Roots Report

Roots Report: An Interview with Jimmy Webb
October 17, 2019 No Commentby

Roots Report: An Interview with Jimmy Webb

Okee dokee folks…One of the biggest legends in the songwriting world is coming to the Greenwich Odeum on October 25. ...

The Roots Report: Margaritaville
October 15, 2019 No Commentby

The Roots Report: Margaritaville

Okee dokee folks… “Wastin’ away AGAIN in (the audience of, Escape to) Margaritaville.” That is a phrase that I hope ...

The Roots Report: Indigo Girls
October 15, 2019 No Commentby

The Roots Report: Indigo Girls

Okee dokee folks… Thursday night the enduring duo Indigo Girls performed a show, accompanied by Francisco Noya and the RI ...

The Roots Report: (Made-Up) Words of Wisdom: Have a little pride, people!
October 2, 2019 No Commentby

The Roots Report: (Made-Up) Words of Wisdom: Have a little pride, people!

Okee dokee folks… Last night I coined a new word, “gignity,” in reference to musicians who will play anywhere, anytime, ...

The Roots Report: Crystal Anniversary: Celebrating 15 years of folkin writing
September 18, 2019 No Commentby

The Roots Report: Crystal Anniversary: Celebrating 15 years of folkin writing

Okee dokee folks…I have been so busy over the past couple of months that I almost forgot that I recently ...

The Roots Report: Record Setting Sesh: A quick report on folk to see in the fall
September 4, 2019 No Commentby

The Roots Report: Record Setting Sesh: A quick report on folk to see in the fall

Okee dokee folks … I am going to try to set a record today for the fastest column I have ...

The Roots Report: Rap Battle:  How I learned to stop worrying and love the hip-hop
July 31, 2019 No Commentby

The Roots Report: Rap Battle: How I learned to stop worrying and love the hip-hop

Okee dokee folks… Last week I was fortunate to attend a production of the musical Hamilton at Providence Performing Arts ...

Roots Report: An Interview with Jim Messina
July 31, 2019 No Commentby

Roots Report: An Interview with Jim Messina

Okee dokee folks…This past March I caught Jim Messina’s sold-out show at the Narrows Center for the Arts. A four-piece ...

The Roots Report: An Interview with Kurt Vile
July 17, 2019 No Commentby

The Roots Report: An Interview with Kurt Vile

Okee dokee folks… A few months back my bandmate Dan Lilley came to rehearsal with a CD in his hand ...

The Roots Report: Send in the Crowds: Fuzek lauches his latest rant
July 17, 2019 No Commentby

The Roots Report: Send in the Crowds: Fuzek lauches his latest rant

Okee dokee folks… I have a hard time comprehending the crowd-funding phenomenon. Maybe I should rephrase that, I have a ...