Rod Abernethy talks about sun room rehearsals (with tequila), avoiding fast food temptations, and a song written about the Civil War.
I really miss live music. In fact, it’s something of a tradition for me to ring in the new year at a live musical performance. Alas, it ain’t gonna happen this year. But I’m hopeful that sometime in 2021 you’ll be able to find me again at a show. Ideally lots of ’em. In that […]
I’m fortunate to be able to explore and enjoy the music scenes of two cities – Boston and Dallas. Artists from both metropolitan areas have released some exceptional music this year. Here are a few favorites. Love it local. DEEP IN THE HEART OF TEXAS Quiet Lives by Garrett Owen Gorgeous and entrancing are the […]
Singer-songwriter talks about why he he shops at local health food stores while on tour and time spent making tall rhinestone shoes by hand.
Tom Waits presents two holiday classics – one an original and one a cover.
One of these years, I’d love to make it to Dublin for Glen Hansard’s annual Christmas eve busking session on Grafton Street. The event raises funds for The Simon Community, an organization that raises funds and runs programs to assist the homeless. This year, global pandemic and all, the event became a live broadcast on […]
Here, in no particular order, are more favorites from 2020.
What a year it has been! Thankfully there’s been some great music to help sustain us. Here are my picks for the best albums of 2020. 11. Consider the Speed by Terra Lightfoot Another rock and roll tour de force from Terra Lightfoot. Consider the Speed is brimming with fervent guitars and musical bravado, not […]
The Sideshow Tragedy’s Nathan Singleton talks about some of his favorite rehearsal spaces and his least favorite thing about being a guitar player.
Another legend lost. Here are two Charley Pride classics to celebrate his life and contributions to country music.