Prince with 3rdEyeGirl Tuesday, April 23, 2013 (Early Show) DNA Lounge Better than: Cheaper peep shows. Your entertainment is largely incidental here. Prince's own delight is the principal concern, although you're free to soak up any pleasure that's left over (and there is plenty). Tonight Prince ... More >>
Richie Havens was an old soul, singing with the voice of an ancient wise man even when he was young. Every artist strives to find their own voice, but it seemed to come naturally to Havens. His deep sandpaper and honey baritone came from some inner place of power and transformation. He was able to m ... More >>
The Mountain Goats (John Darnielle, solo) Thursday, June 28, 2012 The Swedish American Hall Better than: A roomful of suicide. Artists who habitually sing about their own (and others') brain troubles are sometimes hard to take, but the Mountain Goats' searching, quietly pained songs have consisten ... More >>
I'm Not There (Columbia)
Chet Helms and his Avalon Ballroom were the heart and soul of the Summer of Love. Thirty years of stupid business moves later, love is all that's left.