By Bruce Sylvester Warren Hellman, banjoist in the Wronglers and billionaire angel of San Francisco’s annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, died of complications from leukemia on Dec. 18. Born in Manhattan on July 25, 1934, into a family of investors …
The totally free Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park presents major acts as well as relatively unknown but worthy ones.
Last weekend’s Newport Folk Festival sold out in advance for the first time in 52 years with a strong combination of old timers and younger post-punk Americana acts.
Linda Ronstadt is a household name in many countries, but her success has not translated into recognition from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
In keeping with its tradition of touring for a cause, this year’s Lilith Fair raised more than a half-million dollars this summer, which was donated to local and national organizations throughout the U.S. and Canada.
by Pat Prince — Rihanna has been added to the Lilith Tour for a “special appearance” at the Salt Lake City date on Monday, July 12. But, c’mon, isn’t she a little too mainstream pop for this event?