Show Review: Folk Family Revival Benefits the Austin Mosaic Music Collection

Over the past year, Folk Family Revival has made one of Austin’s best kept secrets their home away from home.  Creased cowboy boots shuffle across the dance floor at Sam’s Town Point as owner Ramsay Midwood entertains the crowd. Midwood’s warm blend of country and blues makes you feel right at home, like a campfire […]

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Show Review: Joe Walsh’s Vets Aid features Sheryl Crow, Brad Paisley, ZZ Top, Jason Isbell and more in Houston

photos by Rick Moore  Walkie talkies wave from side to side as the crackle of the signal gets lost in the shuffle. Media personnel are rushed into a small conference room at the end of an eerily-quiet corridor.   Eagles’ guitarist Joe Walsh emerges through a huddle of security guards to take photos with families […]

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Show Review: Tedeschi Trucks and Southern Avenue Band at Brady Theater

Tedeschi Trucks Band made their way back to Tulsa’s Brady Theater this past Tuesday night for yet another magical evening. Seemingly always touring, this year the Jacksonville based band is supporting their fourth studio release, “Signs” (see our album review here: https://americanahighways.org/2019/02/22/review-tedeschi-trucks-signs/). The past couple of years have certainly been tough for the band, fraught […]

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Show Review: Bruce Cockburn Celebrates Eternity at the Birchmere

“If I had a Rocket Launcher,” Bruce Cockburn’s anti-anthem of pure rage, was my introduction to the Canadian troubadour’s already established catalog.  The year was 1989, and my older brother had sent me Cockburn’s song–a reaction to the United States’ interventionist politics in Central America–as I prepared to visit El Salvador.  Midway through my senior […]

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