Always on the hunt for new music and interesting people with amazing talent, I stumbled across a Kentucky based band called Magnolia Boulevard. The 5 piece is made up of Ryan Allen on keys, Todd Copeland on drums, Gregg Erwin on guitar, Maggie Noelle on guitar and vocals, and John Roberts on bass. Photo by … More Magnolia Boulevard, taking the music scene by storm.
I recently had an opportunity to interview founding member, bass player, and manager of the band Drivin N Cryin. I posted it through Ink19.com and within a couple days, almost 3k people had viewed it. One of the coolest things is to talk with people that you have followed for a lifetime and to let … More Drivin N Cryin still Rockin and Rollin after 25+ years
Not long ago on the Skydog Facebook page, run by Mark Vormittag, it was brought to light that a number of previously uncredited photographs were the work of one of the members, Kathy Hurley. She has an amazing link to the Allman Brothers Band and has taken a number of fantastic shots that I’m very … More Photographer Kathy Hurley and her journey to reclaim her photographs.
June 16, 2018 Boo Ray interview Lately, I’ve been touting the music, and fashion sense, of country music singer/songwriter and recording artist, Boo Ray. His brand of redneck rock and roll music reflects blue collar, hardworking values that lean heavily on his varied experiences. From making his way out of the mountains of North Carolina, … More Boo Ray ain’t no good time…he’s a blast!!
Ink19.com just posted my review of the Greyhounds – Cheyenne Valley Drive. If you dig the Fabulous Thunderbirds, Doyle Bramhall II, J.J. Grey and the Mofro, or anything in general coming out of Austin, TX or the Swamps of Florida, buy this album or see these guys live.
I have been following Angelo Santelli’s career for a while and while he may not be on your radar yet, he should be. In the simplest terms possible, you can put his slide talent snugly between Duane Allman and Derek Trucks. It would be a gross understatement to box him into that category but, it … More Angelo Santelli
I have been doing a ton of writing but not a ton of posting…yet. I have about 5 different articles in the works and will have them up here very soon. In between working on my own passions, Iv’e started writing album reviews for a site that does a number of reviews, Ink19.com I just … More Album Reviews for Ink19.com
In my ever expanding hunt for all things Allman Brothers related, I purchased a Carter Tomassi print a year or so ago and mentioned that I would love to interview him about his photographs. He was wonderfully accommodating throughout the purchase and said that he’d be more than happy to answer any questions I had. … More Through the lens of Carter Tomassi
Hopefully, the previous 2 posts have given you some confidence and you are starting to strum a little and make some organized noise. If you’ve hit those exercises, your fingers will go where you want and form some cool chords. If you’ve practiced the CAGED system, hopefully you’re hitting chords in different places on the … More Who wants to start playing guitar 3
So now you have purchased a guitar. Maybe you picked up a tuner and some guitar picks but, what do you do now? Well, now comes the fun and probably most frustrating part of it. It’s time to get to work and learn the craft. When I started learning to play, it was during the … More Who wants to start playing guitar, Part 2.