5 Great Concert Films

5 Great Concert Films

There’s something about this season that brings back the memories of summers gone by. Memories of friends.  Memories of particular nights.  Memories of particular songs, sung along to, full-throated, beside 10,000 strangers who, for that one moment, could be considered close friends. And while film can never completely capture that feeling, there are a few that at least replicate it enough to warrant multiple viewings.  The following list shares a few of these films. [Read more…]

Bob Dylan Wins Pulitzer Prize

Bob Dylan Wins Pulitzer Prize

122752__dylan_l.jpgMusician Bob Dylan has been awarded a Pulitzer Prize.

Dylan received a special citation for his contribution to music. Dylan has been writing and performing for over 40 years.

The citation said Dylan had a ‘profound impact on popular music and American culture, marked by lyrical compositions of extraordinary poetic power.’ The award carries a prize of $10,000.

Suffice to say, if you haven’t seen Dylan perform live, you’re truly missing something. Writer Paul Williams compares it to seeing Pablo Picasso paint or T.S. Eliot write. (And to think that his shows rarely sell out… I mean, don’t people want to watch a genius at work? Guess not…)