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Keep On Moving: The Future Is Purple: Prince is leading us into Halloween
October 17, 2018 No Commentby

Keep On Moving: The Future Is Purple: Prince is leading us into Halloween

I’m still coming down from watching Deer Tick’s John McCauley front Nirvana during the Foo Fighters’ encore at the CalJam ...

Roots Report: Dark Times: And we're not just talking about setting the clocks back
October 17, 2018 No Commentby

Roots Report: Dark Times: And we’re not just talking about setting the clocks back

Okee dokee folks… I hate to beat a dead horse, mostly because I am an animal lover, but it is ...

The Roots Report: Eating Shit -- Farm Aid challenges corporate farms
October 3, 2018 No Commentby

The Roots Report: Eating Shit — Farm Aid challenges corporate farms

Okee dokee folks… Back in 1985, I came across an article in Time magazine about the crisis of family farmers ...

Listen to This! Musicians encourage musicians to get a tune-up
October 3, 2018 No Commentby

Listen to This! Musicians encourage musicians to get a tune-up

People in the music industry tend to live hard. They don’t sleep a lot. They don’t have great food choices ...

Keep on Moving: Top Musicians Go Solo: Local favorites strike out on their own with new albums
October 3, 2018 No Commentby

Keep on Moving: Top Musicians Go Solo: Local favorites strike out on their own with new albums

John Faraone – Light Upon John Faraone, who serves as a distinguished sideman as the drummer for local rock favorites ...

Jazz Insights: Debra Mann
October 3, 2018 No Commentby

Jazz Insights: Debra Mann

One of Rhode Island’s finest all-around jazz entertainer is Debra Mann. Her young talents brought her to Boston’s Berklee College, where she ...

Level Up! Level Exchange provides a launch pad for artistic entrepreneurs
October 3, 2018 No Commentby

Level Up! Level Exchange provides a launch pad for artistic entrepreneurs

Providence is nothing if not artsy — they don’t call us the Creative Capital for nothin’! With creative juices flowing ...

Is This Jazz? An Interview with Frank Potenza
September 21, 2018 No Commentby

Is This Jazz? An Interview with Frank Potenza

  Jazz guitarist and recent Rhode Island Music Hall Of Fame inductee Frank Potenza returns to the area to play ...

Keep On Moving: New Biscuits and Fall Shows: Johnston, this one's for you
September 19, 2018 No Commentby

Keep On Moving: New Biscuits and Fall Shows: Johnston, this one’s for you

Algiers The sophomore album by Algiers, The Underside of Power, is a stirring statement of our times. Algiers remind me ...

The Roots Report: Starship Fails to Blast Off and The Guess Who Left Me Scratching My Head
September 19, 2018 No Commentby

The Roots Report: Starship Fails to Blast Off and The Guess Who Left Me Scratching My Head

Okee dokee folks… The other night I went to check out a show featuring two classic rock bands at Twin ...