Interviews

Doobie Decibel System Brings Their Catalog to New Hope, PA

“If you want to see what’s new in the San Francisco Bay area, come check us out,” says guitarist Roger McNamee of Doobie Decibel System. “It’s a really cool thing we have going on and Midnight North will be opening for us; that’s Graham Lesh, Phil’s son’s band.”   Havana in New Hope, PA is the scene tonight for Roger and his band mates as they take the ... Read More »

Shawn Colvin and Steve Earle Ride into the Bergen PAC in Englewood, NJ

Steve Earle

“You write about what you know,” said a seemingly taken aback Steve Earle when asked about what many would consider a “Chequered Past.” “I got married a lot back in the ’80’s if that’s what you’re talking about. I’m retiring from that; defeated. All of those experiences and more can’t help but creep in to your work.”  Once called the ... Read More »

Kenny Neal Brings “Swamp Blues” to Bucks County, PA

“Good is good and bad is bad; I don’t know about anything in between,” says blues master Kenny Neal as he prepares to come east and perform at the “Bucks County Blues Society Picnic” in Morrisville, PA on July 16. “I like blues tight, not sloppy and not loose; blues needs to be played together as a team.”  Raised in ... Read More »

Peter and Paul Bring a Message of Love and Respect to Bergen PAC

“We only do shows once in a while now. We never tour any longer in the usual sense; both of us know when it’s time to act and when we do it’s still very enjoyable.” Those are the words of singer/songwriter and folk music legend Peter Yarrow as he readies to perform with long time partner Noel Paul Stookey tonight ... Read More »

Foghat Is Definitely “Under the Influence” With a Great New Release

“We’ve got a number of dates already down and we’re going to the studio in Florida to re-learn some more stuff. This time we’re going to be making live recordings on the road, see what comes of it; things have changed over the years and it’s time for some new representations of our music. The world changes and there’s nothing ... Read More »

Randy Bachman “Tells A Story” at BB King’s

randy bachman

Review by Danny Coleman + photos by Tom Callan Randy Bachman is a songwriter who has penned some of the most well known hits since the ’60s, yet he tends to soar under the mainstream radar. One of the founders of The Guess Who and Bachman Turner Overdrive, Bachman has written classics such as “Taking Care of Business,” “Let It Ride,”American ... Read More »