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January 16, 2019 - Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters were not mounting the stage with anything particularly new to push. The quartet's self-titled fifth album came out just over 1 -years ago.... »»»
December 31, 2018 - Lake Street Dive may have been looking back when it offered that traditional New Year's song "Auld Lang Syne" as the new year rolled in. No matter which way the band looks - forwards or... »»»
December 22, 2018 - Before she even started her annual holiday season gig at the venerated club, Lori McKenna told the sold-out crowd she remembered holding a CD release party for her very first album, "Paper Wings and... »»»
December 12, 2018 - Covers played a far more prominent role than usual at a country show. And instead of what is typically the least course of resistance in recent years of country artists succumbing to their renditions of a... »»»
December 9, 2018 - Mumford and Sons have always played it smart when it has come to career moves. They have not overtoured by becoming regular fixtures on the touring circuit. Their M.O. is to tour just enough upon an... »»»
November 15, 2018 - Randy Rogers Band has been at it for close to two decades now. The Texas group has been on a few major labels sandwiched by time on the indie route. RRB has had seven songs chart, but none of them were particular hits.... »»»
November 12, 2018 - It would have been quite easy to think that Adam Hood would have mailed in this gig. It could not have been easy to make your debut in the Boston area after putting out seven albums, not to mention having... »»»
November 7, 2018 - Pistol Annies, the all-star trio comprised of Miranda Lambert, Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley, made the last stop of its short tour a downtown Los Angeles date. This was the last show, that is, until... »»»
November 5, 2018 - It's not as if Lucinda Williams has been idle. Far from it this year, but 20 years on, Williams decided to trot out her masterpiece "Car Wheels on a Gravel Road" as the centerpiece of her tour.... »»»
November 4, 2018 - Travis Tritt recounted from the stage how his manager had been trying for a long time to get him to do solo acoustic shows, but he resisted. The evidence presented makes one wonder why he waited so long.... »»»