night, the Hockessin-based group Johnny Duke & the Aces seemed a bit nervous about the prospect of opening for the King of the Blues, B.B. King.
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