Picture Book and Live Review – Rosco Bandana @ Smith’s Olde Bar – February 8th, 2013

Photos and Review by Chandler Mays Rosco Bandana is a little bit of folk, a little bit of soul, a little bit o’ blues, and a lot of rock ‘n’ roll! Their spirited performance at Smith’s Olde Bar on friday was a rollicking good time, and the perfect way to start the weekend. Hailing from […]

Picture Book and Review: Bell X1 @ Smith’s Olde Bar – 10/6/2012

Photos and Review by Chandler Mays Bell X1 is an alternative rock band out of Dublin, Ireland. Lyrically, they write songs that run the gambit from romantic to tragic, clever, and downright cheeky. Their accents add an Irish charm that you can’t ignore, especially when they say ‘arse’ instead of our more common alternative. Sonically, […]

Picture Book and Live Review: Jackie Greene @ Smith’s Olde Bar – 10/5/12

Photos and Review by Chandler Mays If you end up as a touring guitarist with Phil Lesch and Friends, it’s safe to say that you’re a talented musician. Jackie Greene is known for being the youngest lead guitarist to infiltrate the Dead circle, but more importantly, through hard work and undeniable talent, he has established […]

Picture Book and Live Review: Nicki Bluhm and The Gramblers @ Smith’s Olde Bar, October 3rd

Photos by: CatMax Photography, LLC, Review by Catrina Maxwell I have to be honest when I was first asked to cover Nicki Bluhm I said yes, but had no idea who Nicki Bluhm was. There seemed to be some buzz about some YouTube videos called the “Van Sessions”. With two shows packed in one night […]

Picture Book and Review: Ha Ha Tonka @ Smith’s Olde Bar – September 14th, 2012

Photos and Review by Chandler Mays Ha Ha Tonka is a Missouri band that definitely knows how to cook up a stellar rock song. Their headlining set at Smith’s Olde Bar last friday served as an intoxicating lesson in Southern rock and gospel folk music for a rowdy group of Georgians. They reminded us that […]

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