1. Lindsey Buckingham / Sept. 10, 2008 / Portland, Ore. (Newmark Theatre)

    September 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "It's our third show ... this is in support of a new album that is actually not out yet," Lindsey Buckingham half-apologized, having begun his set with two songs from the disc in question: "Gift of Sc "It's our third sh ...

  2. This Day in Music

    February 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Anthony Burger, known primarily as the pianist on the Gaither Homecoming concerts, dies of a heart attack at the age of 44. Burger was playing piano on a Gaither Homecoming Cruise, finished a s 2006 - Anthony Burger, known primarily as the pi ...

  3. SIX ORGANS OF ADMITTANCE, "Shelter From the Ash"

    January 31, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 In the 10 years since former Plague Lounge/current Comets On Fire guitarist Ben Chasny created his sonic alter-ego Six Organs of Admittance, he's done everything in his power to challenge his listener In the 10 years since former Plague Lounge/ ...

  4. Kaki King / Jan. 20, 2007 / New York (Soho Apple Store)

    January 23, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fingerpicking guitar prodigy Kaki King had laser eye surgery last week. Her eyesight, she said, once a ghastly -7.5 (meaning she could barely see a hand a few inches from her face) is now nearly 20/20 Fingerpicking guitar prodigy Kaki King had laser ...

  5. This Day in Music

    February 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Anthony Burger, known primarily as the pianist on the Gaither Homecoming concerts, dies of a heart attack at the age of 44. Burger was playing piano on a Gaither Homecoming Cruise, finished a s 2006 - Anthony Burger, known primarily as the pi ...

  6. MARK FOSSON, "The Lost Takoma Sessions"

    August 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 So the story goes: Tiffany Anders, while obsessing about John Fahey, discovers her cousin Mark Fosson recorded an album for him. So the story goes: Tiffany Anders, while obsessing about John Fahey, discovers her cousin Mark Fosson recorded an album ...

  7. Billboard Bits: Richard Ashcroft, John Fahey, Sia

    February 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Richard Ashcroft, John Fahey, Sia Former Verve frontman Richard Ashcroft's third solo album, "Keys to the World," will see belated North American release March 21 via Virgin. The set has been out since last month in the United ...

  8. This Day in Music

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Jimmy Chamberlin announces that he has rejoined the Smashing Pumpkins, 3 1/2 years after being ousted from the group for his involvement in the fatal drug overdose of keyboardist Jonatha 2004 - Although already quite animat ...

  9. When John Comes Marching Home

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 In 1965, John Fahey released "The Transfiguration of Blind Joe Death," an album of guitar solos. "Blind Joe Death" was a sardonic pseudonym that Fahey sometimes utilized; today, his transfiguration, a In 1965, John Fahey released ...

  10. Admirers Sign On For Fahey Tribute

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Disciples pay homage on "I Am the Resurrection: A Tribute to John Fahey," to be issued Feb. 14 by Vanguard, eight days short of the fifth anniversary of Fahey's death. In 1965, John Fahey released "The Transfiguration of Blind Jo ...

  11. Near Mint Debuts With Solo Guitar Compilation

    July 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The first release by new label Near Mint (distributed by Fontana) will be a compilation of acoustic guitar music dubbed "Imaginational Anthem." The first release by new label Near Mint (distributed by Fontana) will be a compilation of acou ...

  12. Near Mint Debuts With Solo Guitar Compilation

    July 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 'Imaginational Anthem' due Oct. 25. The first release by new label Near Mint (distributed by Fontana) will be a compilation of acoustic guitar music dubbed "Imaginational Anthem." Due Oct. 25, the 16-track set spans 40 years of ...

  13. This Day in Music

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>Although already quite animated, "American Idol" judge Simon Cowell makes the transition to cartoon form on another Fox television series, "The Simpsons." The outspoken talent evaluator 2004 - Although a ...

  14. This Day in Music

    February 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>John Fahey, guitarist and indie label owner, dies in Salem, Ore., two days after undergoing coronary bypass surgery. He is 61. Fahey formulated an idiosyncratic blues-based fingerpicking 2001 - John Fahey, guitarist and ind ...

  15. Screamin' and Hollerin' the Blues: The Worlds of Charley Patton

    December 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 For reasons cultural, temporal, and technological, Robert Johnson has come to be revered as the fount of Delta blues. For reasons cultural, temporal, and technological, Robert Johnson has come to be revered as the fount of Delta blues. But it's ...

  16. Billboard Bits: Fahey, Beach Boys, Stabbing Westward

    March 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on John Fahey, Revenant, Beach Boys, Mike Love, Brian Wilson, Status Quo, Stabbing Westward Revenant Records, one of the most distinctive indie labels of recent years, will remain in business despite the Feb. 22 death of its founder and guiding ...

  17. Guitarist, Label Man John Fahey Dies

    February 23, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 John Fahey, guitarist and indie label owner, died yesterday (Feb. 22) in Salem, Ore., two days after undergoing coronary bypass surgery. He was 61. Fahey, who was instrumental in rediscovering blues l John Fahey, guitarist and indie label owner, die ...