April 11, 2019

In 2017, Chicago got together for a celebratory dinner to mark their 50th year as a band. That sort of longevity puts them in a very exclusive club of bands still on the scene—the Rolling Stones, The Who, and a handful of ’60s pop acts with perhaps their frontman or ke...

March 17, 2019

Over the past decade, few acts in music have been more prolific than the Oak Ridge Boys. In addition to performing 150-plus shows each year, the quartet has released eight albums—A Gospel Journey (2009), The Boys Are Back (2009), It’s Only Natural (2011), Back Home Aga...

February 6, 2019

For Dierks Bentley, every album is a new quest, a discovery. While some artists go into projects with an idea of the sound or style they want, or even the lyrical direction, Bentley is Mr. Clean Slate.  

“I go into every album knowing that I don’t know what I want to ta...

January 17, 2019

There’s a saying that “everything old is new again.” But for Scott Bradlee, you might say everything new is old again. Bradlee is the founder and lead arranger of Postmodern Jukebox, an ensemble that takes modern pop hits and plays them in ragtime, vintage jazz. and ot...

December 8, 2018

When Old Dominion frontman Matthew Ramsey says the band started with no ambitions of stardom, he’s not just being modest. It wasn’t until last April that he and his bandmates realized they had a real future as a major act in country music.

“It’s sort of a joke and sort...

September 27, 2018

This year, Lynyrd Skynrd joins several other major rock acts, including Paul Simon, Elton John and Ozzy Osbourne, that have decided to retire from touring and are launching farewell tours.  

For the members of Skynyrd, the decision came down to wanting to go out on thei...

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