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A hot, sticky and sometimes stormy Saturday, October 6 didn't stop Folkfest St. Pete from taking place at Albert Whitted Park near the bayfront in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida.  I went there to check out a couple of acts...
Playing to a full house at Eddie’s Attic last night and opening for Janis Ian, Diana Jones, American singer-songwriter from Nashville, Tennessee, opened the show with “Pretty Girl” and continued on to sing some of her other great songs...
Becoming a rock star is a terrific dream, but one that only very few ever realize and for those who achieve success, many end up at the wrong end of unscrupulous agents or abusing drugs and alcohol which ruin...
As I have been reading Ann & Nancy Wilson's "Kicking & Dreaming: A Story of Heart, Soul and Rock & Roll", which the sisters co-wrote with journalist and biographer Charles Cross, I find that not only did they live...
You don't hear much about female guitar instrumentalists, but one who has caught my attention is Aleks Sever.  A fixture on the Los Angeles music scene for nearly a decade, Aleks has taken styles from the likes of Prince...
Is Your Love Big Enough? Nonesuch Records Although the production is occasionally too overwrought for my taste, Lianne La Havas' debut album “Is Your Love Big Enough?” is a genre-bending collection of 12 tunes with excellent finger work from the 22-year-old...
Releasing their first album on July 17th, Milo Greene, has received a warm welcome and exceptional reviews. NPR Music featured them on their show early Saturday morning, July 14th, and their album has been in frequent rotation on fans...