Paula Cole 2/11/17

Paula Cole has played before audiences all over the world, opening for artists like Peter Gabriel, Melissa Etheridge and Sarah McLachlan, and as part of the Lilith Fair lineup before she began headlining her own tours in the late ’90s. Continue reading

Richard Buckner 12/8/16

Richard Buckner’s career began with Bloomed (1994), a lyrically-dense suite of songs recorded in Lubbock, Texas (produced by Lloyd Maines) and heavily influenced by that state’s tradition of whiskey-soaked poet/troubadors. (Since 1999, the album has been kept in print (with additional bonus tracks) by Rykodisc offshoot Slow River Records at Buckner’s request, the artwork on the back cover was edited to remove his then-girlfriend from the picture.) In January 1996, while living in San Francisco, he recorded an album’s worth of acoustic songs, all of which reappeared in more fully realized forms on his second and third albums. This CD was self-produced and self-released, and was sold exclusively at his early shows. Continue reading

Chely Wright 12/2/16

CHELY WRIGHT
I Am The Rain
The opening chords of the first track, “Inside,” on award-winning, singer-songwriter, author, and activist Chely Wright’s new record, I AM THE RAIN, are direct, purposeful, and intense – a sound that defines the brilliant album. After more than five years away from the spotlight, and through a heroic personal and creative journey, Wright has returned with the release of a long anticipated new CD. And as she begins to sing the lyrics of “Inside,” her confidence, intelligence, and poetic ambition quickly come into focus. Continue reading

Journeyman- A Tribute to Eric Clapton 3/30/17

Shaun Hague has built quite the resume in the last decade of his life. At just 17, he was named “The Best Young Blues Guitarist” by The House of Blues and by 21, the young guitarist was playing guitar for blues phenom Kenny Wayne Shepherd. His career has also seen him sharing the stage with Amos Lee, John Waite, Terra Naomi, performing on Jay Leno and sitting in with John Fogerty. Continue reading

SOLD OUT The Yardbirds 10/15/16

The Yardbirds have a long and storied history and were part of the “British Invasion” of bands that broke out of the UK in the 1960s. The blues/rock band will be remembered as having produced the top three English blues-based guitarists of the ‘60s: Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page. Continue reading