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February 14, 2019 - Dierks Bentley's Valentine's Day "Burning Man World 2019 Tour" stop celebrated his album, "The Mountain," one of his best full-lengths to date. That album's so good, in... »»»
February 6, 2019 - Lula Wiles is on the verge. This three-piece folk-Americana band composes and performs music with skill and assurance. This vibrant listening room venue allowed them to display their talent before a full house.... »»»
February 5, 2019 - On a weekday, less than a week away from the Grammy Awards ceremony where Kacey Musgraves is nominated for four trophies, the adventurous singer/songwriter stopped by the Grammy Museum for a little... »»»
February 2, 2019 - "Mistress Named Music," the closing song to the first set, may just about some up Eric Church. He sang, "I got a crazy crazy heart, and I was born to lose it/Married to a dream with a mistress named music.... »»»
January 26, 2019 - Lera Lynn took the stage at the historic Troubadour looking classy while wearing a beret. She then proceeded to perform a classy set of sophisticated, yet still rootsy, songs. Lynn, who's gained... »»»
January 24, 2019 - Brothers Osborne has not taken the fast track to success once they signed on the dotted line with EMI Nashville. An EP came out in 2014, often a forerunner to a full-length. But with no hits on the EP,... »»»
January 23, 2019 - Steve Earle is no stranger to Boston as this was his fourth time playing Beantown since last February. That would include a similar residency at the same venue last February, a summer tour with Dwight... »»»
January 22, 2019 - Alejandro Escovedo would never be accused of running to stand still. The latest proof of that is his excellent, penetrating album, "The Crossing." For starters, it's a concept album in an... »»»
January 16, 2019 - Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters were not mounting the stage with anything particularly new to push. The quartet's self-titled fifth album came out just over 1 -years ago.... »»»
December 31, 2018 - Lake Street Dive may have been looking back when it offered that traditional New Year's song "Auld Lang Syne" as the new year rolled in. No matter which way the band looks - forwards or... »»»