Anyone Can Play Guitar
With prices like this, at least you can dream
Playing the Guitar for Jazz
Saturday, Apr 9: Kevin Eubanks • jazz
The Daily Word in the black hole of Wikipedia
Following World War I was The Great Emu War of 1932.
Here is a list of sexually active popes throughout history.
I LOVE to make lists. So a List of Lists of Lists is just a thing of beauty.
George W. Bush had special little nicknames for just about everybody.
You just wish you could claim to be part of the Ministry of All the Talents.
Gonna name my firstborn child Noctcaelador.
The classification of demons is not just a list of your exes.
Bonus video: In case you still (post-Grammys) don't know who the Alabama Shakes are.
Sunday, Jan 3: Chatter Sunday: Classical Guitar
El Angel de la Musica
Monday, Oct 12: José González • indie, folk • Riothorse Royale
Rowdy’s Dream Blog #290: I’m playing guitar with an Elvis impersonator.
I'm in a band, playing on stage with B, an Elvis impersonator. My guitar strap is loose. I take off my white Strat and put it on B as I continue to play the song, a rocker, while he stands there wearing it. As the audience cheers and applauds, I grab B's hair and make him take some bows.
The Daily Word in Hurricane Sandy, Gary Glitter and Prince.
Hurricane Sandy is deadly.
Watch Sandy blow down trees. “Oh, my gosh.”
A brief overview of cars Obama has owned.
There actually are things you don’t know about Prince.
The pastor was killed with a guitar.
The toughest bridge in the world. (Thanks, Tom!)
Gary Glitter is in trouble again.
Natalie Dylan is selling her virginity.
Tom Hanks: slam poet.
Axyl Rose talked on TV.
A park stabbing at 3rd and I-40.
A man stole some Toys for Tots money.
Hazmat in Doña Ana County.
Happy Birthday, Henry Winkler.
Thanks for the help, Tom Nayder and Constance Moss!
Mel Minter talks Zen, baseball and the blues with Chris Smither
Singer / songwriter Chris Smither grew up and learned his three first chords in New Orleans, but he’s made his home and the bulk of his music in Boston. Mel Minter chats with Smither about Zen, baseball, blues and existential strategy in this week’s issue. Read all about it here.
See and hear Smither conjure those ol’ cosmic blues at Outpost Performance Space on Saturday night. The show starts at 7:30 p.m., and tickets are $25-30.
Buddha’s Songwriter Gives Voice to Optimism
Chris Smither takes on the imponderables—and wins
Local blues rock guitar hero Ryan McGarvey—who's shared stages with legends of the genre and toured Europe multiple times in the past year—revels in the release of his second album, Redefined, at Santa Fe Sol (37 Fire Place, Santa Fe) tonight at 8 p.m. Go to the show—admission only $10—so you can say you saw the globe-trotting musician before he was super famous.
Let Your Folk Flag Fly
The 13th annual Albuquerque Folk Festival says it’s hip to be square dancing
The Daily Word: Democratic Win In NY, 4chan Is For Night Owls, Congressional Decorum Breakdown
Decorum breakdown at House hearing.
Santa Fe's only hospital caught dumping illegal medical waste.
Crazy video from latest Oklahoma tornado.
High speed chase on the west side.
Top 10 business emails you should never send.
Ridiculous tips for a miserable sex life.
Woman sues airline over her unborn baby's food poisoning.
Coffee price hikes outpaces gas prices.
New research suggests that 4chan users are mostly 9-5ers.
Man attacks woman with a pool noodle over a rotting watermelon shaped like a human head.
Already with the top 10 new species of 2011?
How about one more article on Lost?
Winners of the Best Optical Illusion of the Year contest.
Which state is the sweariest?
Pizza! + Lasagna! = Pizzagna!!
Why don't you have a man like this in your life?
Edwards James Olmos joins the cast of Showtime's Dexter.
VH1 is bringing back Pop Up Video!
Comedienne Lisa Lampanelli talks about her battles with the Westboro Baptist Church.
For guitar nerds only: interview with Eddie Van Halen.
Guitarist Michael Anthony makes it a point to recognize the people who have influenced him along the way.
Guitar God Tommy Emmanuel Plays the Kimo Tonight
The last time Tommy was in town Craig Rivera from the City grabbed me to watch his sound check. It was truly astonishing. I’d never heard of him, so Craig (being a guitar whiz himself) wanted me to see what I’d been missing.
Here he is playing “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.” Check out all the crazy false harmonic chords he does at the beginning.
Tommy Emmanuel plays tonight at the Kimo from 7:30 to 10pm. Tickets are available at the door.