STEVIE WONDER @ OUTSIDE LANDS FESTIVAL | 8/12/12The following is a dispatch from Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco, from our sister paper, SF Weekly. Stevie Wonder, in theory, is an American artistic treasure. He's more than our Beatles or Rolling Stones; he's our Dickens or Dalí: a figure o ... More >>
Every year, we enlist our Backbeat writers to host various stages at the Westword Music Showcase, and in addition to their emcee obligations, we ask them to pull double duty and write up the acts that appear on their individual stages. Click through to read travelogues from Thorin Klosowski, Ru John ... More >>
In the fall of 2006, A.P.O.S.T.L.E. - aka Jeff Campbell -- left Denver for San Francisco with his crew, Heavyweight Dub Champion, with hopes of making a bigger splash outside the Mile High City. Fast forward to spring 2008, Apostle is no longer working with Heavyweight Dub Champion and released his ... More >>
A Medeski, Martin & Wood member branches out.
Testament: The Complete Slash Recordings (Rhino/Warner Bros./Slash)
July 9 - 15, 1998
Rod Piazza isn't your average blues harmonica player.
The guiding vision behind Robert Bradley's Blackwater Surprise.
Link Wray virtually invented modern-rock guitar. So why haven't you heard of him?
G. LOVE & SPECIAL SAUCE PLAY THE BLUES THE NEW-FASHIONED WAY.