I went to my first concert in the summer of 1973. It was a triple bill featuring Bachman Turner Overdrive, Bob Seger and Charlie Daniels. I wasn’t really a fan of any of the artists and would never have gone […]
Prairie singer-songwriter’s second Steve Dawson produced album, ‘I Was So Fond of You’ is a heartbreaker By Douglas Heselgrave There aren’t very many singers like Matt Patershuk around anymore. There probably weren’t very many to begin with. It’s true that, […]
Review by Douglas Heselgrave A new four CD box set featuring highlights from Miles Davis’ appearances at the Newport Jazz Festival 1955, 1958, 1966, 1967, 1969, 1973, 1975 as well as from Newport Jazz Festival in Europe 1971 With the […]
I hit the wall. I spent the past decade – when I wasn’t raising kids, fixing an old house, or trying to find just enough other work to cover the mortgage – and almost all of my free time, as […]
To say that Neil Young has always been difficult to pin down is to overstate the obvious. He has experimented with so many different types and approaches to music in the last half century that his fans often have no […]
Review by Douglas Heselgrave Some things can’t be written about without diminishing them. Anoushka Shankar’s newest CD of Indian classical music, ‘Home’ is like that. After listening to it over and over again for the past week as Vancouver continues to […]
Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real – live at the Hard Rock Café, Vancouver Canada. From the very first time I heard Lukas Nelson play guitar in his dad’s band more than a decade ago, I was hooked […]
Does anybody know how many albums Willie Nelson has put out? I can think of three that have come through my mailbox in the last year alone, and if I went down into the basement to look, I don’t have […]
Canada’s premiere roots music producer Steve Dawson talks with Doug Heselgrave about dialing it down and going solo acoustic, cutting an album a week for five weeks with an all-star band, and packing it all up and moving down to […]
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