For a lot of reasons, the biggest being on the wrong continent, this was the only show of Gretchen Peters’ European Tour I was able to make. Even this modest achievement was almost scotched due to some miscommunication by the venue on show times but thanks to an attentive headliner and twitter disaster was averted.
Making up the band for the tour are Barry Walsh (keyboards, glockenspiel, accordion) and Christine Bougie (electric guitar, lap steel, drum) who provided…Continue
Added by RP N10 on March 28, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Life is pretty busy between work, family, gigs, listening to music and general stuff so it's not often I get beyond the selected blogs and the live discussions here on the ND site.
The other day, on account of being laid up with a heavy cold, I had a rummage through the blogs and came across Gretchen Peters post Woman On The Wheel where she provides some background to this song…Continue
Added by RP N10 on November 13, 2011 at 11:11am — No Comments
Amidst all the doom and gloom surrounding the future of paid-for music writing it’s good to see that the specialist fanzine segment is managing to produce good writing in niche areas. I was reminded of this by the arrival of the latest edition of UK based magazine “Fantastic Expedition” produced by Jason Smith in Hertfordshire, just North of London.
“Fantastic Expedition” is into…Continue
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At the same time as we’ve had a thread about husband/wife/partner musical teams and now the can-they-can’t-they musical breeding discussion kicked off earlier this week, I’ve been casting my mind back over the shows I’ve been to during 2010 and a sense that I’d seen a lot of sibling acts. I’ve also been giving some thought to what it is makes these groups a little bit special.
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