ACL Headliners - The Avett Brothers - That magic is abundantly evident on I and Love and You, the Avett Brothers’ big-label debut. Its 13 songs are delivered in a style that defies pigeonholing but might be described as a rootsy amalgam of folk, country, bluegrass, rock and pop – even a jab of punk-style dynamics here and there. Doors, Avett Brothers, Entertainment Concerts, Avett Bros, Red Rocks, The Avett Brother, Favorite, Music Festivals, Arkansas
Zapp and Rogers - "Computer Love" This song was used as the backdrop to a scene in The Hughes Brothers' film "Menace 2 Society". That scene, which is on my "Fav Film Clips" board, changed my life, due to the music and the scene's theme. Chuuuuuch..
ACL Headliners - Neil Young and Crazy Horse made their first live appearance since 2004 last month at the MusicCares tribute to Paul McCartney in Los Angeles. They played ‘I Saw Her Standing There’ that many critics called a highlight of the star-studded show, though the band has released no touring plans.
ACL Headliners - Florence + The Machine - “A lot can happen to a daydreaming girl in the world, and in the last few years, it’s all happened for Florence. The debut album she dreamt up in her bedroom in South London burst into being and swept the planet, selling over three million copies, winning the coveted Brits ‘Best Album’ award and etching itself indelibly into the popular consciousness.
Mandora or chitarino, ca. 1420 Northern Italy (Milan?) Boxwood and rosewood. There are three surviving examples of this mysterious type of instrument from the early fifteenth century, of which the one exhibited here is the most elegant. Originally the instrument would have been strung with four or five strings, but whether it was played with a bow or plucked remains unclear. The carved imagery relates to courtly romance and probably alludes to the rewards of fidelity in love.
ACL Headliners - Formed in 1987, in Philadelphia, PA, the legendary Roots Crew, consists of Black Thought (MC), Ahmir ‘Questlove’ Thompson (drums), Kamal Gray (electronic keyboards), F. Knuckles (percussion), Captain Kirk Douglas (electronic guitar), Damon Bryson (sousaphone) and James Poyser (electronic keyboard) Having previously released twelve projects, The Roots have become one of the best known and most respected hip-hop acts in the business, winning four GRAMMYs.