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Cindy Cashdollar

Sonny Landreth and Cindy Cashdollar

Photos by Mark J. Smith  If you’re a guitar music fan, you would love this concert; if you’re a slide guitar fan in particular, this concert would knock your socks … Read more

Peter Case, Los Angeles, 12 August 2015.

Peter Case

  Peter Case is originally from Buffalo, NY, but currently resides in one of the foggier corners of San Francisco, where he moved in the early ‘70s to pursue a … Read more

Blood Orange by Jason Nocito

Blood Orange

  A couple of Saturdays ago, overpriced well whiskey in hand, I found myself inching closer to the railing of the third floor balcony of Terminal 5, and happened to … Read more

Band of Skulls by Andy Cotterill

Band Of Skulls

  Band of Skulls is one of the best contemporary rock bands we’ve got. They’re also one of the most underrated. So let’s not bury the lead here: the British … Read more


Martin Sexton

Photos by Mark Longthon Among the many excellent places to hear music in the Capitol district, the Egg, in the Empire State Plaza, rests comfortably near the top. Intimate yet … Read more

Taking Back Sunday by Ryan Russell

Taking Back Sunday

I’m 28 years old and I’ve seen Taking Back Sunday live 27 times. They simply keep delivering: adroitly balancing a doting fanbase with a genuine hunger for new creative challenges. … Read more

Jim McCarty

The Yardbirds

Photos by Arnie Goodman The Yardbirds originally formed in London in 1963 and launched the careers of guitarists Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck. After a breakup, the band reformed in 1992. … Read more


The Roots Picnic

Photos by Kyra Kverno  In the crisp, grey fall weather that signifies the final throes of the summer festival season, the Roots Crew invited a few thousand of their closest … Read more