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Guest Conductor Leads Symphony Through Demanding Program PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Tuesday, 07 December 2004 18:00
With a flick of the wrist and a sweeping downbeat, guest conductor Catherine Comet led the Quad City Symphony Orchestra into the first strains of its concert on Saturday, December 4. The musicians, under the graceful yet commanding baton of Comet, performed Georges Bizet’s Symphony in C and Aaron Copland’s Symphony No.

 
Willie Nelson Finally Brings His Ageless Act to the Quad Cities PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Tuesday, 07 December 2004 18:00
He toured minor-league baseball parks with Bob Dylan earlier this year. His latest album puts Tom Waits material next to Toby Keith’s, and includes duets with the popular jazz crooner Norah Jones and the ever-respected alt-country goddess Lucinda Williams.

 
Unexpected Artists Get Bluegrass and String Tributes PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Tuesday, 30 November 2004 18:00
• For a number of years now the CMH Records imprint has churned out a bizarre array of tribute CDs under the “A Bluegrass Tribute to” banner, serving up a down-home finger-pickin’ twist on artists including Metallica, the Dave Matthews Band, and Cat Stevens.

 
The Legendary Blue Band Approaches 25 Years PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Tuesday, 30 November 2004 18:00
Bob Dorr has fronted the Blue Band for 23 years, and he promises that he’ll keep it going through a major milestone: a quarter century. “Our immediate goal is to make it to 25 years, and that’s less than 18 months away,” Dorr said.

 
Contemporary Acts Resurrect Old Tunes for Zombie Soundtrack PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Tuesday, 23 November 2004 18:00
• Stubbs the Zombie, an upcoming new video game, takes players back to the good ol’ zombie-killing days of the late 1950s, collecting modern acts time-traveling as well, covering early pop-rock classics for the modern age on the accompanying soundtrack.

 
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