Josh Ritter at The Vic 11/9/2017

I got very spoiled the first couple of times I saw Josh Ritter play. He’s still a fairly under the radar artist as far as the mainstream goes, but in 2008 and 2009 he was even more so unknown. He played at Vaudeville Mews, which is a great small room in Des Moines, to about 200 people (including the balcony). Those shows were amazing, with … Continue reading Josh Ritter at The Vic 11/9/2017

Josh Ritter Felt Right At Home In Chicago 1/29/2016

Last night was the ninth time I’ve seen Josh Ritter live, including solo and live band sets. Each time I’m overwhelmed by the quality of his songwriting. One thing that’s changed over the years, though, is the trust he has in the band backing him up. Since the departure of Austin Nevins, and the arrival of his replacement Josh Kaufman, the shows feel looser. I … Continue reading Josh Ritter Felt Right At Home In Chicago 1/29/2016