Zoltan Kodaly (Hungary, 1882-1967), Bela Bartok (1881-1945), and Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) were all born and worked within the Austro-Hungarian empire, but all three also had an interest in common: folk music (think of Brahms’ Hungarian Rhapsodies). Kodaly and Bartok actually worked togeth…

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You can never really guess what will happen at the Grammy Awards, but when Kacey Musgraves won for best country album Sunday night, that seemed fairly predictable. Although she was also nominated for album of the year, the most prestigious trophy, it was logical that voters would award her in the genre-specific category — and then the big prize could go to a superstar such as Drake, or the critically lauded Brandi Carlile, or even the soundtrack to the billion dollar-grossing "Black Panther" film.

The Kennedys have brought their driving Americana sound to Winston-Salem for several Fiddle and Bow Society concerts over the years, so the huband-and-wife duo was a natural choice when the nonprofit organization decided to start staging shows once a month in Greensboro.

Trumpeter Miles Davis was a jazz giant with a bad reputation, acquiring nicknames such as “evil genius” and “the prince of darkness.” But Herbie Hancock thinks his old boss, a scowling curmudgeon who died in 1991, would be happy to know there’s an academic music program named for him.

Drew and Ellie Holcomb’s music has always been a family affair. The two performed together in Holcomb’s band The Neighbors until Ellie left in 2015 to take care of their daughter, Emmylou. Sons Huck and Rivers are now part of the family as well, touring with their parents on this latest outing.

It’s been a hectic couple of months for Luke Combs since he won the New Artist of the Year award at the 52nd annual Country Music Association Awards in mid-November. But as the North Carolina-raised country star said when calling from his adopted home in Nashville hours before decamping for …

Folk singer-songwriter Arlo Guthrie will perform at 8 p.m. Feb. 1 at Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St. in Greensboro, as part of his “Alice’s Restaurant Tour.”

December was an exciting month for the Down East Boys, a gospel quartet based in Reidsville. “Beat Up Bible” reached No. 1 on the Singing News chart out of Nashville — a first for the band since being founded in 1985.

Lady Gaga is a double nominee at the Academy Awards, where rapper Kendrick Lamar is nominated for the first time while songwriter Diane Warren is also vying for her first win with her 10th nomination.

Since the late 1800s, music fans have been putting money into machines and getting back a earful of their favorite tunes. The 1890 model bore the clunky label of Coin Actuated Attachment for Phonograph, and in the late 1920s was revamped and renamed by player piano manufacturer Justus P. See…