Dosh, Multi-Instrumentalist for Andrew Bird and More, to Play 529 April 28

World of Dosh “circles and squares”, set 1 (finale) from Chumm® on Vimeo. Martin Luther King Chavez Dosh, AKA Dosh, tours and plays with folks like Andrew Bird, who features on Dosh’s own records, along with folks like Bonnie “Prince” Billy and Mike Lewis. He’s just announced a spring tour, which will be stopping in […]

CD Review: George Winston — Love Will Come: The Music of Vince Guaraldi, Vol 2; Playing Presser Hall at Agnes Scott College

George Winston Love Will Come: The Music of Vince Guaraldi, Vol 2 By Eric Chavez Looking for that little something to calm your nerves and put a smile on your face? Grammy-award winning solo pianist George Winston knows a thing or two about how to tickle the ivories for that effect. The disc, a collection […]

Q&A with Blake Thomas; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar with Josh Harty, February 17

By Eileen Tilson Blake Thomas is no stranger to country music. Flatlands (2008), his third studio release, has been dubbed “a must for country and folk fans.” Thomas, born in Minnesota, literally worked his way up from the bottom when, at 19, he moved east and began his career busking in the subways of Boston. […]

Big Trouble In Little Five Points with Ponderosa, The Wandas, The Aristocrats and Lera Lynn

It’s that time again – this week there’s another awesome Big Trouble in Little Five Points. Here’s the info: Pop Death Squad presents Big Trouble in Little Five Points – Thursday, February 18 FREE at Star Bar. This is Ponderosa drummer (Darren Dodd) last show for a couple of months while he gets ready for […]

CD Review: Josh Harty — A Long List of Lies; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar, February 17

Josh Harty A Long List of Lies By Eileen Tilson After one listen to North Dakota’s Josh Harty’s A Long List of Lies, it would not be a huge shocker if you confused it with a Sun Records production. Harty’s music has that steady-as-a-train beat that would be on any of Carl Perkin’s playlists. With […]

Athens’ Perpetual Groove Produces Festival Amberland 8 in Lafayette, Ga. May 28-30

Jam band Perpetual Groove is back for another Amberland 8, a three-day music and arts festival that celebrates all things P-Groove. The band will be forming their whole self-titled debut on one of the nights, and there will also be performances by side project Lazy B & the Recliners and a solo set from Brock […]

CD Review: Taylor Moore Band — Taylor Moore & The Bordeaux Brothers EP; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar, February 28

Taylor Moore Band Taylor Moore & The Bordeaux Brothers EP By Sam Parvin Taylor Moore is good at fooling people.  While his sounds are obviously blues-influenced, do not expect the usual three-chord B-Side Blues here.  His guitar skills are reminiscent of a well-seasoned musician; with tricky riffs, tempo changes, and seamless harmonies.  But the kid […]

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