1. Jimi Hendrix's Family Talks 'Anthology,' 'Day in the Life' Documentary

    November 17, 2010 3:17 PM EST After a prolific 2010 that continues with the "West Coast Seattle Boy: The Jimi Hendrix Anthology" box set out this week, the family-run Experience Hendrix label has a more modest, but no less impactful blueprint for the next couple of years. "This year has been very special…

  2. Robert Plant 'Felt Young' Working on 'Band of Joy' Album

    September 13, 2010 11:35 AM EDT R obert Plant expects his new Band of Joy to be a going concern and says that taking pen to paper -- rather than continuing to cover other songs as he does on the "Band of Joy" album, which is out Tuesday (Sept. 14) -- is the likely next step. "We're talking. We have to…

  3. Eric Clapton Enlists Jeff Beck, John Mayer, ZZ Top For Crossroads Fest

    February 10, 2010 10:31 AM EST The Allman Brothers Band , ZZ Top , Jeff Beck , Steve Winwood , John Mayer , B.B. King and Sheryl Crow will join Eric Clapton at his third Crossroads Guitar Festival, which will take place June 26 at Toyota Park in Chicago -- where Clapton also held the 2007 event. The day-long festival will…

  4. Rock Vets Remember 'The Day The Music Died'

    February 03, 2009 1:21 PM EST Fifty years after Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper played their final gig at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa, the Day the Music Died became the Day the Music Went On and On. Last night's tribute concert at the original Surf raved on for six hours with a contingent of…

  5. Los Lobos / Dec. 2, 2006 / St. Petersburg, Fla. (Jannus Landing)

    December 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST The world's greatest roots-rock'n'roll band? If musical substance counts as much as style points, then honors yet again go to Los Lobos, now trotting the globe in support of the superb new disc "The T The world's greatest roots-rock'n'roll band? If musical…

  6. Cold Beverage

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The newest disc from Garrett Dutton, better known as G. Love, features a long list of guest appearances from the likes of Jack Johnson and Ben Harper to Marc Broussard and Blackalicious. The newest disc from Garrett Dutton, better known as G. Love, features a long list of guest appearances…

  7. G. Love Sips 'Lemonade' With Johnson, Harper

    June 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The next disc from Garrett Dutton, better known as G. Love, will feature a long list of guest appearances from the likes of Jack Johnson and Ben Harper to Marc Broussard and Blackalicious. The next disc from Garrett Dutton, better known as G. Love, will feature a long list of guest…

  8. Los Lobos Surveys New 'Town'

    June 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Veteran quintet Los Lobos will on Sept. 12 release "The Town And The City" via Mammoth/Hollywood Records. The 13-track disc chronicles the immigrant experience in America, according to the band. Veteran quintet Los Lobos will on Sept. 12 release "The Town And The City" via…

  9. Alvin Heads 'West' Into California Dream

    March 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST An album of cover versions can sometimes be a window into a musician's roots An album of cover versions can sometimes be a window into a musician's roots. So it is with Dave Alvin's "West of the West," due May 30 from Yep Roc Records. The set gathers a baker's…

  10. Ready for Love

    February 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST The follow-up to the 2001 set Wicked Grin—John Hammond's acclaimed collection of Tom Waits songs, produced by Waits—sees the veteran blues singer/guitarist in his most eclectic setting y The follow-up to the 2001 set Wicked Grin—John Hammond's acclaimed collection of Tom Waits songs…

  11. Jaguares Sets U.S. Tour

    November 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Latin rock act Jaguares will return to the U.S. for a brief tour that begins Nov. 22 in Denver. The 11-date trek will see the act bouncing around the country in support of its latest BMG U.S. Latin al Latin rock act Jaguares will return to the U.S. for a brief tour that begins Nov. 22 in…

  12. Estoy Como Nunca

    September 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT What makes Eliades Ochoa one of the most enjoyable artists of the modern Cuban folk movement? His exquisite guitar playing? His consummate band-leading skills? His adventurous embrace of musicians and What makes Eliades Ochoa one of the most enjoyable artists of the modern Cuban folk movement…

  13. Los Super Seven Regroups On 'Canto'

    March 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST With its new-model takes on border-town ballads and fiesta classics, Tex-Mex supergroup Los Super Seven -- comprising Los Lobos' David Hidalgo and Cesar Rosas, Rick Trevino, Flaco Jimenez, Joe Ely, With its new-model takes on border-town ballads and fiesta classics, Tex-Mex supergroup…

  14. Los Super Seven Regroups On 'Canto'

    March 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST A reconfigured version of Los Super Seven returns March 13 with the Columbia/Legacy album "Canto," whose songs can be traced to far-flung corners of the Latin diaspora -- incorporating Cuban and South With its new-model takes on border-town ballads and fiesta classics, Tex-Mex…