Monday, February 22, 2010

Trombone Shorty, Tinariwen, Sam Moore, pics...

Tinariwen, Sam Moore and Trombone Shorty are in the photo gallery.

Tinariwen / NY Times review

Tinariwen is a more worldly band now than it was in 2001, when a performance at the Festival of the Desert in Mali introduced its resolute, hypnotic Saharan rock to an audience that carried its reputation beyond Africa. Since then Tinariwen has been on the world-music circuit, performing for audiences who don’t speak its main language, Tamashek. Wearing white robes and head scarves, the band members have made themselves emissaries. One of the band’s leaders, Abdallah Ag Alhousseyni, has a catchphrase onstage: “Welcome to the desert.”
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Thursday, February 18, 2010

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

American Idols

The "American Idol" stars aligned Friday night (February 12), as Allison Iraheta, Adam Lambert and Kris Allen took the stage for an exclusive live event.

Ryan Seacrest's "Rock My Town" concert brought out hundreds of lucky ticket winners, all of whom braved the cold for hours to make sure they got the best possible spot in the intimate Highline Ballroom. (more at

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Monday, February 1, 2010