Show Review: Sierra Ferrell Lets You Pick Your ‘Poison’ and Opens With Honky Tonk Lonesome

Sierra Ferrell is performing a three concert set of livestreams under the theme “Pick Your Poison.” The first of these “Poisons” was Honky Tonk music, and took place on Sunday April 18th via Mandolin from the American Legion Post 82 in Nashville, TN. The other events and their “Poisons” will be Calypso Night at Dee’s […]

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Interview: Zoe FitzGerald Carter Seeks “Things You Cannot See But Know Are There” with Solo Debut ‘Waterlines’

Zoe FitzGerald Carter works as a writer, musician, and songwriter and also teaches both memoir writing and songwriting. Her many years of experience as a performer led her to songwriting with her band Sugartown, and her first fully solo album, Waterlines, was released in late March 2021. It was produced by Jeffrey Wood and features […]

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Show Review: Andrew Bird & Jimbo Mathus Showcase The ‘Sweet Oblivion’ of ‘These 13’ And More Live

On Sunday, April 11th, Andrew Bird took part in his fifth livestream concert of the pandemic in his Performance Now! series, and this time featured special guest Jimbo Mathus, which reunited these former Squirrel Nut Zippers collaborators. But this reunion was preceded by a much bigger one when Bird and Mathus got together to record […]

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Show Review: Emily Barker and Frank Turner Break Hearts With An Evening of Powerful Duets

By Hannah Means-Shannon Emily Barker and Frank Turner presented “Barker-Turner Overdrive: An Evening of Duets” on Thursday, April 8th, streaming from The Forum in Tunbridge Wells, UK. They were joined by musical friends Matt Nasir, Lukas Drinkwater, Jess Guise, the quartet Carducci Strings, who were working with arrangements by Joe Duddell. The thirteen-song set was […]

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Interview: The Kitchen Dwellers’ Max Davies Welcomes Us To Their Experimental Bluegrass Concert From The Wilma on February 27

The Kitchen Dwellers take in a wide swath of musical traditions and build upon Bluegrass traditions to interpret, adapt, and in some case, arrange them in new and surprising ways. Their music feels continually unexpected, and the spirit of experimentation is something that drives them, particularly on their latest 2019 album, Muir Maid, and in […]

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Show Review: Joining The Murder with The White Buffalo’s ‘Songs of Anarchy’ Live from The Belly Up

The White Buffalo performed several concerts in 2020 live from The Belly Up Tavern in Solina Beach, California, a great example of artists and venues working together to reach audiences at home and raise awareness of the needs in the music industry right now. As of April 2020, The White Buffalo had also released the […]

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