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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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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Show Review: Original Christmas Music From The Mavericks, JD McPherson, and Sweet Lizzy Project Bring The Holidays Home

  The Mavericks hosted their Hey! Merry Christmas! Holiday Concert Special on December 19th, featuring guests JD McPherson and Sweet Lizzy Project in an hour of festive music and occasional chat from Nashville, Tennessee. The show’s title comes from The Mavericks’ Christmas album of the same name released in 2018, and something The Mavericks’ guests […]

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Livestream Review: Nu Deco Ensemble & Larkin Poe Rock Roots Music w/ Orchestral Arrangement in Miami

Miami, Florida’s orchestra Nu Deco Ensemble hosted a virtual live stream concert on December 12th, 2020, collaborating with Rebecca and Megan Lovell of Larkin Poe and also featuring a world premiere of “Out of the Gate” and a new arrangement of “Wanderlust” by Pascal le Boeuf, in partnership with National YoungArts Foundation. The concert kicked […]

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