Jessee Havey remembers the day she took the Duhk call like it was ... well ... 2011.
Four years after leaving the Duhks, one of the Canadian neo-folk scene’s most influential roots acts, the stunning songbird was sitting in the backseat of a taxicab heading toward her day job as school administrator at the Manitoba Theatre for Young People in Winnipeg.
Leonard Podolak, who had known Havey since she…Continue
Posted on June 15, 2014 at 10:00am — 7 Comments
Officially open for business, House of Hats is a worthwhile investment opportunity.
The folk-rock quartet based in Brighton, Eng., starts with brothers Alex and Rob Gigante, both of whom happen to have a thing for fashionable headwear (as any of their performance videos on YouTube will prove).
After older brother Alex (guitars, piano, soulful Cat…Continue
Posted on June 10, 2014 at 10:00am
Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison are getting ready to take a break from each other.
Now don’t get alarmed. It's not what you think. The tuneful toast of Texas twosomes who helped make Austin awesome aren’t for a split second sailing into the sunset like Captain & Tennille.
Married with four children, Willis and Robison put aside…Continue
Posted on May 14, 2014 at 8:30am — 5 Comments
That’s what one high-strung son of someone was thinking for the rest of us while pressed up against the barrier leaving just enough breathing room between entertainer and her target audience as March wound down while that inevitable day for April fools waited…Continue
Posted on April 13, 2014 at 10:00am — 6 Comments
Walking into Boulder's eTown Hall (yes, little "e," big "T") for the first time is something like basking in the afterglow of a religious experience.
General admission seating on each side of the venue includes rows of wooden pews, and the source of inspiration for the modestly sized stained-glass window must be Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium, the Mother Church for country singers of yesteryear as well as today’s Americana artists.
Gauging the number of first-time…Continue
Posted on April 2, 2014 at 11:00am