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COVID ‘downtime’ opens doors of productivity for Christy Fisher

   August 11, 2020   

Christy Fisher is a woman who stays in orbit, whether she's playing weekly solo performances at wineries and music venues or fronting her band Cattywampus.

New music includes release from 'Doors' guitarist

   August 11, 2020   

Legendary guitarist and songwriter of The Doors and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Robby Krieger will be releasing his first solo album in 10 years.

Thunder & Lightnin’ look at the pandemic from the inside out

By Vyto Starinskas    August 4, 2020   

The members of Thunder & Lightnin’ were playing shows as tight as, well, as tight as thunder and lightning before the pandemic hit.

New Music includes album named Purple Noon, band named Deep Purple

   August 4, 2020   

Here are some of the albums being released this summer.

New music includes release from 'Yes' guitarist

   July 28, 2020   

Here are some of the latest music albums becoming available this month.

Jon Weekly to perform John Prine tribute at Jerome’s Liberty Theatre

   July 21, 2020   

Each Saturday night through August at 6 p.m., Sedona-Verde Valley musician Jon Weekly will play a series of “Salute to John Prine” performances at Jerome’s historic Liberty Theatre, 110 Jerome Ave.

New Music includes 11th album by The Pretenders

   July 21, 2020   

Hate for Sale is the upcoming 11th studio album by The Pretenders. On March 24, Hate for Sale was delayed due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the music industry.

Rockin’ in the Pandemic World

By Vyto Starinskas    July 13, 2020   

Jerome’s sparkplug rock-and-roller Llory McDonald, who works weekend crowds into a dancing fever during her lively Spirit Room shows, is spending her time during the pandemic growing tomatoes and doing housecleaning.

New Music includes first album in eight years for duo

By Bill Helm    July 13, 2020   

Here are reviews from some albums being released this summer.

New music, week of July 8, 2020

   July 6, 2020   

Unfollow the Rules is Rufus Wainwright’s ninth album of original material, his first since Out of the Game (2012), and his first under BMG.

New music: New studio album from 87-year-old superstar

   June 30, 2020   

Here are some of the latest music albums that are being released this month.

Entertainment returns to Cottonwood Main Stage

   June 23, 2020   

It has been a very long few months for everyone, including the Main Stage crew and customers, since coronavirus reared its ugly head.

New Music includes album from 1970s legend

   June 23, 2020   

Here are some of the new music releases available this month.

Jerry McFarland, Brian Peterman bring musical mastery to Bella Vita

   June 16, 2020   

Friday, June 19, from 6 to 9 p.m. Brian Peterman brings his talents to Bella Vita Ristorante. Saturday, June 20, it's Jerry McFarland's turn.

New music includes new work from Bob Dylan, Neil Young

   June 16, 2020   

Here are some of the latest music album releases available this month.

Camp Verde teen librarian makes music – literally

By Bill Helm    June 9, 2020   

Zack Garcia makes music – literally. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Garcia, teen librarian at the Camp Verde Community Library, debuted a YouTube video that shows how to make a guitar from a cigar box.

New Music this week

   June 9, 2020   

It’s auspicious that Sonic Boom “the solo project and nom-deproducer of Peter Kember (Spectrum, Spacemen 3)” returns in 2020 with its first new LP in three decades.

New Music this week

   June 2, 2020   

Norwegian indie-pop auteur Sondre Lerche has returned with his most ambitious and eclectic work to date in the form of his ninth studio album, Patience.

New Music this week

   May 26, 2020   

Life On The Flip Side is Jimmy Buffett's first studio album in seven years.

MUSIC TO YOUR EARS: Bella Vita music returns with Sammy Davis, Dan Vega, Jerry McFarland

   May 26, 2020   

The wait is over. The Sedona music scene is still alive and kicking and Bella Vita Restaurant is leading the pack, featuring local talents Sammy Davis, Dan Vega and Jerry McFarland starting Friday, May 29.

Verde Valley Sinfonietta readies for new season

   May 4, 2020   

This fall, Maestro Kevin Kozacek will return for his fourth season as the Sinfonietta’s music director. He will open the 2020-2021 season by conducting concert performances on Sunday afternoons October 18, November 15 and April 11, at the Sedona Performing Arts Center (SPAC).

New Music this week

   May 4, 2020   

Being in a toxic relationship can sometimes feel like being lost in a maze. Austra aka Katie Austra Stelmanis’ fourth album, Hirudin is both a bold acknowledgment of such patterns of behavior and a testament to the power of breaking them.

New Music for the week of April 29-May 5

   April 28, 2020   

Seven-time Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter, Alanis Morissette, released her new song, “Reasons I Drink” on Dec. 2, off her highly anticipated ninth album, Such Pretty Forks in the Road.

NEW MUSIC for April 22-28

   April 21, 2020   

Lucinda Williams unabashedly takes on some of the human, social and political issues of our day with her boldest and most direct album to date, Good Souls Better Angels.

Chamber Music Sedona still trying to engage musicians

By Jason W. Brooks    April 14, 2020   

A musician’s world often involves close friendships — even if that world encompasses several time zones or continents.