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Indigo Girls – Bristol Bierkeller – 25th July, 2017

I must confess to not knowing too much about Amy Ray and Emily Saliers, the pair that make up American Folk/Rock duo Indigo Girls, before this UK tour was announced. Growing up as a child, I was heavily influenced by ...

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Dan Patlansky with Support from Ash Wilson – O2 Academy Islington

When you think of the country South Africa, blues music may not be the first thought that comes to mind. The blues is synonymous with areas of America and areas such as the Mississippi Delta, Texas, Chicaco, & New Orleans ...

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Joe Bonamassa @ The Royal Albert Hall 21 April 2017

Bonna-Who? Joe Bonamassa that’s who. I’ll say it again for you, Joe Bonamassa! There, enough said. For those in the know that’s all that’s needed to be said. “What was last night’s show like?” people ask me, “What do you ...

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Joanne Shaw Taylor Goes Wild at The Brook – Southampton

Black Country born blues rock guitarist Joanne Shaw Taylor released her 5th studio album ‘Wild’ in late September 2016 and has been relentlessly touring ever since. Wednesday 2nd November saw JST hit the Brook in Southampton and I was super ...

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Reverend Horton Heat Delivers Rockabilly Sermon to Kansas City

Last Sunday night in Kansas City – while the Royals and Sporting Kansas City may have lost, those in attendance for Nashville Pussy and Reverend Horton Heat certainly won. In addition to the fun atmosphere of Knuckleheads Saloon, we were ...

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Samantha Fish and Sara Morgan Packs Big Dudes in Kansas City

Kansas City is known for a few things: barbecue, the World Series Champion Royals, and blues music. Kansas City enjoys a rich history steeped in the jazz and blues, which continues today. Samantha Fish, grew up listening to the blues ...

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An Evening with Graham Nash – Kansas City

With a a few guitars, a keyboard, and guitarist/collaborator, Shane Fontayne, Graham Nash played a two-hour set to an almost-full house at the Uptown Theater, in Kansas City, on Saturday night. With a set that included songs from Crosby, Stills, Nash & ...

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Old Crow Medicine Show – Kansas City

Few genres of music are more American than folk and, well, Americana. On Thursday night, two of the countries most popular bands, of this genre, performed to a sold out crowd at the Uptown Theater on Thursday night. The Carolina ...

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Frank Turner and the John Butler Trio – Crossroads

Normally, when multiple acts are on the bill, the opening act suffers a little from lack of audience.  This was not the case with Frank Turner, who has a sizable cult following, and can easily fill the Crossroads, and most ...

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James Bay, The Wild Feathers & ZZ Ward – Midland Theater – Kansas City

On Friday night, Kansas City was a hotbed of activity. Wicked was playing at The Music Hall, Charlotte was playing Miami at the Sprint Center and, of course, ZZ Ward was at the Midland Theater, with support from The Wild ...

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