Robbie Fulks and Linda Gail Lewis Recount The Birth of Rock and Roll

Showmanship and work ethic was on full display onstage at Jammin’ Java outside Washington, D.C. as Lewis joined Robbie Fulks for the beginning of a tour behind Wild, Wild, Wild the album largely of songs Fulks wrote describing her life history.
As the boogie woogie pianist thrashed the keys, Lewis’ fingers were moving so fast it seemed like they were suspended in a tremor, blurred in mid-air by some supernatural force

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Show Review: Countrypolitan Chanteuse Whitney Rose Enthralled the Audience At Gypsy Sally’s in DC

“Countrypolitan chanteuse” Whitney Rose enthralled the audience at Gypsy Sally’s last Wednesday evening with a mix of original songs and classic covers. Slinging her guitar, “Aggie,” the highly-regarded singer-songwriter opened with a Don Williams cover, “Tulsa Time.” Other covers included Nick Lowe’s “Couldn’t Love You,” (I think), Delbert McClinton’s “Two More Bottles of Wine,” and […]

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Watch: Video Premiere of Riley Moore’s “Sitting on a Boat” From Upcoming Release Vagrant

Americana Highways presents you with the video premiere of Riley Moore’s “Sitting on a Boat” from his recent release Vagrant.  The video features vocals by Riley Moore, guitar by Beach Vibes, with Randle Scruggs on bass and Nathan Sexton on drums. The video was produced by Beach Vibes and created by Cameron Gray. Moore lived in […]

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REVIEW: Mandy Barnett Has a “Strange Conversation”

On Strange Conversation (Thirty Tigers), vocalist Mandy Barnett ventures into the undiscovered country. From Tom West’s opening organ notes on “More Lovin,” it’s clear that Strange Conversation is a different kind of Mandy Barnett album. Barnett, with producers Marco Giovino and Doug Lancio, has made an album that’s as much Memphis as Nashville, as much […]

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Show Review: The Punch Brothers’ Show Was Living, Breathing, Spontaneous Intricacy at OKC’s Tower Theatre

This was a night in which the music overcame. The Punch Brothers brought their Summer tour to the Tower Theatre last Saturday night, and were welcomed by yet another near sold out audience. That’s becoming common place at the Tower Theatre, and with good reason, but unfortunately, not without some issues. I’ll touch on that […]

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