Thompson has done shows with Wilco in the past and played a
Spanish festival with Dylan, and his style is fluid enough to work in
any context. The challenge is in trimming his marathon live set down to a
Whether he's banging away on an acoustic
or spinning sinewy sounds on guitar or keyboards with the assistance of a
nearby outlet and an appropriately volumed amp, Dan Tedesco writes and
plays with the heart-sleeved sensitivity of the best Folk troubadours.
Billy Bragg has been proffering his brand of topical Folk
Rock for more than 30 years now.
Curiously, Bragg’s first album in five years, Tooth & Nail,
is a wistful, less politically inclined affair anchored by the tasteful
production work of Joe Henry.