I’m a bit late on posting this but here is my write up for the concert back in April. What better way to spend April 20th than at a concert. And not just any concert, at any venue, but Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown and headliners Blackberry Smoke for one night at the historic and … Continue reading Tyler Bryant & The Shake Down and Blackberry Smoke shake the Surf!!
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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading Photographer Kathy Hurley and her journey to reclaim her photographs.
I reviewed the new Andrew Combs album 5 Covers & A Song for Ink19.com. It’s an amazing EP that everyone should really check out. He arranged and sang each cover so well that he really owned them and blew me away with each performance. Click on the album cover to go to my review of … Continue reading Andrew Combs 5 Covers & A Song.
My ink19.com review is out for the new self titled Shooter album by Shooter Jennings. It’s really an amazing re centering for him and if you dig that late 70’s early 80’s country music that guys like Hank Williams jr. and of course his father, Waylon Jennings were doing, then do your self a favor … Continue reading Shooter Jennings and the way music should be made.
Just finished another album review at ink19.com. LOLAA is a Canadian based sister duo that explore their Mexican roots on this 2016 re-release, but this time in Spanish. Lots of cool stuff so go check it out.
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, … Continue reading Boo Ray ain’t no good time…he’s a blast!!
When I did my article with 10 year old, up and coming BMX superstar Aiden Weaver, I told his dad, Joe, that he’d be next. I finally sent off my questions and got back some great answers. Joe and I meet at the Arnold classic Sports Festival a number of years back and I’ve been … Continue reading Joe Weaver
Check out this amazing new album by Sons of Bill. They put it all out there in this album and it’s a surprise at each musical and lyrical turn.