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May 20, 2015 - Guitarist Gurf Morlix seemed ultra concerned when talking about his CD covers. Who could blame him when the two of his album covers - the just released "Eatin' At Me" and "Toad Of... »»»
May 17, 2015 - Some things are too good to last, and in Atlanta, that includes a rain-free weekend. The skies that were so clear and sunny on Shaky Boots' first day turned to rain on the second, but even that... »»»
May 16, 2015 - Shaky Boots Festival, Day 1 (Possible title: Shaky Boots kick off with a strong start), May 16, 2015 By Sam Gazdziak The Shaky Boots Music Festival, a spin-off from its indie-rock big brother, the... »»»
May 15, 2015 - Martina McBride was once dubbed the "Celine Dion of country music." Those expecting to see the diminutive performer deliver her signature sweet ballads were likely surprised because after... »»»
May 13, 2015 - Rhett Miller is a busy man as he has a few musical gigs to keep his nights busy. When he's not the front man of the long-running alt.-country band The Old 97's, he can turn to his own solo career.... »»»
May 7, 2015 - While it always seems exciting to have a concert tour start in your city, there are pitfalls as well for both artist and audience. And that was on display during Shelby Lynne's opening night gig... »»»
May 3, 2015 - Six shows in six nights for The Wailin' Jennys practically counts for a full-blown tour these days. In fact, this - the final stop - was the longest tour by the mainly Canadian trio playing folk and... »»»
May 2, 2015 - Once upon a time, Lord Huron was the nom de guerre of Ben Schneider, who put out a few EPs entirely left to his own devices. But these days, there is far more to this outfit mixing indie folk, rock and... »»»
April 30, 2015 - Eric Church's choir is growing pretty large these days. Taking a perhaps risky approach with his latest CD, the edgy rocking with purpose "The Outsiders," along with the even riskier... »»»
April 26, 2015 - For the final day of MerleFest 2015, the programming ran from gospel music in the morning to the barroom honky-tonk of Dwight Yoakam's closing set. That wide range is what makes the festival such a... »»»