18 days ago | Interviews
"When I went into Berklee (School of Music), I never thought I'd join a rock band," Will Calhoun drawls over the phone en route to a recording session he's producing in New York City. For the millions who have headbanged to Calhoun's vicious kick-...
6 months ago | Concert Review
Last week when I interviewed Earth, Wind & Fire bassist extraordinaire Verdine White, I referred to the band's amazing performance on PBS' Soul! show in 1973 as "what it must've been like to see" them in a club. Verdine didn't exactly deny that, s...
6 months ago | Interviews
There's very little in the music world that Earth, Wind & Fire bassist Verdine White hasn't accomplished in his 44 years as a recording artist. He's sold hundreds of millions of records. He's played in front of mammoth festival crowds. He's widely...
7 months ago | Concerts
Help Blowfly save his house! Give to the Indiegogo campaign by 3 a.m. tonight (midnight PST). The following is an account of the strangest routed tour in my 10 years with Blowfly through San Jose, Costa Rica to Baltimore, Brooklyn, Philadelphia, L...
10 months ago | Concert Review
For a musician, there's nothing quite like taking your child to their first concert. It's a loaded event, one you hope and pray doesn't take place in some enormodome watching Justin Bieber or Miley Cyrus lip synch. Thankfully, my daughter Jade has...
10 months ago | Concerts
Funk superstar Bootsy Collins returns to South Florida to play his own music for the first time in 36 years. He'll be performing at the Kinfolk's Soul Food Festival tonight and tomorrow in both Broward and Palm Beach counties. Usually, even the mo...