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Beth Hart performs in New York, 2013 (Photo Credit: Maria Ives)

Beth Hart’s Quiet Comeback

Best Blues Album isn’t a GRAMMY category that gets much hype, but it’s home to one of the most compelling backstories this year, and likely one you haven’t heard yet.

01/24/2014

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Experience Hendrix Tour 2014 to Include Zakk Wylde, Bootsy Collins, Buddy Guy

The tour is set to kick off March 11 in Dallas and run through April 3’s Detroit show.

11/18/2013

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New Music To Know: Quinn Sullivan, Blues Torchbearer & Buddy Guy Protégé

Buddy Guy may be many things — blues legend, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Kennedy Center Honoree, GRAMMY Award winner — but he may not be the first to mind when you think of […]

07/19/2013

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Eric Clapton/Keith Richards Collaboration Highlights Crossroads Festival, Night 2

At night 1 of Eric Clapton‘s Crossroads festival, he opened the show with an acoustic set. So, on night 2 (April 13), fans showed up at the 7:30 pm start time in hopes of getting […]

04/14/2013

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Eric Clapton/Allman Brothers Band Jam Highlights Crossroads Festival Night 1

“Welcome to the Crossroads Guitar Festival,” Eric Clapton said politely, as he sat down with an acoustic guitar to kick off night one of the fourth Crossroads Guitar Festival at New York’s Madison Square Garden. […]

04/13/2013

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Hollywood Stars And Rockers Honor Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin is among the greats receiving a special salute at this year’s Kennedy Center Honors gala. Heart’s Ann and Nancy Wilson and drummer Jason Bonham, the son of Zeppelin’s late drummer John Bonham, rock […]

12/26/2012

John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, David Letterman, Buddy Guy, Natalia Makarova, Dustin Hoffman were the honorees at the 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors

Led Zeppelin, David Letterman, Buddy Guy Celebrated At 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors

Clearly, it was a departure for the Kennedy Center Honors. Now in it’s 35th year, the ceremony started out by paying tribute to cultural icons like Fred Astaire, Ella Fitzgerald and Tennessee Williams. In recent years, rock has been represented more and more at this prestigious event, with Paul McCartney, Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, Elton John and Bruce Springsteen all collecting the Kennedy Center medallion. But past ceremonies probably never got as loud as this year’s.

12/02/2012

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Led Zeppelin Kennedy Center Honors Coverage

The show won’t be broadcasted live: an edited version will air on CBS on December 26. But CBS Local will be there, live tweeting the event from Radio.com. We’ll also have a wrap-up after the show is over Sunday night.

11/29/2012

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Hendrix At 70: From Lemmy To Frampton, Legends Sound off

Tuesday (November 27) marks 70 years since the birth of Jimi Hendrix, the man who changed electric guitar and rock’n’roll forever. For the past few weeks, CBS Local has discussed the man’s impact with musicians who came after him, his peers, and even one of his main inspirations. Everyone felt his influence, whether it was on their guitar playing, or their singing. Some even found a new direction for their life thanks to Jimi.

11/26/2012

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Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival Coming To NYC

Eric Clapton announced that he’s bringing the festival to New York’s Madison Square Garden on April 12 and 13, 2013, with a lineup that includes blues legends B.B. King and Buddy Guy, classic rock icons Clapton, Jeff Beck and The Allman Brothers Band, country stars Vince Gill, Brad Paisley and Keith Urban and young guns including John Mayer and Gary Clark Jr.

11/19/2012

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