Garrett LeBeau brings French/Shoshone roots music to Brewskis

Linda East Brady Thursday, February 7, 2013 Guitarist Garrett LeBeau, based for the past seven years in and around the music mecca of Austin, Texas, grew up far removed from big-city influences. He was raised on the remote lands of the Wind... more

Reg Presley, Troggs lead singer, dies at 71

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 Reg Presley, the lead singer of The Troggs, a working-class English band that burst onto the charts in 1966 with the primitive and repetitive rock-and-roll song “Wild Thing,” died Feb. 4 at his home... more

'Music for Lovers' comes to Kaysville Tabernacle

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 FARMINGTON — Davis County-based talent will present “Music for Lovers” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, in the Kaysville Tabernacle, 198 W. Center St.Soprano soloist Susan Facer of Farmington will be... more

Yo La Tengo ages gracefully

Ryan Hall Wednesday, February 6, 2013 Indie rock“Fade.” Yo La Tengo. Since 1984, married couple Ira Kaplan and Georgia Hubley have co-fronted seminal indie-rock pioneers Yo La Tengo. Hitting its creative apex in the ’90s with the... more

Carly Rae Jepsen won’t be in her PJs Sunday night

Mark Kennedy Tuesday, February 5, 2013 NEW YORK — Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe” became the soundtrack for endless viral online fun last year: U.S. infantry soldiers lip-synced to it in Afghanistan’s Kunar Province. So did James... more

Tuned: Tegan and Sara go mainstream with 'Heartthrob' album

Chuck Campbell Tuesday, February 5, 2013 “HEARTTHROB,” Tegan and Sara (Warner Bros.)Whatever indie cred Tegan and Sara Quin once had is tossed aside for the duo’s new “Heartthrob,” an unabashedly straightforward, major-label synth-pop album... more

Shadows Fall breathes new life into music

Linda East Brady Friday, February 1, 2013 Massachusetts metal band Shadows Fall is revitalized and revved up with the 2012 release of the album “Fire From the Sky.” Band members are now hitting the road, including a stop at Kamikazes in... more

Arkansas’ Listener talks — and rocks

Linda East Brady Friday, February 1, 2013 Spoken-word music has always been a part of rock music. It’s in everything from Elvis wondering aloud if you, too, are lonesome tonight, to Macklemore’s current hit “Thrift Shop,” which has him... more

Baiba Skride tackles tricky Stravinsky concerto

Friday, February 1, 2013 Violinist Baiba Skride, an extraordinary talent on the world stage, came by playing almost as naturally as breathing. “I have been surrounded by music all my life,” said the Latvian-born musician who... more

Patty Andrews, last of the famed 'Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy' trio, dies in California

Thursday, January 31, 2013 Patty Andrews, the youngest and last surviving member of the Andrews Sisters vocal trio whose music was a defining sound of the homefront during World War II, died Jan. 30 at her home in Northridge,... more