Grammy-winning artist Keb’ Mo’ rocked The Plaza Live in Orlando, Florida, and Michelle Wilson was there, loving every minute of it.
Read on for action reports of concerts, festivals, stand-ups, one-acts, and other parades of human entertainment from the passionate reviewers camping out in backstage trenches and after-parties to write about them for you in the morning.
Pokey LaFarge headlines the tour that stopped at the Englert Theater in Iowa City, Iowa. Ester Rose opened the show.
The 2021 edition of the American Film Institute’s Festival, was a total success. After mounting a small virtual festival in 2020, AFI Fest came roaring back this year with a slate of 115 films representing over fifty countries. Lily and Generoso rank their favorite features from this year’s festival which include new offerings from Céline Sciamma, Miguel Gomes, and Jacques Audiard.
Is it really Foreigner with no original members? Roi J. Tamkin catches a Georgia stop along the tour that marks the 40th anniversary of Foreigner’s 4.
Blackberry Smoke is touring to support their new album You Hear Georgia, while Myron Elkins and the Dying Breed make a name for themselves getting audiences ready for their upcoming album next year.
Tyler Bryant and Graham Whitford open the Des Moines show as a pared-down version of their band, then play a set as Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown, before headliner Myles Kennedy takes the stage supporting his solo albums, including The Ides of March.
The Gasparilla Music Festival returns after a year off.
James Mann chose a grand night to welcome live music back to Santa Fe with Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives.
Nick Perri and the Underground Thieves rock the historic Adler Theater in Davenport, Iowa.
As live music makes a comeback, Grace Potter tests the socially distanced waters with a series of East Coast solo shows.
Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams, the subjects of Mark Moskowitz’s documentary, It Was the Music, hosted a livestream event showcasing performances, interviews, and segments of the 10-episode series.
Joe Bob Briggs, America’s favorite B-Movie critic, recounts the history of redneck cinema and the cultural impact of Burt Reynolds.
2020 marks the sixth consecutive year that Lily and Generoso have attended the American Film Institute’s Festival. Here, they review their favorites from this year’s feature film offerings.
James Mann gets a rare night out with Junior Brown!
A stripped-down film festival dips a toe into the Brave New World of masks, distancing, and cinema.
Georgia alt rockers Collective Soul wowed the crowd, including Michelle Wilson, at the Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival Series 2020 opener.
Tommy Emmanuel with opener Ida Mae thrilled Central Florida with an astounding acoustic performance. Michelle Wilson loved every minute of it.
Joe Bonamassa and his mighty blues ensemble rolled into Clearwater, Florida for two nights of contemporary blues at its finest. Michelle Wilson caught Evening One of this towering blues extravaganza.
Yacht Rock Revue’s “Hot Dads In Tight Jeans” Tour rolled into Central Florida and wowed the sold-out crowd with their tribute to ’70s and ’80s light rock hits. Michelle Wilson was there and loved every minute!
’70s rock icons Styx continue to carry the classic rock torch. Michelle Wilson caught their show in South Florida and was loving every minute!
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