Music

Mike D's Top 5 Can't Miss Shows of August
August 2, 2017 No Commentby

Mike D’s Top 5 Can’t Miss Shows of August

1. Saturday, August 5: Rancid & Dropkick Murphys with The Bouncing Souls, Jake Burns (of Stiff Little Fingers); 4:30pm gates / 6pm show; ...

Foo's Day of Tunes
August 2, 2017 No Commentby

Foo’s Day of Tunes

Imagine for a moment the wonder of going to the circus for the first time as a child. Now imagine ...

Album of the Week: People Like You – <i>Verse</i>
August 2, 2017 No Commentby

Album of the Week: People Like You – Verse

Coming out of Boston’s DIY underground, indie jazz quintet People Like You explore musical boundaries with consistent brilliance. Poignant rhythms ...

Roots Report: Declan MacManus at PPAC
July 28, 2017 No Commentby

Roots Report: Declan MacManus at PPAC

Okee dokee folks… On Tuesday, July 25, I caught the Declan MacManus show at the Providence Performing Arts Center. If ...

Jazz Insights: Daryl Sherman
July 26, 2017 No Commentby

Jazz Insights: Daryl Sherman

  The current pride in the music world of Woonsocket is the talented Daryl Sherman, whose headquarters is centered around ...

Album of the Week: Foster the People – <i>Sacred Hearts Club</i>
July 24, 2017 No Commentby

Album of the Week: Foster the People – Sacred Hearts Club

Listening to mainstream pop music is much like ordering from a fast food restaurant: Everything is the same and there ...

The Roots Report: An Interview with Phil Ehart of Kansas
July 19, 2017 No Commentby

The Roots Report: An Interview with Phil Ehart of Kansas

I spoke with Phil Ehart, drummer and manager of the band Kansas about the band and their upcoming show on July ...

Book Review: Rick Massimo's I Got a Song
July 19, 2017 No Commentby

Book Review: Rick Massimo’s I Got a Song

The Newport Folk Festival is arguably one of the most important American music festivals ever. Founder George Wein, with the ...

Is This Jazz? Newport Jazz Festival ’17: Where To Start
July 19, 2017 No Commentby

Is This Jazz? Newport Jazz Festival ’17: Where To Start

  On Friday, August 5, the world’s best jazz artists will once again make their yearly pilgrimage to Fort Adams ...

Alt-Nation: Newport Folk and Arc Iris
July 19, 2017 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Newport Folk and Arc Iris

Newport Folk Fest July is the best month to live in Rhode Island for so many reasons — the annual Newport ...