rock ’n’ roll’s great charmers, Jonathan Richman inspired a generation of punks
with his celebrated first band The Modern Lovers before moving on to a more
acoustic, traditional style of rock ’n’ roll inspired
as a way to fill airtime on Fox during the off season of “American Idol,” “So
You Think You Can Dance” has been a reliable hit in its own right, albeit
nowhere near the cultural sensation that “Idol” was in its prime. Like “Idol,”
the show hits the road at the end of each season with a
Last time I checked, Independence Day was still a long way off. But this weekend, there were fireworks. Indie rock dynamo Local Natives met a frenzied capacity crowd Friday night at the Riverside Theater, with explosive results.
<p><span>The most captivating feature in Andrew Bird's repertoire remains his ability to loop his instruments effectively. Building polyrhythms from scratch in front of audiences is clearly nerve-racking, as one tiny mistake can unra...