Check out this incredibly dynamic double-bill with Matt Lorenz, the one-man-band, who calls himself Suitcase Junket and blues soul singer, Julie Rhodes. The Suitcase Junket’s instrumental setup is enough to entertain the crowd, not to mention his strange whistling and unique vocals. The Julie Rhodes Band has wowed the Narrows audience at every past performance with their powerhouse sound. Continue reading
A cultural phenomenon, Rolling Stone magazine put her on its cover twice in two years, and Saturday Night Live gave her an unprecedented three songs for her second appearance. Rickie Lee Jones is both a character in the songs and the songwriter singing, defying convention with her sometimes brazen sexuality and the mixed bag of jazz, rock and what has come to be known as ‘confessional’ songwriter performances. Continue reading
Son of alt-country artist Steve Earle and named after Townes Van Zandt, Justin Townes Earle has established a reputation as a singular leading light in the Americana music community. Earle has taken the road touring with his longtime guitarist, Paul Niehaus, and his backing band, The Sadies, as well as opener, Sammy Brue.
Legendary drummer and founding member of the Allman Brothers Band, Jaimoe and his Jasssz Band combine elements of Jazz, Blues, Rock-n-Roll, and R&B into a unique blend that captures the spirit and stirs the soul. Their repertoire ranges from new interpretations of classic tunes, as well as original songs that are classics in the making.
For four decades Johnny’s consummate musicianship and vocal skills have graced live music scenes across the country and abroad. He was the lead vocalist and multi-instrumentalist with Asleep at the Wheel when they won their first of many Grammy Awards. Continue reading
A 2014 Blues Music Award winner, there’s not a time in her life that singer/bassist/songwriter Danielle Nicole (born Danielle Nicole Schnebelen) doesn’t remember loving to perform. As a child, she would sing for her family at holidays and took tap, jazz and ballet lessons for many years competing in numerous events. Danielle also took band in middle school, playing the tenor saxophone and enjoying it quite a bit. Unfortunately, she was forced to quit when the family moved to Kansas City and the new school did not offer band. Continue reading
Dobro master and 13-time Grammy winner Jerry Douglas is to the resonator guitar what Jimi Hendrix was to the electric guitar: elevating, transforming, and reinventing the instrument in countless ways. In addition to being widely recognized as the foremost master of the Dobro, Jerry Douglas is a freewheeling, forward-thinking recording artist whose output incorporates elements of bluegrass, country, rock, jazz, blues and Celtic into his distinctive musical vision. Continue reading
In addition to occupying the bass position with Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band since the beginning, Garry Tallent has also produced and played with countless other artists over the years. Continue reading
Change is something that takes a little getting used to. If you need proof of this, ask the soulful singer-songwriter Sarah Borges. After a long and successful stint with her band, The Broken Singles, 2011 marked the band’s breakup and Sarah embarking on a solo career. Whether it be through performances or her writing, Massachusetts native Borges has learned to dazzle – and do it well. That ability can be heard all over her 2014 Radio Sweetheart album, as well as her upcoming follow-up, Good and Dirty EP, due March 4th 2016. Continue reading
After a 33 year hiatus, legendary Boston punk rock band The Proletariat has decided to reunite for a few select shows . Original members Richard Brown, Peter Bevilacqua and Tom McKnight will be joined by guitarist Dan Sanders(from the Providence band Idle Rich) and will reunite for a series of shows in Fall 16. The reunion comes on the heels of the vinyl rerelease of the bands groundbreaking debut “Soma Holiday” on SS Records. Continue reading