The former Stooges frontman spent decades as a paradox: impossible to ignore, yet largely disregarded. The seventy-five-year-old has finally achieved elder statesman status, and arrives on the heels of a new album, “Every Loser.”
March 10, sold out
The fierce, incomparable blues singer returns to town to promote her standard-bearing, autobiographical album, “Done Come Too Far.”
March 16, sold out
The acclaimed blues singer-songwriter is touring her latest album, “Healing Time,” which ropes in stirring gospel, New Orleans and even Motown influences.
(Old Town School of Folk Music)
The first female virtuoso on the West African kora and in the centuries-old griot tradition, Jobarteh, whose most recent album is last summer’s “Badinyaa Kumoo,” is the ideal ambassador for this silken, shimmering music.
The much-lauded violinist—and CSO artist-in-residence—delivers an all-Bach program, featuring a trio of the Baroque wizard’s works for solo violin.
Robert Rodi is an author, spoken-word performer and musician who has served as Newcity’s Music Editor since 2014. He’s written more than a dozen books, including the travel memoir “Seven Seasons In Siena,” and his literary and music criticism has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, Salon, The Huffington Post and many other national and regional publications.