With 'El Amore de Los Muertos,' New London's Hempsteadys aim for the future

The fact that The Hempsteadys' long-awaited first album is a rock opera involving classic film monsters like Dracula, Frankenstein and the Wolf Man is probably ideal.

John Fogerty on ups, downs, becoming music’s fortunate son

Although he wrote the classic Americana songbook, it took John Fogerty more than 30 years to come to terms with the realization he really was one of rock music’s fortunate sons.

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Janet Jackson, Chicago, The Cars nominated for rock hall

Janet Jackson, Steve Miller, Chicago and The Cars are among the first-time nominees being considered for induction next year in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Snoop Dog is back

Drake, Diddy, Chris Brown set for taping of 10th annual BET Hip-Hop Awards program in Atlanta

Live Lunch Break Flashback - Dr. Martino

A recap of Thursday’s performance by Willimantic’s Dr. Martino on The Day’s “Live Lunch Break” concert series.

Banjo sorcerers Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn perform at Conn College

Banjo virtuosos Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn, touring behind their first album together, perform Saturday at Conn College in New London.

Willimantic rock trio Dr. Martino plays 'Live Lunch Break'

The Willimantic rock trio Dr. Martino plays 'Live Lunch Break' at noon Thursday in the Telegraph Record Shop.

The Hempsteadys celebrate new CD with pre-release party

New London reggae-punk act The Hempsteadys celebrate their first full-length album, "El Amor de los Muertos," with a pre-release party Friday in the Oasis Pub.




Rick's List - DNA edition

Lastest dispatch from The Day's resident malcontent

The Colman Street mystery: Case closed

In August I wrote about Judah Colman who got in trouble in the 1750s for stealing a box of Spanish gold that he was supposed to be guarding.