Live Music

Joan Baez will co-headline with the Indigo Girls at the Pavilion on June 11. “We’ll definitely be doing songs together on this upcoming tour,” said the folk singing legend. Publicity photo.

The voice: Joan Baez gives old songs new life

Joan Baez still possesses the unwavering ability to make any song her own, even when she didn’t write the lyrics. It comes from her voice, an unmistakable soaring soprano with nightingale soul that took her to the stage of the Newport Folk Festival at the tender age of 18 and still carries a music career […]

After two popular EP’s, Ivan & Alyosha (L to R: Ryan Carbary, Tim Kim, Tim Wilson, Pete Wilson) release the full length, All the Times We Had. Photo by Veronica Alba.

ARTS Pick: Ivan & Alyosha

Seattle-based indie folk-pop quartet Ivan & Alyosha is nothing if not adaptable, which proved to be a crucial trait during the recording of its first full-length album, All the Times We Had. The band felt pressured, fell out of sync, and scrapped the first attempt. But the challenges eventually paid off in a new record […]

Langhorne Slim and The Law lay it down with infectious rockers and heartfelt ballads at the Jefferson. Publicity Photo.

ARTS Pick: Langhorne Slim and David Mayfield Parade

Inspired by the joys, perils, and emotional trials that continuous travel can impart on an individual, Langhorne Slim shares the crazy soul that has become a product of his many adventures in life. He keeps it real (along with his band The Law) playing hard-drivin’ folk rockers and ’50s-style rock ‘n’ roll ballads that speak […]