"Rick is one of my favorite all-time musicians. I saw the original version of the Band about eight times and the reformed version sans Robbie three times, including their very first show after they reformed in San Jose in 1983. They were still…"
"The first time I saw The Band, as in the original lineup with Robbie, play live was in November, 1971 in San Francisco at what was then the SF Civic Auditorium and is now known as the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. San Francisco was always a special…"
"Oh yeah baby! I'm a dobro player and I took a couple classes from Cindy and got to hang out with her a bit at Rob Ickes' ResoSummit 2010 in Nashville. An amazing player and a really nice lady. Always tasteful on dobro or…"
"To be fair Joseph, on many of the tour stops on the itinerary so far, Rodney & Emmy are indeed the headliners with Richard Thompson as the opener. for some reason Richard isn't on the west coast dates, and Rodney & Emmy play second…"
"Tommie, I don't mind a bit.
Jay, I see your point about positioning and yeah, back in the day at venues like Winterland I saw some older blues guys as openers for what were hot current rock bands. In the case of blues guys it was little…"
"Thanks for the article Jay! I'm a huge Emmylou and Rodney guy since pretty much the beginning of their careers. I first saw the original Hot Band in the '70s when I was about 20. I have seen Rodney and Emmy many times since. A pretty cool…"
"I guess to make a fair assessment of any of this stuff, you would have to have given good listens to literally all of the albums in a given category, and it's probably a safe bet that very few reading the article and now posting, myself…"
"Good review, but one correction is in order regarding the sentence below:
"While their 2007 collaboration with Robert Plant may have elevated their stature, it’s clear they don’t need another marquee name to define their…"
"Brent Christensen wrote:
"I am so glad I go to see this short reunion and hope they do it again. They looked like they were having so much fun, they just may."
Brent, there are plans for an extensive tour commencing in September."
"Nick writes about the upcoming tour in the Fall being on the heels of the reunion shows at the Bridge School concert last Fall.
The Springfield has just played in the last two weeks, as mojobone provided regarding the Santa Barbara show review in…"
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