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Big News from Folk Alliance

Folk Alliance is nothing if not about good old music performed as we’ve never heard it before. Two artists jumped out last night, both larger than life in every sense … Read more

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Kris Kristofferson Presents, Sings

Writer of American classics “Me and Bobby McGee” and “Help Me Make It Through the Night,” movie star and member of The Highwaymen (with Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson), … Read more

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Dawn Tyler Watson Conquers the IBCs

Photos by Laura Carbone   Two hundred and sixty blues acts from 14 countries and more than 40 states converged in Memphis to compete in the 33rd International Blues Challenge (IBC) … Read more

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Cruise to the Edge Diary, Day 5

Photos by Jennifer Kantor The last day of our cruise is a watershed moment. The choppy seas have set our boat to rocking and serve as a reminder that it … Read more

Bobby Rush and Mizz Lowe

EXCLUSIVE: Bobby Rush Scores!

Photos by Arnie Goodman Journalists should be impartial but sometimes it’s hard…and sometimes it’s impossible. Congratulations to the inimitable Bobby Rush on his (well-deserved) Grammy win for Porcupine Meat for … Read more

Rich Williams

Cruise to the Edge Diary, Day 4

Photos by Jennifer Kantor Our ship has docked in Cozamel but Jen and I opt to stay on board. For me, I figure this might be an opportune time to … Read more

Steve Hackett

Cruise to the Edge Diary, Day 3

Photos by Jennifer Kantor Wednesday begins with my interrupting Steve Howe’s breakfast. It’s not intentional. I see he’s eating with Yes bassist Billy Sherwood, and since we’re in somewhat of … Read more

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Cruise to the Edge Diary, Day 2

Photos by Jennifer Kantor Stepping aboard Royal Caribbean’s Brilliance of the Seas, the fun begins. Do I search out performing artists for an off-the-cuff interview? Hunker down in a lounge … Read more

John Lodge

Cruise to the Edge Diary, Day 1

Photos by Jennifer Kantor  It’s 9:30 am Monday morning, and we’re at Logan Airport in Boston. We’ve checked our bags and cleared security for our flight down to Tampa. With … Read more