U2 Announce "iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE" Tour

Tickets for the iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour, U2’s latest 19-city jaunt across the world, will go on sale on the 8th and 9th of December, 2014. The irregular capitalization of the tour name might be a shout-out to their recent album release on iTunes. For the first time in ten years, the group will perform live in indoor stadiums....more

Van Morrison's Lyrics In A Book

"The lyrics in this book span 50 years of writing and as such are representative of my creative journey"-- Van Morrison...more

Blind Guitarist Raul Midón Releases Soulful Ballad Mi Amigo Cubano on YouTube

Are you ready to discover the Latin soul? Raul Midón captures it in his latest song “Mi Amigo Cubano,” which can be viewed on YouTube at: http://bit.ly/RMMiamigo, with every gentle strum of his guitar, the power of his vocal trumpet sounds, and nostalgia of his Spanish lyrics. Left blind after being put in an incubator as an infant without proper eye protection, Midón used music as a way to reconnect with himself as well as the world around him, including his Latin roots....more

Mindful Thoughts 'A Widow's Song'

A Widow's Song'...more

NaBloPoMo December: Day 1 (Call Me Al!)

http://authormcaldwell.wordpress.com/Great way to kick-off this month's #joy theme. This song always reminds me of my best friend K and I dancing around the local supermarket of our college town. Whenever I hear it, I just have to start moving and smiling.Do you have a song that does that for you?   ...more

Blog Roundup - November 2014

Here's what happened at The Cocoknot Theori last month.http://bit.ly/thecktblogroundupnov2014...more

A Thanksgiving Moment

It’s Thanksgiving weekend and we’re really thankful for some of the opportunities we received this year. Here are some of the moments we are thankful for:...more

Review: Wolf in the White Van by John Darnielle

I count John Darnielle among my go-to muses; a prophet of dread who delivers lines like, “I hope I cut myself shaving tomorrow, I hope it bleeds all day long” with enough sincerity to make you feel the slippery trickle of blood down your own cheek. He’s the front-man for the prolific indie-folk band, The Mountain Goats. When the release date was announced for his first novel I itched for its arrival like Darnielle craves Lovecraftian doomsdays in his songs....more

"Crazy" Women

I was watching the AMA awards a few nights ago, and admired how Taylor Swift makes  ...more