“I hope that these new venues still want to book the occasional seasoned musician, because audiences of all ages still love rock and roll.”
Music Feature: Boston’s Blues Jams — On the Margins But Indispensable
Despite the neglect from the local media, the Boston blues scene is strong.
Rock Interview: Pat DiNizio of the Smithereens, “practically an honorary Boston band”
“The kids in Boston accepted us unconditionally, and we hung out with everyone out there—Barrence Whitfield, the Bristols, the Del Fuegos.”
Concert Review: Martha Davis and the Motels — A Well-Earned Comeback
It was good to see Martha Davis and The Motels with a full house at Johnny D’s, especially since the group clearly has life in them.
Coming Attractions in Jazz: August 2010
By J. R. Carroll Vacation time? Not for the musicians of New England. An amazing amount of live music this month, not a little of it free and open to the public. Photo by Denise Sullivan Treme trombonist and vocalist Glen David Andrews bridges gospel and New Orleans jazz at Johnny D’s in Somerville, MA […]