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Passion Filled The Stage At This Americana Triple-Header

As I walked to my car after this stellar show, I overheard two men express exactly what I felt: that The Lone Bellow put their hearts and souls into the show, filling the less-than-intimate House of Blues with a passion as well as an intense connection with the audience that is not easy to achieve.

The Lone Bellow

The Lone Bellow

The Lone Bellow has been on a meteoric rise since I first saw them at the Newport Folk Festival in 2013, and unless they stop creating new music, I do not foresee that slowing any time soon.

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The Face of Country Music Today Wowed Boston

I was so excited to finally see Sturgill Simpson at his sold-out show at The Paradise this weekend! Last time he was in Boston – also playing to a sold-out crowd – I was in Nashville!

Sturgill Simpson

Sturgill Simpson

Sturgill was nominated for a Grammy this year, but perhaps more importantly his 2014 album, Metamodern Sounds in Country Music, deservedly appeared on many reviewers’ top ten lists of 2014.

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