Music & Nightlife Archive: January, 2012

Bruce Springsteen & E Street Band tour announced, will play two Wells Fargo Center shows in March

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The Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Wrecking Ball world tour kicks off March 18 in Atlanta and will come to the Wells Fargo Center... Read more

Robert Earl Keen vs. Toby Keith

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I've got a Robert Earl Keen interview in today's Inquirer in which the Texas songwriter, who plays Union Transfer with his band on Wednesday... Read more

Listen Up: Leonard Cohen, Adam Arcuragi

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"I'd love to speak with Leonard, he's a sportsman and a shepherd / He's a lazy bastard living in a suit." Those are the whispery first words... Read more

Oh, Baltimore

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Randy Newman's "Baltimore," dedicated to Billy Cundiff. "Man it's hard, just to live." Previously: Etta James, RIP Follow In The Mix on Twitter... Read more

Etta James, RIP

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The one and only Etta James has died. Her obituary is here. Below, "I'd Rather Go Blind," "Roll With Me Henry," "A Sunday Kind Of Love," Jimmy... Read more

Linda Chorney, Americana Grammy Underdog

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I've got a story coming in Sunday's Inquirer A & E section about Linda Chorney, the Sea Bright, N.J. singer-songwriter whose album Emotional... Read more

RIP, Johnny Otis

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Etta James called Johnny Otis "my guru." The bandleader, musician and entrepreneur, who died yesterday at age 90, was instrumental in the careers... Read more

President Obama sings Al Green

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At a fundraiser in Harlem on Thursday night with the Rev. Al Green in the house, President Obama sang a few lines from "Let's Stay Together... Read more