Jonny Lang at House Of Blues 9/23/2017

The day before Jonny Lang turned 16 he released his major-label debut. Later that year I also turned 16, and spent much of the summer blaring Lie To Me out of the surprisingly capable speakers of my red 1991 Pontiac Sunbird (affectionately called “The Fiery Chariot Of The Sun God” by its wonderful passengers). Ever since, I’ve felt a strange bond with Lang’s music. He … Continue reading Jonny Lang at House Of Blues 9/23/2017

BBQ, Booze, and Bands: The Beale Street Music Festival

   About a week ago I got a got a text from my brother saying my mom wanted to go to the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis and wanted me to go, too. He was telling me about the lineup and it all sounded pretty good. He was hyped about Cage The Elephant being there, which I would also enjoy. Come to find out … Continue reading BBQ, Booze, and Bands: The Beale Street Music Festival

Chicago Blues Festival June 10th-June12th

There’s a lot going on this weekend in Chicago. I’m headed over to Rib Fest to check out my friends Fort Frances, and following that with Ezra Furman and the Harpoons. There are some good shows elsewhere, but if I didn’t have plans, I’d be getting ready to do a little jammin’ at the Chicago Blues Fest. We get a lot of festivals in the … Continue reading Chicago Blues Festival June 10th-June12th