Posted in June, 2017

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Sonny Landreth


Sonny Landreth has been nominated for a Grammy and winning two Blues Music Awards for Best Guitarist and Best Blues Album for Bound by the Blues. So, like most professionals, … Read more

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BottleRock Festival, Napa, CA

Photos by Ana Gibert I’ve been covering music festivals for 14 years (Coachella, Bonnaroo, Americana, SXSW, etc.), but BottleRock goes the extra mile—or two. Wine, food and song got equal … Read more

Captain Beyond

  For an all-too microcosmic period in the early 1970s, Capricon Records, a haven for Southern rock, musically spaced out by signing the wholly underrated and superbly mighty Captain Beyond … Read more

The Cash Box Kings

          It is only fitting that one of the best blues bands in the country is now on the premier blues label. And, according to co-leader … Read more

Jack Grace

With a little help from his friends, Jack Grace creates new rock and folk-based disc Everything I Say is a Lie. Collaborators include Norah Jones and Lee Falco, arriving smoothly … Read more

Kwame Binea Shakedown

What you see is what you get with Kwame Binea—you can tell he’s a vibrant character, and his debut full-length lives up to its title and then some. The well-traveled … Read more

Andy T Band

Now, this is the way to make a transition. Feature your former vocalist, Nick Nixon, on half of the cuts and your new vocalist, Alabama Mike, on the other half. … Read more

Dick Connette

This is the new project from New York City artist and Grammy-winning producer Dick Connette, who has previously released four acclaimed albums based on American folk and popular traditions under … Read more

Jaunt Fanny Pack

My favorite new accessory came from Dover, DE, and looks good enough to wear even if it weren’t so practical.  Light as a feather, Jaunt hasn’t cut corners, and this … Read more

Willie Nile

Like a squatter inhabiting a series of lovely, decaying mansions, Willie Nile makes himself right at home inside the songs of his hero Bob Dylan – even going so far … Read more