Posted in June, 2016

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Firefly Festival, Pt. 2


By Saturday at Firefly, one of the largest festivals on the East Coast , nearly 100,000 people purposefully streamed down shut-down highways and across closed bridges. I drove some 15 … Read more

More from June, 2016

Carla Bley, Andy Sheppard, Steve Swallow

Time has forever been Carla Bley‘s steady companion and creative muse. Composing and playing from a avant/classical/jazz outlook, time has allowed her ideas to stretch beyond time signatures and musical … Read more

Bill Evans

It’s become almost a cliché to talk about music without boundaries. Nonetheless there may not be a better living example of this than saxophonist Bill Evans. Consider his amazing career … Read more

C.W. Stoneking

Sounding like a lost field recording on a shellac 78 or a secret mid-50s Sun Records session, Gon’ Boogaloo has an undeniably antiquated spirit yet it absolutely jumps with so … Read more

Firefly Festival, Pt. 1

One of the largest festivals on the East Coast and the US, Firefly takes over the tiny capital of Dover, Delaware (also tiny, and the first state), and interjects nearly … Read more

James Taylor

  On June 22, five-time Grammy award-winner James Taylor showered the people of Austin with his music and lyrics for nearly three hours and two encores. At 69 years old, … Read more

Saving American Music: Matt Angus

  By Jim Hynes   On the eve of America’s birthday, Elmore debuts the first installment of the “Saving American Music” Series, wherein we talk to festival promoters, publicists, touring … Read more