Bill Evans, as both the lead artist in Soulgrass and the provider of the canvas, is ever so welcoming into this magical little art studio of a band. But you’d better have come to paint.
22 Oct 2013
Dreadful wind and rain define a recent Phish gig in Wantagh, NY as fans mull the band's standing and purpose in 2013.
25 Jul 2013
All in all, you don’t attend a TAB show to have your mind blown – or to see a surfeit of Trey shredding, though you do get that, too. You see TAB for how professional, upbeat, and inviting it all is.
07 Feb 2013
She's got fizz, the old gal. Spark, even. You should be so lucky to be up on stage, shaking hips to ancient, crowd-stoker songs with names like "Fujiyama Mama" and "Let’s Have a Party", looking like the rockingest grandma on the planet, and plainly enjoying a nice little renaissance at age 75.
21 Oct 2012
Given all this history, it's often a surprise to those who got off the proverbial bus a long time ago that the New Riders, in 2012, are going strong, even with 69-year-old Nelson the lone original member.
01 Oct 2012
The two hour set was a strong and generously apportioned mix from both of the band's decades, even if the strength of old school crowd-stokers like "Eurotrash Girl" and "Low" meant exposing some of the weakness of Cracker's more recent material.
02 Feb 2010
Tribute albums this enriching -- this destined for longevity beyond the lark of their release -- rarely arrive more than once every few years.
01 Jun 2009
The Leonard Cohen who sounded so meek and reserved in his past few albums -- so withdrawn from a level, at least vocally, that would make for a compelling concert -- instead gave way to a Cohen who was almost effortlessly charming, grateful for the adoration, and thorough in proffering the jewels of his massive song and poetry catalog.
15 Mar 2009
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