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Legendary psychedelic rocker Roky Erickson at The Casbah

Legendary psychedelic rocker Roky Erickson appears at the Casbah on October 5. While Erickson never scored a hit record in a career spanning more than five decades, there have been books, tribute albums and even a documentary about his troubled life. In the years since he first recorded with iconic 1960’s era Texas band, The […]

Nick Lowe stops in at the Belly Up Tavern

One of the most important British musicians of the 1970’s and 1980’s, Nick Lowe stops in at the Belly Up Tavern on October 4, backed by masked instrumental surf combo, Los Straightjackets. Lowe has had an amazing career. He’s penned numerous songs that have gone on to be rock ‘n’ roll standards, including “What’s So […]

Beethoven and Basketball

Beethoven and Basketball By Giovanni Phillips Ten-year-old Giovanni Phillips loves two things in life Beethoven and Basketball! Giovanni learned to play five Beethoven songs including his favorite song ​Ode to Joy. I​ n his own words, He talks about his hero Beethoven, and why his music is so important in this exclusive article for Kid […]