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Verde Valley Sinfonietta’s Emerging Artist concert features Ethan Yang

   April 6, 2021   

In the upcoming Emerging Artist concert, the Verde Valley Sinfonietta will feature Ethan Yang, a spectacular young violinist from Phoenix, as the soloist in the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto.

This week's music includes new Cheap Trick album

   April 6, 2021   

'In Another World' is the upcoming 20th studio album by Cheap Trick. The album was completed by 2020 but the release was further delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

New music includes King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard's 'Teenage Gizzard'

   March 30, 2021   

Teenage Gizzard is a compilation album featuring early recordings of King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, recorded between 2010 and 2011 in Victoria, Australia.

Film Festival presents ‘Great Voices Sing John Denver’ encore April 1

   March 23, 2021   

Thursday, April 1 the Sedona International Film Festival will host the big screen encore of “Great Voices Sing John Denver.”

New music includes Dr. Lonnie Smith's 'Breathe'

   March 23, 2021   

Lonnie Smith, styled Dr. Lonnie Smith, is an American jazz Hammond B3 organist who was a member of the George Benson quartet in the 1960s.

Anthony Mazzella Spring Equinox Concert at Mary D. Fisher Theatre March 20

   March 16, 2021   

Anthony Mazzella returns to the stage for the first time in a year Saturday, March 20.

BTS on 1st Grammy nod: ‘It’s hard to express in words’

By Mesfin Fekadu, AP Music Writer    March 16, 2021   

Stuck at home during the pandemic, BTS created “Dynamite” and released the song to their isolated fans as a gift.

New music includes releases from a pair of household names

   March 16, 2021   

Here is some of the newest popular music being released this month.

Verde Valley Sinfonietta plans pair of spring concerts

   March 9, 2021   

For the April 11 “Emerging Artist” concert, Ethan Yang will be the soloist.

New music includes Jane Weaver album 'Flock'

   March 9, 2021   

‘Flock’ is the record that Jane Weaver always wanted to make, the most genuine version of herself, complete with unpretentious Day-Glo pop sensibilities, wit, kindness, humour and glamour.

Music Review: Alice Cooper loses his mind in Detroit Rock City

By WAYNE PARRY / Associated Press    March 2, 2021   

Alice Cooper, one of Detroit’s most famous sons, goes home on new album “Detroit Stories."

New music includes A Day to Remember's 'You’re Welcome'

   March 2, 2021   

Largely produced by Colin “DOC” Brittain and the band’s own Jeremy McKinnon, the 14 tracks on You’re Welcome represent another major step forward for the acclaimed quintet.

Music Review: Edie Brickell displays her power yet again

By SCOTT BAUER / Associated Press    February 23, 2021   

The renaissance for Edie Brickell and New Bohemians continues on “Hunter and the Dog Star,” the band’s second record in just over two years following a 12-year recording hiatus.

New music includes Joseph Williams record 'Denizen Tenant'

   February 23, 2021   

New music includes former Toto singer Joseph Williams record 'Denizen Tenant'

Music Review: Sia’s ‘Music’ soundtrack is music to our ears

By MARK KENNEDY / AP Entertainment Writer    February 16, 2021   

Whatever your thoughts on the new movie “Music,” there can be no argument about the music in it: It’s very, very good.

New music includes Bon Jovi record '2020'

   February 16, 2021   

The new Bon Jovi album '2020' was initially set for release on May 15, 2020 but was later pushed back due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Music Review: Popster Aaron Lee Tasjan delivers his best album yet

By STEVEN WINE / Associated Press    February 9, 2021   

Aaron Lee Tasjan is a one-man music encyclopedia who can enthrall audiences with a New York Dolls cover or 10-minute talking blues.

New music includes Arc of Life album

   February 9, 2021   

Arc of Life is a new progressive rock supergroup that features three members of the current YES line-up, vocalist Jon Davison, bassist/vocalist Billy Sherwood, and drummer Jay Schellen.

COVER STORY: Muriel Anderson Valentine’s Eve Live Stream Concert from OTCA

   February 2, 2021   

At 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, join Old Town Center for the Arts for a special Valentine’s Eve live stream concert with renowned harp-guitarist Muriel Anderson.

Curry, Kombucha, Canines & Kaleidoscope Redrocks heats up Valentine’s weekend

   February 2, 2021   

Kaleidoscope Redrocks sister duo Gracie and Tivona Moskoff will debut at fojol bros. Friday, Feb. 12 and Sunday, Feb. 14.

Music Review: Ani Di Franco makes the political personal on album

By STEVEN WINE / Associated Press    February 2, 2021   

Pioneering folkie activist Ani Di Franco is a standout instrumentalist whose guitar could kill fascists.

Music Review: Ragtime and much more from jazz pianist Emmet Cohen’s ‘Future Stride’

By STEVEN WINE / Associated Press    February 2, 2021   

Stride provides a starting point on jazz pianist Emmet Cohen’s new album.

New music includes Foo Fighters: Medicine At Midnight

   February 2, 2021   

Medicine at Midnight is the new album from Foo Fighters, and packs nine new songs into 37 minutes.

COVID-19 forces cancellation of Feb. 7 Verde Valley Sinfonietta concert

   January 26, 2021   

The Verde Valley Sinfonietta has canceled its Feb. 7 concert due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Music Review: Moon Taxi, a cab simply not worth hailing anymore

By MARK KENNEDY / AP Entertainment Writer    January 26, 2021   

Moon Taxi has a new album with a dozen songs, but you may be forgiven for losing track of them.