By Thomas Hauner
With artists ranging from 71 year-old Dr. G.B. Burt (playing only his second professional gig) to Patti Smith, the 25th Annual Roots of American Music Festival traced a line in the musical map from folk to punk.
'The Clash on the Clash' Is a Smorgasbord of Contradictions
Coil: Time Machines
Half Memoir / Half Tribute, 'Fetch' Attests to the Power of the Comic Form
Lee Gamble: Mnestic Pressure
Esmerine: Mechanics of Dominion
Family Flavours in Mike Leigh's 'Life is Sweet'
Bell Witch: Mirror Reaper
"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.