I decided to attend this show because I know and love several of the musicians, but also because the idea of musicians who do not normally play country or folk music doing just that appealed to me. And then there […]
Sometimes I come across (or rather something comes across me) a new album that impresses me with its quality and earnestness. Maybe So by The Berger Sisters is one of those albums. I know Melody Allegra Berger from her fiddle […]
TWO-TIME GRAMMY WINNER, BLUES HALL OF FAMER & AMERICANA MUSIC LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD WINNER TAJ MAHAL’S STRIPPED DOWN ALBUM LABOR OF LOVE OUT DECEMBER 16 ON ACOUSTIC SOUNDS FIRST RELEASE IN FOUR YEARS SET FOR LP, FEATURES SOLO FAVORITES FROM 1998 PLUS COLLABORATIONS WITH […]
I have been a fan of Kingsley Flood since I first saw them perform at the Lowell Summer Music Series at least six years ago, and the love continues. They recently released a new album – Another Other – which […]
Seeing Trixie Whitley perform has been on my radar since a friend introduced me to her music three years ago, and my wish was finally granted over the weekend at The Red Room at Café 939 (a Berklee College of […]
When I am told that I must attend a music event, I take that seriously. In this case, it was Club Passim’s 18th annual Memorial Day weekend “campfire.” festival. Three and a half days of music (and one comedy set) […]
I first saw Lula Wiles (then known as The Wiles; they had to change their name because it was already in use by another band) perform two years ago at the FreshGrass Festival as part of the Berklee bands segment […]
The fabulous Canadian blues artist Matt Andersen made his way south of the border for a tour supporting his most recent release, Honest Man, and I was fortunate to be able to see not one but two of his shows! […]
Music and food is a perfect combination of sensual pleasures, and how better to honor that relationship but to create an album of songs related to food! Music Maker Relief Foundation and chef Bill Smith have partnered together to compile […]
This show by The By & By was on my radar because I knew the bassist, Brad Barrett, from his work with other artists. I was not prepared to enjoy this show of what the band calls “contemporary commentary on […]
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