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June 22, 2017 - Elephant Revival is not the easiest band to sonically pinpoint. Typically grouped in the bluegrass/jam band arena, in the live setting, the Colorado band stretched its musical boundaries.... »»»
June 18, 2017 - For his "Sad Clowns & Hillbillies" tour, John Mellencamp brought along Carlene Carter - the night's self-described hostess who appears on the recent album, as well as Emmylou Harris.... »»»
June 14, 2017 - This was the kind of double bill that was so strong - St. Paul & the Broken Bones and Shovels & Rope - that it was not all that clear which of the southern groups should have been the headliner.... »»»
June 8, 2017 - Don't bother trying to pigeon-hole The Steel Wheels. First and foremost, the Virginia band probably would be associated with bluegrass, but not exactly. Some country, especially with some gorgeous... »»»
June 8, 2017 - It may have been a Thursday night, the traditional lead-off to the weekend for many, but for those looking for a party time of a concert in witnessing John Moreland, they would have been sorely disappointed.... »»»
June 6, 2017 - Don Henley is a rare breed. The Texan is one of the founding members of the Eagles. But Henley also has managed to forge a longstanding solo career, the most successful of the Eagles to do so.... »»»
June 5, 2017 - Zach Williams went back to roots - on his own. In his previous musical life - before he teamed up to form The Lone Bellow - he performed solo for a good half dozen years. With fellow Bellow Kanene Pipkin... »»»
June 3, 2017 - The case can be made for better singers and songwriters in Nashville, but it'd be tough to find a more entertaining live act than Lady Antebellum on their "You Look Good World Tour.... »»»
May 11, 2017 - About the only thing wrong that Rhiannon Giddens did was play a too small 900-plus seat venue that sold out months in advance. Aside from that misstep of not allowing in even more of her fans, Giddens was... »»»
May 11, 2017 - Steve Moakler told the good-sized crowd that he had played just about every college there is in the area. Now, that would be quite a lot and probably a bit hyperbolic. But the point is he's trying to do it his way.... »»»