BAND NAME OF THE WEEK: BOB AND THE THUNDER
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Friday, July 14, 2017
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Country music star Hunter Hayes’ Saturday concert at Blue Bayou Water Park/Dixie Landin’ in Baton Rouge will almost be a homecoming.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Monday, July 10, 2017
Jay-Z is headed to the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans on Nov. 9. The hip-hop heavyweight is hitting the road in support of “4:44,” his 13th solo studio album.
Thursday, July 06, 2017
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
NEW YORK — Jay-Z gets personal and deep on his new album, opening up about his relationship with Beyoncé, the elevator fight with Solange and his children.
Saturday, July 01, 2017
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Thursday, June 22, 2017
NASHVILLE — Glen Campbell's last record, "Adios," is a swan song for the ailing Grammy-winning performer and TV personality, but his daughter said the recording was therapeutic for him as well.
After Garth Brooks took country radio by storm in the early 1990s, he revolutionized the country concert world with high-energy productions filled with lights, fog and onstage stunts.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Garth Brooks, the superstar who brought stadium-filling popularity to country music, returns to Louisiana this week for a five-night stand at the Cajundome.
Thursday, June 15, 2017
When local singer-songwriters Clay Parker and Eric Schmitt realized they could finish their new albums in time to a play a joint CD release show, they got some extra motivation.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
The Parlor, a creative workspace at 705 St. Joseph St. in Baton Rouge, will no longer be a music venue after its slate of June shows.
Friday, June 09, 2017
Juke joints run in the Neal family. Raful Neal, the late patriarch of Baton Rouge’s Neal family of blues musicians, operated a series of juke joints in Baton Rouge and Port Allen.
Thursday, June 08, 2017
A couple of years ago, Keith Fort and Bruce Williams started burning CD-Rs with local bands and rappers, displaying them at Kerry Beary's Atomic Pop Shop and giving them away.
Tuesday, June 06, 2017
Monday, June 05, 2017
Dealing with a government agency like FEMA, you're sure to get "your skirt a little ruffled." Hence, the name of John Schneider's new album, "Ruffled Skirts."
Friday, June 02, 2017
Thursday, June 01, 2017
When singer and virtuoso guitarist Tommy Emmanuel performs Friday in Baton Rouge, his mission won’t be to dazzle his Manship Theatre audience.
Producer Quint Davis had hoped the 2017 Bayou Country Superfest’s forced move from Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans would reverse a two-year trend of declining attendance.
Friday, May 26, 2017
In June 1967, I bought the new Beatles album, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” as soon as I could get my little hands on it. Although I didn’t board the Beatles’ magical musical tour until late 1965, my love for their music began soon enou…