Show Review: James Steinle at Mercury Lounge was Storytelling Twang

If the name James Steinle (that’s pronounced Stine-lee) isn’t familiar to you, then I predict it won’t be long before it is. I had the pleasure of catching this young, Texas singer/songwriter at my favorite dive bar in Tulsa, The Mercury Lounge, on one of the last summer nights of 2019. The crowd was spotty, […]

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Show Review: Keb’ Mo’ Rocked Oklahoma at the Tower Theatre with Jontavious Willis

This past Sunday evening Keb’ Mo’ brought his “Oklahoma” tour to, well, Oklahoma.  Oklahoma City’s Tower Theatre to be exact. It was a perfect setting for Keb’s gentleman style of blues, even if the crowd at times got a little “rowdy” as he said. Seemingly nonplussed by the occasional distraction, the four-time Grammy Award winner […]

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REVIEW: Dori Freeman’s “Every Single Star” is Smooth, Classic Style

With a wispy, relaxed vocal tone reminiscent of 60’s singers as Sandy Posey (“Single Girl”), Robin Ward (“Wonderful Summer”) & Judith Durham (The Seekers) – Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountain native Dori Freeman offers a beautiful LP (Sept. 27) of positive-oriented songs about single-motherhood, small-town living, & authentic Americana palatable to the most discriminating ears. Every […]

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