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- December 11, 2019
A love of gospel music gave Art Rupe his start in the music business. It lead to Specialty Records and his cast of Hall of Famers.
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.
Once Jerry Garcia died in 1995, The Grateful Dead went to hell. Read how.
Bourbon & Beyond 2018 features great bands, good food and lots of Kentucky bourbon! What’s not to like?
Singer/songwriter Lucky Bamba reflects on his musical origins as he releases a new single, “Let You Go.”
TajMo (Concord Records ). Review by Michelle Wilson.
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.
Brothers (Nonesuch Records). Review by Eli Didier.
2011 Grammy Nominees (Columbia Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.
A creative genius, cultural icon, guitar hero, all of that and more. Keith Richards’s Life is as compelling as its subject.
Sweetheart Radio Revolution, Etc.. Review by Robert Sutton.
Not Broken Yet. Review by Robert M. Sutton.
Days of Wonder . Review by Robert M. Sutton.
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.
Which Way Is Mine (Self-released). Review by Kyrby Raine.
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’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.
Some Mad Hope (Vanguard). Review by Andrew Ellis.
Supply and Demand (EMI/Blue Note). Review by Andrew Ellis.
Watching Waiting (Inspiration Factory/Fontana). Review by Andrew Ellis.
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.