Having grown weary of burning (or perhaps Byrne-ing) down houses all over the the '80s new wave block, Talking Heads founder David Byrne has stepped away from smugly strange pop in favor of something more traditional.
As one of the modern day torch bearers for poetic, politically charged hip-hop and reggae, Michael Franti has long had his work cut out for him, and risen to the challenge with gusto every single time.
As part of the inaugural Coast West Festival, The Polyphonic Spree perhaps stands out as a bit of an eccentric addition to a lineup that includes Foghat, Chicago and Blue Oyster Cult.
Without a doubt, Jerry Seinfeld is one of those comedians whose tireless work ethic and clear-cut commitment to quality comedy have made him a ubiquitous presence in the pop culture sphere.
Rush has been doing what it does for as long as anyone old enough to possess a driver's license can remember, and then some. Consistent, stellar, outstanding – it makes sense that the Canadian prog-rock superstars would christen their latest tour the "Clockwork Angels Tour," because really, what other gang of dad-rock legends run so reliably and blessedly?
Any modern sub-culture group described as "baroque pop" has to be a class act, if not a classical act (look at that, a Bach joke!). Without exception, Ra Ra Riot brings heaps of class like you wouldn't believe.
Some fun facts about Brandi Carlile: She has The Neverending Story tattoos on her shoulders, she was a backup singer for an Elvis impersonator, her latest album is named after Bear Creek studio.
Basically, all you need to know about Bill Maher is that he's just the best. Literally. He is your BEST BET. I would probably form a religion around him if it weren't for ...well, you can probably already surmise the flaw in this logic without my offering a sarcastic explanation.
Call me crazy, but I'm beginning to think that Willie Nelson is even more indestructible than Cher. He just has that freshly survived-from-the-apocalypse gleam about him, you know?
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