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James McMurtry

Nov. 14 • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Thursday, November 8, 2012
James McMurtry has gone from strength to strength in the past 23 years, compiling an estimable catalog of eight studio albums and a pair of stellar live recordings as proof of his compelling stage presence.   

Ruthie Foster

Nov. 17 • Martin Marietta Theater at Harrison High School

1 Comments · Thursday, November 8, 2012
 A native Texan, Ruthie Foster’s family tree was ripe with Gospel singers, but she quickly absorbed the Lone Star State’s other musical identities, like Folk, Blues, Country and Rock, to which she added her own soulful spin.   

Adding to Andy, Most Beautifully

Dean & Britta musically augment Warhol’s rare ‘screen tests’ for multimedia happening

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Four years ago, Dean & Britta's Dean Wareham was approached with a proposition by Ben Harrison, Performing Arts Curator for Pittsburgh’s Andy Warhol Museum. Harrison was looking for someone to compose a soundtrack of sorts for a series of filmed portraits Warhol shot in the mid-’60s.    

Charlie Hunter

Nov. 7 • 20th Century Theatre

0 Comments · Monday, November 5, 2012
Since his emergence from the San Francisco Jazz scene nearly two decades ago, Charlie Hunter has defined his stylistic direction by resolutely refusing to be tagged as any one thing, preferring to embrace and explore whatever captures his imagination.   

Joe Bonamassa

Nov. 9 • Taft Theatre

0 Comments · Monday, November 5, 2012
Very few people fit the true definition of prodigy, but Joe Bonamassa could be the poster child for prodigies. By age 7, after three short years of playing guitar, Bonamassa was regurgitating note-perfect renditions of Stevie Ray Vaughan and Jimi Hendrix.   

"Delloween" with Larry Keel & Natural Bridge

Oct. 31 • Madison Theater

0 Comments · Monday, October 29, 2012
Bluegrass has always been embraced by the Jam community, thanks to Jerry Garcia’s abiding love of old-time music and the unique flavor he brought to his own translations. Native Virginian Larry Keel plays a similar role in the current Jam/Bluegrass scene as a flatpicking acoustic guitarist.    

Propagandhi

Nov. 3 • Madison Theater

0 Comments · Monday, October 29, 2012
These days, it’s hard enough for a Punk band to remain a cohesive unit for 26 months, let alone 26 years. But guitarist Chris Hannah and drummer Jord Samolesky have managed to keep Propagandhi active and relevant since launching the band in 1986.   

Passion Pit

Nov. 4 • Madison Theater

0 Comments · Monday, October 29, 2012
It was a wintry night three years ago at the Northside Tavern when Passion Pit turned the joint into a Synth Pop sauna; wild-eyed reviews of the show heightened expectations for the Massachusetts sextet’s return.   

Country Drives the 55's

Jeremy Pinnell and the 55’s are older than their collective years

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 24, 2012
It’s only been 10 months or so since the official debut of scene veteran Jeremy Pinnell’s new project, Jeremy Pinnell and the 55’s, and it’s already been a momentous period. 
  

The Alejandro Ziegler Quartette

Oct. 27 • Blue Wisp Jazz Club

0 Comments · Monday, October 22, 2012
Pianist Alejandro Ziegler was only 12 years old when a cerebral hemorrhage ended the brilliant career of fellow Argentine Astor Piazzolla, the originator of Neuve Tango and one of the world’s most revered musical giants.