Berber guitarist Omara “Bombino” Moctar proved that the gifts behind the fingers are still all that matters.
John Prine’s music on The Tree of Forgiveness is alert and nimble – not at all a retreat to the folkie bar.
Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual arts, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks.
The range of recordings issued this year was remarkable, both in terms of their instrumentation and their artistic inspiration.
With Jon Langford, the only certainty is that there will be surprises that make it party time.
The odds have never been more stacked against a Summer of Love.
It’s almost as important to see the Drive-By Truckers show at the Royale as to join a march in the streets outside.
This year I resolved to do an unapologetic fan experience at Newport Jazz.
The wellsprings of Quilt’s sound are diverse – psychedelics, dream pop, Beach ‘n’ Beatle harmony groups, folk-rock and, I swear, punkoid racket at times.