November 12, 2013 - After spending several previous days sequestered in the confines of the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, CT, practicing with his band, Sir Elton John opened his latest round of tour dates Nov. 8, this time promoting the 40th Anniversary of his seminal "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" album.
October 16, 2013 - The idea of a Beach Boys fan also being a passionate jazz fusion fan is a stretch, maybe even more so when you turn those tables around. So that could explain why Wallingford, CT's Oakdale Theatre was somewhat emptier than it should have been on Oct. 11, when co-headliners Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck rolled into town.
October 14, 2013 - Festival regulars Wilco helped set the Texas sun Saturday (10/12) during their hour-long performance for the second weekend of Austin City Limits Music Festival. The final hour of daylight complemented the spot-on performance, which kicked off with the oldie "Misunderstood" and felt more retrospective and sentimental than most, covering more of the back catalog than the most recent work.
October 13, 2013 - Grammy-winning rock mainstay Kings of Leon wrapped up their second-week Austin City Limits Music Festival performance Saturday night (10/12) in a downpour, though tens of thousands didn't seem to mind.
October 12, 2013 - Queens of the Stone Age appeared to possess magical powers as they began their Friday evening set (10/11) for the second weekend of the Austin City Limits Music Festival. After kicking off the show with "You Think I Ain't Worth a Dollar, but I Feel Like a Millionaire," a stoic frontman Josh Homme and his band busted out the well-known "No One Knows" as storm clouds brewed on the video backdrop.
October 12, 2013 - For the second consecutive week, English rockers Muse went head to head with fellow iconic Brits Depeche Mode at the Austin City Limits Music Festival as Friday night (10/11) headliners. Though the crowds seemed pretty evenly divided, there were many who skirted back and forth between the distant stages, not wanting to miss the opportunity to see two stellar shows.