Lake Street Dive killing it by the pond behind Levon’s barn in Woodstock.
Two amazing artists. Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer are incomparable. What do you call this music? Jazz? Americana? I don’t know, except that it’s exceptional. Dream job? ….one of these… Read More
Geniuses. They invent their own musical style and take their instruments to places no one has imagined.
You don’t know Roger Ridley, but you probably know the Playing for Change videos that have been circulating around the world for many years. He’s the voice that started it… Read More
We ran across Ruston Kelly as the opening act for John Hiatt last night and he was terrific in every respect. In what was normally a quiet older crowd in… Read More
Other than the Beatles, I can’t think of a more influential group of musicians from my generation. With Rick, Richard and Levon gone now, we can only capture the spirit… Read More
Well I’ll admit it. She charms the heck out of me. Her voice is like something from another time and place. I first came across her in Goat Rodeo where… Read More
Darrell is one of the truly great singer songwriters. He paints really beautiful three minute movies in your head with each tune. He’s also a great cook, and knows where… Read More
Backstage rehearsal of Leavin’ Trunk from the Beacon Theater last weekend. It doesn’t get much better than this. Like being a fly on the wall.
Great video. Just more proof of some really amazing young talent out there….though I do wonder what will happen to the guitar industry if you only need one guitar shared… Read More
I’m a big fan of Lake Street Dive. They are one of the best new groups in a long time. At Newport, Mavis Staples got on stage and performed with… Read More
This is the James Brown performance at the T.A.M.I. awards in 1964. A lot of big groups performed. They decided to close the show with this new group from England,… Read More