Tag: John Mayer

2018 Bourbon & Beyond Festival

2018 Bourbon & Beyond Festival

Event Reviews

Louisville’s Second Annual Bourbon & Beyond Festival promised to be the two-day event of the year, but Mother Nature had other plans. Check out Michelle Wilson’s full recap.

Owl City

Event Reviews

Owl City brings fan-friendly melodies, moody lighting, and hologram rappers (!?!) to Orlando’s House of Blues. Stan Kruslicky can get down with the tunes and the lights, but draws the line at holographic musicians onstage.

Life

Print Reviews

A creative genius, cultural icon, guitar hero, all of that and more. Keith Richards’s Life is as compelling as its subject.

Low Vs. Diamond

Event Reviews

It takes some serious skills to make moody, indie rock sound new and fresh, but Low Vs. Diamond does just that. Jen Cray was wooed by their swagger and elegance at a recent Orlando date.

Rothbury Music Festival

Event Reviews

Chris Catania hits Michigan’s new Rothbury Music Festival to see if a music festival can both rock and be more eco-friendly. With acts ranging from Atmosphere to the Dresden Dolls and Widespread Panic, Rothbury might accomplish at least one part of its mission.

Peter Himmelman

Interviews

Peter Himmelman’s longevity in the music business is proven, and his reggae-flavored The Pigeons Couldn’t Sleep showcases the versatility and range his success is built on. Ink 19 is pleased to speak with Peter about his new project, his past, and his future.

Amos Lee

Music Reviews

Supply and Demand (EMI/Blue Note). Review by Andrew Ellis.

Todd Carey

Music Reviews

Watching Waiting (Inspiration Factory/Fontana). Review by Andrew Ellis.

John Mayer

Event Reviews

Throwaway love songs with cheesy choruses and soft vocals are what the radio listeners want, and so John Mayer has delivered. Jen Cray was more interested in the blues side of his music that shone forth at his Orlando concert.

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Features

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Screen Reviews

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Event Reviews

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Features

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Los Lobos

Event Reviews

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Always… Patsy Cline

Archikulture Digest

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Lorraine of the Lions

Screen Reviews

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