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Thursday, Nov 20, 2014

Arts & Music

Augustana carrying on with rootsy rock in St. Pete

Augustana carrying on with rootsy rock in St. Pete

When asked why Kevin Barnes records and tours as Of Montreal since he is essentially a one-man band, he paused. “There’s just some sort of comfort in going out under a band moniker as opposed to just going out with my name.”
Updated: 22 hours ago
New music reviews: Lorde’s ‘Mockingjay,’ One Direction, Trisha Yearwood

New music reviews: Lorde’s ‘Mockingjay,’ One Direction, Trisha Yearwood

  Various artists, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” (Republic Records)
Published: 11/18/14
Bob Marley heirs join U.S. firm to launch marijuana brand

Bob Marley heirs join U.S. firm to launch marijuana brand

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A U.S. private equity firm announced Tuesday it has joined the family of late reggae star Bob Marley in hopes of building what it touts as the “world’s first global cannabis brand.”
Published: 11/18/14
Garfunkel and Oates sing of sex, drugs and smug pregnant women

Garfunkel and Oates sing of sex, drugs and smug pregnant women

When you have as many candid songs about sex as Garfunkel and Oates do, fans can become a little, say, comfortable. The musical comedy duo of Kate Micucci and Riki Lindhome have charmingly upbeat folk songs about TV desert island sex, confusingly ter...
Published: 11/18/14
Journey, Steve Miller Band set date at MidFlorida Amphitheatre

Journey, Steve Miller Band set date at MidFlorida Amphitheatre

It will be nostalgia overload as Journey and the Steve Miller Band hit the MidFlorida Amphitheatre stage on March 14.
Published: 11/17/14
John Legend, Reba top diverse Florida Strawberry Festival lineup

John Legend, Reba top diverse Florida Strawberry Festival lineup

PLANT CITY — Besides rides, animals and strawberry shortcake, the Florida Strawberry Festival is noted for its annual entertainment lineup, featuring some of country music’s more notable acts.
Published: 11/17/14
On That Note: This week’s best concerts around Tampa

On That Note: This week’s best concerts around Tampa

JAMES TAYLOR
Published: 11/13/14
After TV death, Patti LaBelle goes live in St. Petersburg

After TV death, Patti LaBelle goes live in St. Petersburg

Patti LaBelle has the flu, but she’s fine. “I’m just a little sick,” LaBelle said during a phone call from her suburban Philadelphia home. “Don’t worry about me.”
Published: 11/13/14
Bono’s plane loses hatch before landing in Berlin

Bono’s plane loses hatch before landing in Berlin

BERLIN — Berlin airport authorities say U2 front man Bono’s private plane lost a hatch as it was coming in for a landing in the German capital but the Irish singer was never in danger.
Published: 11/13/14
Robert Plant quashes Led Zeppelin reunion claims

Robert Plant quashes Led Zeppelin reunion claims

LONDON – Robert Plant says there is no truth to reports he turned down a lucrative offer from Virgin boss Richard Branson to play Led Zeppelin reunion shows.
Published: 11/12/14