Show Review: The Drive-By Truckers and Jimbo Mathus Were a Hell of a Show

4 photos by Missy Curtis; marquee photo by Jason Davidson Drive-By Truckers @ The Princess Theatre   Decatur, AL  9.27.19 Always go to the show. It’s a mantra I try and live by especially when it comes to bands I like.  Native sons, the Drive-By Truckers, decided Decatur, Alabama needed a double shot of the […]

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REVIEW: Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper’s “Tall Fiddler” Will Have You Hanging on Every Note

I was unaware of Michael Cleveland until a friend of mine told me about the Flamekeeper : The Michael Cleveland Story documentary which chronicles Michael’s life and rise to prominence in the bluegrass world.  A child prodigy, Cleveland developed an early love for the fiddle and bluegrass.  Years later, after eleven Fiddle Player of the […]

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REVIEW: Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real “Turn Off the News (Build A Garden)” Crackles With Energy

Hot on the heels of reviewing Justin Townes Earle’s latest masterpiece I find myself tasked with reviewing yet another release from a talented son of a legendary artist.  This time I am tackling the latest offering from Lukas Nelson (son of Willie) & Promise of the Real, Turn Off the News (Build a Garden) on Fantasy Records. I was turned on […]

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