Category Archives: concert

  1. New Americana Voice Shines on Malice, Mercy, Grief, and Wrath

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    September 4, 2018 by Jay Minkin

    One album I have been patiently awaiting is the release of Malice, Mercy, Grief, and Wrath by Belle Plaine that’s …
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  2. Pushing The Envelope Through Edgeland

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    April 22, 2018 by Jay Minkin

    Eight hour car rides listening to Stephen King books on tape while crisscrossing through a Midwestern and Appalachia itinerary comes …
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  3. Houston Kid Can Still Bring It Strong To The Delight of His Fans

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    April 15, 2018 by Jay Minkin

    There was a big to-do happing in Cleveland Saturday night, but I surprised my usual suspects with passing on the Rock …
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  4. Take Time Is Crafted Americana

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    October 20, 2017 by Jay Minkin

    Sometimes you need to just start over.  It’s a decision process that ranks right up there with one of the …
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  5. The Americana Ramble – My Take on Americanafest 2017

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    September 20, 2017 by Jay Minkin

      Breathing the crispness of morning air in September is the perfect pregame ritual before hitting the highway to Nashville …
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  6. Look Who’s Back – New Music From Rachel Brown

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    August 22, 2017 by Jay Minkin

    Of all the local folks I have covered, one artist continues to garner recognition from an international audience.  “I notice …
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  7. The Gage Brothers Make Fast Strides With New Album

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    April 18, 2017 by Jay Minkin

    The artistic energy flowing from local songwriters, all in their mid-twenties is just incredible.  Making fast strides are The Gage …
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