Show Review with Interview Jackie Venson is Fierce!: Venson Wows the Crowd in Milwaukee With Her Unique Sound

To witness the raw energy and emotion of Jackie Venson live is like having a sonic explosion in your face! Her music defies easy characterization, combining R&B, soul, blues and a healthy dose of hard-edged guitar shredding. She has been described as having an astonishing mix of raw soul, superb musicianship and laid-back grace. This […]

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REVIEW: Billy Strings’ “Home”: This is Music of Destination Rather Than Just a Method of Travel

I’ve started and deleted this review more time than I can count. Seriously, what can I say about Billy Strings’ 2019 Rounder release Home that hasn’t already been mentioned at this point? Billy Strings, aka William Apostol’s sophomore release comes two years after his “Turmoil and Tinfoil” debut, and certainly was one of the most […]

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REVIEW: Rue Snider’s “Pete’s Candy Store, Pt. 1” EP Dissects the Darker Side in Favor of Brighter Futures

Rue Snider’s most recent release, Pete’s Candy Store, Pt. 1, captures Snider as never before – solo, acoustic, live. Pete’s Candy Store, Pt. 1 showcases a side a Snider previously hidden from those that have yet to see Snider live. While the majority of his output has centered on studio projects augmented by a fine […]

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