Mavis Staples

Jeff Tweedy headlines the Rooster Stage on Saturday, Oct. 6 at HSB 18. (Courtesy Whitten Sabbatini)

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2018 headliners

IF YOU GO Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 18 When: Noon to 7 p.m.…

 

Emmylou Harris, pictured at “Emmylou Harris: Songbird’s Flight,” a new exhibit at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, again headlines the 18th Hardly Strictly Bluegrass on Sunday. (Courtesy Jason Kempin/Getty Images/ Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum)

Mountains of music at 18th Hardly Strictly Bluegrass

Even though the 2018 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass lineup is missing some favorite…

 

Kool & the Gang is the first act of Stern Grove’s 80th season of big, free outdoor shows, which begins June 25. (Courtesy photo)

Kool & the Gang kick off Stern Grove’s 80th season of free concerts

Stern Grove Festival has announced its upcoming 80th season of outdoor summer…

Kool & the Gang is the first act of Stern Grove’s 80th season of big, free outdoor shows, which begins June 25. (Courtesy photo)
Lucius’ Jess Wolfe, left, and Holly Laessig do double duty as backup singers. (Courtesy Piper Ferguson)

Lucius singers make big visual and aural statements

Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig, frontwomen of the New York art-pop combo…

Lucius’ Jess Wolfe, left, and Holly Laessig do double duty as backup singers. (Courtesy Piper Ferguson)
Mavis Staples appears on the Banjo Stage at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass on Friday. (Courtesy photo)

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2016 headliners

IF YOU GO Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 16 When: Noon to 7 p.m.…

Mavis Staples appears on the Banjo Stage at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass on Friday. (Courtesy photo)
Up-and-coming neo-soul artist Son Little is touring with Leon Bridges. (Courtesy Anthony Saint James)

Son Little finds groove with Mavis Staples

Philadelphia-bred Aaron Livingston says it’s occasionally confusing when fans greet him as…

Up-and-coming neo-soul artist Son Little is touring with Leon Bridges. (Courtesy Anthony Saint James)
Mavis Staples, pictured,  and Joan Osborne co-headline a classy double bill at the Fillmore. (Courtesy Chris Strong/Anti Records)

Sept. 25-26: Mavis Staples, Joan Osborne, Oktoberfest by the Bay, Chuchito Valdes

FRIDAY, SEPT. 25 Solid Soul Tour: Iconic gospel-R&B singer Mavis Staples and…

Mavis Staples, pictured,  and Joan Osborne co-headline a classy double bill at the Fillmore. (Courtesy Chris Strong/Anti Records)