Interview with Amy LaVere: Queen Of The Memphis Dream

For Amy LaVere her brand of soulful Memphis-based Americana has captivated audiences with a sweet warm-hearted charm. After the release of Anchors & Anvils back in 2007 the journey has taken her to foreign shores for a performance at Jools in Holland. After recording with famed Bob Dylan producer Jim …

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Interview with Gov’t Mule: The Essential Rock

Warren Haynes is all over the place—in the best of ways. Haynes sits as a fixture to Gregg Allman’s left since 1990 in the Allman Brothers Band, he was a once touring member of the Grateful Dead after the passing of Jerry Garcia, and resides a guitarist who has a …

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Howlin’ Rain @ Hammerstein Ballroom

NEW YORK, NY—The glistening aura surrounding New York City becomes blinding in the reflection of a mucky evening filled with rain and a biting cold spell that swept through the Hudson River Valley. As the lights fell on Tuesday, Oct. 28, the inner confines of Hammerstein Ballroom was no shelter …

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Interview with Kings Of Leon: Free To Reign

I have an old tattered Rolling Stone clipping back from March of 2005 crudely hanging by my desk. The Kings Of Leon were still young boys as they slugged Jack Daniels through their thick facial foliage while sprawled out over velour decor. Their hands shoved down the dresses of Asian …

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The Parlor Mob @ The Stone Pony

ASBURY PARK, NJ–The Stone Pony is breathing a fresh inhale of life in 2008 with Live Nation signing on to book the historic Asbury Park rock club. With national acts now consistently coming through the doors, which include the Avett Brothers and Robert Cray, it is the artists that live …

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Jammy Awards @ Theatre At Madison Square Garden

NEW YORK, NY–Co-hosted by Grace Potter and Warren Haynes the 7th Annual Jammy Awards, held at Madison Square Garden’s WaMu Theatre, squared off the jam scene’s core nexus with the rising musical talents of the live arena. It will be the last year of the “jam band” format as the …

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Interview with The Parlor Mob: American Gangsters

The time to play it safe for The Parlor Mob has come and gone. The window has been closed. For the scrappy Red Bank based vintage rock-n-roll outfit, the time has come to ride into the sunset as either rising national heroes or cherished local legends. Consisting of Mark Melicia …

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Hot Buttered Rum @ The Fountain House

NEWTON, NJ—The denseness of the Eastern edge of northern Jersey begins to loosen as Route 80 leads you West towards the Pennsylvania border. The urban grip of a suburban metropolis becomes an increasing afterthought as New York City disappears behind the hills of Morris into Sussex County; and backwoods reign.…

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Jonathan Davis @ Nokia Theatre

NEW YORK, NY—The air inside the Nokia Theatre has the stench of something sinister. It breathes a thick dark mist. A dim back light is the only thing to help the stage crew construct the voice of the caged beast. As set time draws closer, a towering velour backed throne …

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Interview: A Spiritual Verse From The Witchdoctor

Urban music has all but dominated the American musical landscape, inundating culture like a surging tidal wave of ethnic deliverance. With a brand of expression stemming from raw sparks of creativity, urban poets are channeling the struggles of a generation whose trials and tribulations belong to the street.

While on …

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