Pokey LaFarge's Timeless Music Gets Some Contemporary Twists I cannot think of another artist, other than Pokey Lafarge, that both Garrison Keillor and Jack White are fans of! Pokey prefers to have his music - a mix of old jazz, blues, ragtime and string band music from the past century - referred to as timeless rather than retro.
Kopecky-Shorter Name New Musical Strengths on Drug For The Modern Age We admit that we were immediately taken with the energy of the Nashville-based band Kopecky. Founded in 2007 by Kelsey Kopecky and Gabe Simon as the Kopecky Family Band. the group took their time not releasing their debut album Kids Raising Kids until 2012.
Is There A Place In Country Music For A Singer As Good As Lee Ann Womack? Our guest today is a flat out great singer. Her name is Lee Ann Womack and she made her first album in Nashville in 1997. Three years later she had one of those pop-crossover hits that people hang careers on.
Currently on tour with Butch Walker, Jonathan's Columbus stop will be that evening at Park Street Saloon.
He, and his band The Northern Lights have opened for bands like AC/DC, Z.Z. Top, and Lynyrd Skynyrd, and also played festivals like Bonnaroo and SXSW.
On his new Release, "Holy Smokes", which will be out later this summer, he get's help from some of the guys from The Northern Lights, and other musicians from bands like Phosphorescent and Centro-Matic.
A Philadelphia Singer-songwriter Via Berklee College of Music and Nashville - Liz Longley For our Sense of Place: Philly we have a new singer-songwriter that we claim even though she plies her trade in Nashville. She is Liz Longley. Originally from the suburbs of Philadelphia, she got her start here.
Why Dr Dog May Be Philadelphia's Best Live Band Our Sense of Place Philadelphia had to include Dr Dog. Formed in West Philadelphia where they recorded their music for many years this combination of the writing skills of Toby Leaman and Scott McMicken started in 2001.
Waxahatchee - Katie Crutchfield Finds A Home In Philadelphia Waxahatchee, the work of Katie Crutchfield, begins our week long Sense of Place Philadelphia Series. The first two Waxahatchee albums are filled with images of her home state of Alabama, but Katie and her sister Allison have lived in Philadelphia for a while now.
It seemed as if he'd go on forever — and B.B. King was working right up until the end. It's what he loved to do: playing music, and fishing. Even late in life, living with diabetes, he spent about half the year on the road. King died Thursday night at home in Las Vegas. He was 89 years old.
The Milk Carton Kids- Two Voices, Two Guitars, One Microphone Two unassuming guys dressed in suits singing subdued original songs in close harmony with guitars doesn't seem a likely 21st century musical success story. That is until you see and hear Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan live around their single microphone.