Way Over Yonder Fest-The First Annual Folk Fest On Santa Monica Pier

Sunny Santa Monica, California. The weather is always perfect and Happy Hour is from noon to seven every day. This idyllic suburb of Los Angeles was the perfect place to host an early fall music festival, and the folks who put on the Newport Folk Fest every year took full advantage. Moving it out west allowed some folks who may never have the opportunity to … Continue reading Way Over Yonder Fest-The First Annual Folk Fest On Santa Monica Pier

The Felice Brothers at Lincoln Hall, Chicago 5/6/11

There’s a funny thing about opening bands that I’ve found over the years. I’ve never once said that a show was made by an opening act, but I’ve had plenty of shows ruined by them. The most terrible example would be the duo Buke and Gass, who I saw open for The National in Minneapolis. They were SO bad that it was all I could … Continue reading The Felice Brothers at Lincoln Hall, Chicago 5/6/11