Nope, it was not a tour that Tom Waits mysteriously teased in a series of cryptic emails to every music journalist in America over the last week. Nor was it a cruise, a new album, or an Internet webcast, as we'd rather imaginatively guessed would be announced today, Aug. 7.
Instead, it's a new, Mat ... More >>
By Noah W. Bailey
Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records that just didn't feel right stuck in the category.
Releases by Calexico and DeVotchKa felt far too worldly to pigeonhole as folk or country, for instance, while Blitzen ... More >>
McCoy Tyner Trio (with special guests Mark Ribot and Azar Lawrence)
Thursday, November 20, 2008
Notes by Janine Kahn
Photos courtesy Yoshi's
It's 7:50 p.m. at Yoshi's Jack London Square location and the house is filling up, with folks squeezing into seats tagged with bright yello ... More >>