DeSoto Family Theater goes all out with Les Miserables
Published 07/04/2014 at 4:12 p.m.
Les Miserables runs the next three weeks at DeSoto Family Theater.
Bluesman Julian Dossett found right fit with rootsy sounds
Published 07/03/2014 at 10:41 a.m.
Jack Simon did not have to look far to find the first artist for his new venture, Brister Street Records, which released the debut EP from modern-day bluesman Julian Dossett.
Playing for Change at Levitt Shell: Street performers show unifying power of music
Published 06/19/2014 at 11:04 a.m.
This week saw the release of Playing for Change 3: Songs Around the World, the third volume in a unique multimedia series that teams music superstars like Keith Richards, Keb’ Mo’ and Sara Bareilles with an international lineup of unknown ...
Little Big Town brings country harmonies to 'Live at the Garden'
Published 06/18/2014 at 1:57 p.m.
With the release earlier this month of their new single, “Day Drinking,” a good-time anthem in the vein of the group’s 2012 No. 1 “Pontoon,” country quartet Little Big Town have established themselves as Nashville’s leading purveyors of summer party ...
Missoula Children's Theater makes return visit to Bartlett
Updated 06/14/2014 at 12:09 a.m.
This week a little red truck pulled up in front of the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center carrying a whole new world of imagination for area children.
Crawpatch members reunite over shared love of roots music
Published 06/13/2014 at 2:15 p.m.
Their gig this Saturday at Otherlands is not the first time Crawpatch — the roots-music group that was a linchpin of the boozy Midtown music scene in the 1970s — has reunited in recent years. But group co-founder Don McGregor ...
Boston bringing rock classics to Snowden Grove
Published 06/13/2014 at 2 p.m.
One of progressive rock band Boston's best-known hits, off the group's 1976 multiplatinum self-titled debut album, is "Long Time," a song with a refrain of "taking my time" that could just as easily refer to the work schedule of band ...
Performer Ethan Bortnick will appear Sunday at GPAC
Updated 06/13/2014 at 12:06 a.m.
Pianist, singer, songwriter, actor Ethan Bortnick has traveled the world working with some of the biggest names in entertainment. But unlike Elton John, Kanye West, and other artists with whom he has worked, Bortnick must do some homework before he ...
DeSoto Family Theater stages rare, open-air version of "Les Miserables"
Published 06/11/2014 at 12:09 p.m.
The DeSoto Family Theater’s new production of “Les Misérables” doesn’t open until July, but fans of the Tony-winning musical epic will get a sneak preview Friday when the company stages a rare, open-air concert version of the show at Snowden ...
Singer Wendy Moten takes first shot at jazz standards on new album 'Timeless'
Published 06/05/2014 at 1:05 p.m.
Over her long career, Memphis-born singer Wendy Moten has sung almost every kind of music. But for all her versatility, Moten had never tackled that most revered of vocal institutions — the Great American Songbook — until now.
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