Author Archives: Joe Ryan

Day 2 of the 2017 Beale Street Music Festival

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Review + Photos by L Paul Mann May 2017 | Memphis, TN – Day 2 of the Beale Street music festival began on a beautiful sun-drenched afternoon with the mighty wind of the days before subsiding. Just after 2 PM, early concert-goers were treated to the first set of the day in the Blues tent by the Daddy Mack Blues Band. ... Read More »

Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis Celebrates the 40th Anniversary

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Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis Celebrates the 40th Anniversary Review + Photos by L Paul Mann May 2017 | Memphis, TN – One of the oldest music festivals in the United States opened the month-long celebration known as Memphis in May, the first weekend of the month, May 5 to 7. The Beale Street Music Festival has roots dating ... Read More »

Chris Robinson Brotherhood Announce Fall Tour / New LP Out July 21

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Chris Robinson Brotherhood announce the second leg of their ‘Barefoot In The Head‘ U.S. tour. The 35-date run, stretching from September though November, supports their new studio album of the same name due July 21 on Robinson’s own Silver Arrow Records. The tour covers much of the U.S. with stops across the Gulf Coast, Southeast, Northeast and Midwest. Along the ... Read More »

Von Hertzen Brothers announce UK tour & new album

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Finland’s most acclaimed progressive rock group Von Hertzen Brothers are excited to announce that they will be releasing a new album titled “VII – War is Over” this coming Autumn and will be supporting it with an extensive UK tour. The “War is Over” Tour will kick off at Nottingham Rescue Rooms on Sunday November 5th and will run until Nov ... Read More »

Photos: Uprising Festival at De Montfort Hall in Leicester, UK

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Uprising Festival May 27, 2017 | De Montfort Hall, Leicester, UK Photos by Pete Key STEVE JONES AND THE WILDFIRES UBIQUITOUS THE DARK HORSE DEVINE CHAOS KILL 11 THIS ONSLAUGHT BARB WIRE DOLLS MORTI VIVENTI BLOOD OATH For more information on the Uprising Festival, please visit: Official website: http://www.uprisingleicester.com/ Photos appearing on this page is the property of Pete Key. They ... Read More »

Andy Summers Making Light With His latest Release

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Interview by Danny Coleman  tri·bo·lu·mi·nes·cence “The emission of light from a substance caused by rubbing, scratching, or similar frictional contact.” It’s a great word; right?,” said guitar luminary Andy Summers as he explained the title of his most recent release. “It caught your attention; didn’t it? “Triboluminescence” is a scientific word for making light out of dark. I felt that it would ... Read More »