Each showcase brings together a diverse mix of fans and almost everyone leaves impressed with an artist that they previously had no idea existed or had never taken the time to check out. It’s always a party celebrating great local music, and that’s a great thing to see.
Roaring out of Texas with a stomping guitar & drums attack reminiscent of a more bombastic version of the Black Keys, Oil Boom is a trio that you will soon be hearing very good things about (if you haven’t already). Drummer Dugan Connors and guitarist Ryan Taylor recreate the bluesy loud-soft-loud dynamics of Zeppelin at [Continue Reading…]
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Sometimes my job is easier than other times. Last night was an easy night, thanks to the fine young gentlemen of the band Ha Ha Tonka and their equally amiable management at Bloodshot Records. Wrangling a band for pre-show portraits can be an experience ranging from Major-Pain-In-The-Ass to Simply Impossible but HHT’s label rep and [Continue Reading…]
NYC indie folk darlings The Spring Standards performed in support of Wakey Wakey and made a lot of new fans in the process. Their impeccable vocal harmonies and eclectic instrumentation made for a quirky yet fun set which included a stellar version of Neil Young’s “Helpless”. For limited edition prints or licensing info just click [Continue Reading…]