Reviews

Posted on Thursday, October 25th, 2007 - 10:40 pm
Multi-faceted artist and long-time radio host of the "Grateful Dead Hour" releases his 5th disc to date through his own Perfectible Recordings label entitled Twisted Love Songs.  The collection is comprised almost entirely of recordings from his recent live performances...
Posted on Thursday, October 11th, 2007 - 10:45 pm
Wednesdays in a college town are usually nothing to get excited over. Crowds are sparse, bars are mellow and you never have to wait too long for a drink. Townies have to work in the morning. Students have books to read and studying to do so that most of the work can be out of the way when the...
Posted on Tuesday, September 11th, 2007 - 3:19 pm
Bruce Springsteen not only has a new album out with the E Street Band, (their first since 2003) but the group is back together again, launching a tour in October.  The album, "Magic" brings 11 new Springsteen songs to the Archives of Eternal Americanna. Their last contribution was "The Rising...
Posted on Saturday, September 8th, 2007 - 12:07 pm
In a world awash with wannabe DJ's, it is good to know that some still have the desire to do what it takes and make their case for success.  One such artist is Colorado's own DJ Goodfoot (aka David Lochhead). DJ Goodfoot was born in Pueblo, CO but moved to Louisiana near New Orleans...
Posted on Saturday, September 8th, 2007 - 10:55 am
Some features take hours to write, others weeks, sometimes a month. The timing from interview or event to writing and then to publishing is dependent on so many variables that to describe them would be a feature unto itself. Usually, I have a pretty good turn around. Until, that was, I talked with...
Posted on Monday, August 27th, 2007 - 10:10 am
For several years, the Seven Clans Casino and Hotel outside of Thief River Falls has sponsored an outdoor bluesfest. It began with one short evening of music and has morphed into two days of blues goodness, usually for no cost. Across from corn and wheat fields and no other commercial or...
Posted on Wednesday, August 15th, 2007 - 4:14 pm
On July 27th, RAQ set sail for a unique set on the Rocks Off Boat Cruise around the Statue of Liberty. It was their first show back on tour after their own festival the weekend before called the Lew Au II, which took place in their home state of Vermont. As the boat boarded, the fans realized how...
Posted on Saturday, August 4th, 2007 - 2:07 pm
Last weekend Colorado's own Red Rocks Amphitheater hosted the dynamic duo of jamgrass pioneers Leftover Salmon and New York rockers moe.  What was supposed to be a night of ugly weather turned out to be clear and pleasant, back dropped by a magnificent full moon. With the ideal setting in...
Posted on Wednesday, August 1st, 2007 - 11:57 am
The buzz from the excited crowd anticipating two of the jam band's scene's most up and coming bands was fresh and impulsive. These are bands that have mostly broken through by their tediousness in touring and their successful musical appearances at major festivals such as Bonnaroo and Wakarusa. Tea...
Posted on Tuesday, July 31st, 2007 - 8:28 pm
The official launch of Page's tour was here in Philadelphia at the World Café Live about a month earlier than this show, and it was broadcasted live for WXPN. I played hooky from work that day to review that show, and on this night I expected many of the same songs from the new self titled album....