Kathy Sands-Boehmer is a 24/7 music maven. She is a member of the NERFA (North East Regional Folk Alliance) Board of Directors, President of BACHA (Boston Area Coffeehouse Association), and booking manager / publicist for the well-respected me&thee coffeehouse in Marblehead, MA.
Now I understand what all the buzz is about. The Green River Festival has been heralded as one of “the” summer festivals to attend by major media sources like Rolling Stone and USA Today. I haven’t had the opportunity to […]
Gretchen Peters’ music is the kind that etches itself into your heart upon first listen. Her songs illustrate deep human emotions; she has an uncanny way to hit right to the core of the matter and leaves the listener spellbound. […]
Take one look at the music resume of Dave Mattacks and your jaw will draw. Your eyes may pop out of your head too. This much in demand drummer has played with some of the most well-respected musicians in the world. Here […]
Discovering new music that challenges and excites me is something that keeps my senses alive. Oh hell, yeah, I like to listen to the old stuff as much as the next person but finding musicians who are doing new and […]
Saera K is Wishbone Zoe or is Wishbone Zoe Saera K? You need to experience her in person to find out for sure. Western Massachusetts born and bred, Saera has created an interesting musical and visual world full of highly […]
Stephen Kellogg’s latest recording, South West North East is an opus that should be required listening for everyone who hasn’t quite connected with today’s roots music. Once they give this album a listen, they’ll get it. It’s essentially a collection of four […]
Frank Solivan calls his music “all grass.” I kind of like that term—it gets to the bluegrass core of the music but it also embraces any other number of musical influences from various other acoustic genres. Frank’s fingers fly all […]
Cricket Tell the Weather sure can play and sing. Their music has an old familiar feel to it even though, for the most part, it’s all original. You’d swear that they were a band that grew up in the Appalachian […]
Monica Rizzio is a Washashore. Not only is she a Washashore, but she’s most definitely a Washashore Cowgirl. For those of you not “in the know,” a washashore is what born and bred Cape Codders call those who move there from anyplace […]
Word of mouth. That’s how I first heard about Brian Dunne. As Brian notes in the interview below, it’s often difficult to get heard amidst all—-the—-noise. His contemporary lyrics and memorable licks make for a nice combo for a young […]
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