- Music Reviews
- July 5, 2022
Beja Power! Electric Soul and Brass from Sudan’s Red Sea Coast (Ostinato Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
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.
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.
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.