Arts & Entertainment

J-Calvin drops new single just when we need it

Local soul-funk-groove band J-Calvin has released a new single, and it couldn’t come at a better time, said Jesse Ogle, the band’s bass player and leader-composer. “We thought it was a great time...

DATE: May 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Stoop show: Brooklyn accordionist entertains neighbors

NEW YORK – Paul Stein felt useless – stuck in his Brooklyn brownstone apartment, watching his neighbors suffer deprivations as COVID-19 swept the city. Then, on television, the retired...

DATE: April 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Local live music events: Cancel, reschedule or postpone?

Cancel. Postpone. Reschedule. Pick your verb. Since the coronavirus has swept through our lives, area musicians and their organizations have chosen one of those three paths. In early March, the...

DATE: April 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Singing Surgeon: Dr. Elvis cuts EP to aid COVID-19 fund

NEW YORK – Elvis Francois, the orthopedic surgery resident who has gone viral with his top-notch live performances at hospitals, knew from adolescence he wanted to help heal the world through...

DATE: April 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Rolling Stones to join Gaga for TV event battling COVID-19

NEW YORK – The Rolling Stones will join Lady Gaga, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder and Billie Eilish for the upcoming TV special aimed at fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Advocacy organization...

DATE: April 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Taylor Swift has canceled all shows, appearances for 2020

NEW YORK – Taylor Swift is canceling all of her performances and appearances for the rest of the year because of the coronavirus pandemic. “With many events throughout the world already canceled,...

DATE: April 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Local musicians to CERF The Airwaves to help community

Because of the novel coronavirus pandemic, all forms of nightlife have come to a halt over the last month or so, which stinks for a town like Durango, which, on any given pre-pandemic night,...

DATE: April 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Attention, musicians: Think you’re good enough for Blues & Brews?

A couple of weeks ago, organizers of the 27th annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival gave us all something to look forward to when they announced this year’s lineup for the weekend event, to be...

DATE: April 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Pagosa Folk ’N Bluegrass Festival canceled

KSUT Presents announced Saturday it is canceling this year’s Pagosa Folk ’N Bluegrass Festival, originally scheduled for June 5-7. “In light of the current coronavirus pandemic, KSUT Presents has...

DATE: April 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Photo: John Prine leaves the stage

DATE: April 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Bocelli: It’s not a concert for coronavirus, it’s a prayer

NEW YORK – Andrea Bocelli will sing at the Duomo of Milan on Easter Sunday sending a message of love and hope to the world during the coronavirus pandemic, but the Italian tenor says it’s not a...

DATE: April 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Hal Willner, longtime ‘Saturday Night Live’ staple, has died

LOS ANGELES – Hal Willner, a music producer and longtime “Saturday Night Live” music supervisor, has died. He was 64. Blake Zidell, a representative for Willner, said the producer died Tuesday....

DATE: April 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

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