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Taking a trip, live, with Dylan, The Rolling Stones

February 21, 2014 This week I review an upcoming CD and DVD release of the Bob Dylan 30th anniversary show in 1992 and the Rolling Stones’ latest live album recorded at Hyde Park in London last year. more »»

Elvis, Cyndi Lauper in the player this week

February 6, 2014 This week I review a pop classic and yet another installment in Legacy’s re-issuing of Elvis’ RCA catalog. more »»

Steel Wheels coming to Oak Glen theater

February 6, 2014 CHESTER — The Oak Glen Middle School Culture Club is hosting the Steel Wheels at 7:30 p.m. p.m. Wednesday at the Oak Glen High School Little Theatre as part of its Mountaineer Freedom Concert Serie. more »»

Tony Bennett, Johnny Cash featured again

January 30, 2014 This week I review two releases from two major artists from Columbia/Legacy. more »»

Jazz show to feature Negri Trio Feb. 8

January 30, 2014 WHEELING — Oglebay Institute continues its Jazz at the Stifel series at 8 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Stifel Fine Arts Center with a performance by the Joe Negri Trio. more »»

Photo exhibition coming to Summit Art Gallery

January 30, 2014 From staff reports WEIRTON — The Upper Ohio Valley Camera Club will fill the Summit Art Gallery with more than 70 artistic photos for the gallery’s first new installation of 2014. more »»

‘American Hustle’ soundtrack comes from a diverse time

January 16, 2014 This week I review two releases from Sony/Legacy. — “American Hustle — Original Movie Soundtrack” Contrary to much popular opinion, there was a lot of great music made in the 1970s. more »»

New release from Dust to Digital label

January 8, 2014 This week I review a new release by the eclectic label Dust to Digital. more »»

Bloomfield, Winter releases reviewed

January 8, 2014 This week I review two upcoming releases focusing on two of rock’s most underrated guitarist. more »»

Elvis Costello’s ‘Wise Up Ghost’

December 23, 2013 This week I review a comeback of sorts for one of my favorite artists. ¯ “Wise Up Ghost” Elvis Costello I already knew this album was going to be interesting, if not as memorable as Mr. more »»

Jessica Ewell in concert at Franciscan University of Steubenville

November 29, 2013 STEUBENVILLE — Jessica Ewell, the Franciscan University of Steubenville sacred music professor, will present Scenes of Seeking and Finding: Experiencing Christian Hope Through the Music of Advent. more »»

Opinon: New releases from Sony Legacy reviewed

November 29, 2013 This week I review new releases from Sony Legacy, one profiling one of the great pop songwriters and another batch of vinyl for Record Store Day today. more »»

Children's Corner: Abraham Lincoln Bunny

November 29, 2013 Abraham Lincoln Bunny was named after the 16th president of the United States. more »»

Big Star, James Taylor, Boz Scaggs reviewed

November 21, 2013 This week I review three new compilations featuring three performers who made their names in the 1970s. — Big Star, “The very Best of Big Star” Never was a band more inaptly named then Big Star. more »»

Mingo Junction’s Angelica releases new video

November 21, 2013 NASHVILLE — Rose Angelica, Mingo Junction resident and singer/songwriter on Lamon Records Nashville, has a new Christmas song just released called “The Wish. more »»

Festa del Vino showcases wine, beer tasting Nov. 15

November 7, 2013 WINTERSVILLE — There will be something for everyone when the Italian-American Cultural Club presents its third-annual Festa del Vino from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Nov. 15 at St. Florian Hall. more »»

Opinion: A taste of Bob Dylan is not enough

November 7, 2013 This week I review the new “Bob Dylan Complete Album Collection Vol. 1,” recently released by Sony/Legacy. - Bob Dylan — “The Complete Album Collection Vol. more »»

Opinion: Imperfectly rocking ‘We Will Rock You’ ends run

November 7, 2013 PITTSBURGH — The recent invasion of rebel rockers and their assailants upon Pittsburgh’s Benedum Center forced decibel levels through the roof when the touring production of “We Will Rock You,” a... more »»

Wynton Marsalis, Paul Simon releases

October 17, 2013 This week I review some retrospective material set to be released by Sony/Legacy by legends Paul Simon and Wynton Marsalis. more »»

Hendrix, Herbie Hancock coming

October 10, 2013 This week I review two upcoming releases via Sony/Legacy, including a previously unreleased live Jimi Hendrix disc and the complete Columbia works of Herbie Hancock. more »»

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