Coming soon, a series of interviews conducted over the last few years about the definitions, powers, and politics of folk. Stay tuned. Featuring: Langhorne Slim, Bahamas, Rodrigo Amarante, Jon Batiste, Heartless Bastards, Joe Pug, Phil Cook, Brett Dennen, Scott Hutchison, John Moreland, and many more!
On Saturday night, Dan Boeckner brought his new band Operators to the Middle East Upstairs to close out their tour. Playing songs off their new album, Blue Wave, they filled the small space with such a big sound that I’m sure folks at Middle East Downstairs could hear, which is saying a lot since usually [...]
While we were at the Newport Folk Festival this year, we conducted about a dozen interviews with artists, which will be posted soon. But for now, here are a few of our favorite moments from the weekend. Al Kooper playing the organ for the entire “65 Revisited” set. Courtney Barnett played ’til her fingers bled. [...]
by Rob Ribera The Newport Folk Festival is upon us once again, and one of the acts we’re really looking forward to seeing is Rhode Island’s own Haunt the House. The festival has a great history of supporting local New England musicians, and particularly those from The Ocean State. Joe Fletcher, Brown Bird, the Low [...]
This weekend will be the last time we’ll hear music at T.T. the Bear’s Place. A Central Square staple for nearly 40 years, T.T.’s was the place where many local musicians got the chance to make their mark at the Rock n’ Roll Rumble, or an audience might catch a band right on the cusp [...]