Live Show Reviews

Al Gare, Imelda May

Imelda May

Photos by Arnie Goodman Imelda May and her knockout vocals led an equally knockout band through the better part of her upcoming album, Life. Love. Flesh. Blood, for a private … Read more

Grady Champion

Lancaster Roots & Blues Festival

Photos by Arnie Goodman   The Fourth Annual Lancaster Roots & Blues Festival has quickly become one of my favorite festivals, and I have attended festivals all over the world. … Read more

SUSTO by Paul Chelmis

SUSTO

  A sold out show in their hometown is just one highlight of SUSTO’s burgeoning music career. The Southern folk meets gospel rock five-piece started out with gigs around South … Read more

Bonnie Raitt by Marina Chavez

Bonnie Raitt

There are few legacy acts that hold up as well in vivacity of performance and care in musical persona as Bonnie Raitt, veritable patron saint of roots rock and preservation. … Read more

Steve Hackett

Steve Hackett

  Photos by Barry Fisch Back in the day when the NYCB Theater at Westbury was known as the Westbury Music Fair, my parents and their friends who lived on … Read more

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The Crazy World of Arthur Brown

Photos by Arnie Goodman Long before there was Alice Cooper, Kiss or David Bowie (and certainly before Michael Jackson, though those were accidents) there was Arthur Brown. Covered in deathshead … Read more

Aubrey Sellers

Aubrie Sellers at Irving Plaza, NYC

Photos by Steven Sandick Every now and then an artist comes along who reminds you of another artist—familiar, but different. That’s how I felt the first time I heard Aubrie … Read more

Danny Clinch

Tangiers Blues Band

Photos by Lou Montesano Music fans who prefer their rock ‘n’ roll pure and unadorned might be wary, but it shouldn’t take long to warm up to the Tangiers Blues … Read more

Lance Lapinsky

2017 Ameripolitan Music Awards

Photos by Donna Marie Miller  Lance Lipinsky, nearly stole the show before accepting the Rockabilly Male Award at the fourth annual Ameripolitan Awards, held February 15th at Austin’s Paramount Theater. … Read more

Tammy Rogers (fiddle), Mike Fleming (bass), Gary Nichols (guitar)

The SteelDrivers

Photos by Kevin Yatarola The SteelDrivers lit up the stage on a frigid Friday evening at the Schimmel Center, going fast and furious with “Hell on Wheels” and cruising slow … Read more