Like his idol, Todd Rundgren, John Powhida is a bit of a musical shape-shifter, evoking a broad range of styles but always with his unique and easily recognizable stamp.
This seven-song, hour-long release, drawn from three nights at the fabled 1369 Club, is, in a word, sensational.
Summer of Soul is two hours of rapturous entertainment and pointed political commentary — neither of which has gone out of style 52 years later.
What comes across most clearly to the viewer is that every single day — practically every single hour — is a struggle for Brian Wilson.
At a time most venues are doing without live music, the Creative Music Series is bucking the trend with free public concerts in outdoor locations throughout the Boston area.
Even though they are a cover band, Foxes and Fossils’ performances are fresh and delightful. While faithful to the originals, they are not slavish imitations.
This small jewel of a show has been a Bronx-based treasure for the last seven years, but now, “thanks” to COVID-19, it is available to anyone, anywhere in the world.
The event is not merely a celebration of the Cabot’s centennial; in 2020, it’s an act of defiance.
At his best, Matthew Schultz’s abilities as a writer transcend the small, tight canvasses he has prepared for himself.
Working Man does an excellent job dramatizing the poverty and desperation of people who live paycheck to paycheck.