Posted on April 16, 2013 at 10:00am
Phoenix Concert Theatre
Tuesday March 26, 2013
Even a three-hour border delay couldn't keep Lucero away.
Luckily for those in attendance, especially for this reviewer who is ashamed to admit I'd never seen the band before last night, the tattooed boys from Memphis made it to Hogtown in plenty of time to give a generous dose of southern-fried rock and soul; it was also a raucous love-in between one…Continue
Posted on March 27, 2013 at 7:30pm — 3 Comments
For one night, the doctor was in the house.
And, though there were only a handful of barflies to take in Doc MacLean's mojo, those who did left the Dakota Tavern with a musical remedy that traveled deep down to their souls. They also left with a cure - at least momentarily - for the mid-winter blues.
The Delta Blues arrived in Toronto courtesy of resident Doc MacLean. While the living…Continue
Posted on March 7, 2013 at 6:30am — 1 Comment
Monday morning coming down. Finally I have a wee moment to reflect on the blur that was my rookie Folk Alliance International (FAI) conference, which touched down in Hogtown (aka Toronto) last week from Wednesday-Sunday. I'm pretty sure the staff at The Delta Chelsea are glad all these musicians and folk-industry folk are heading out of town today; at the same time, they are surely thankful for the business the more than…Continue
Posted on February 25, 2013 at 6:30am — 1 Comment