Wonderful Music, Disrespectful Audience
I first saw Family and Friends open for another band several months ago and loved their folk-rock music as well as their on-stage chemistry, so I was thrilled to see them return for a headlining show at Great Scott.
Nobody Is Suffering With The Suffers
As soon as The Suffers left the Fort Stage at Newport Folk Festival last July, I knew I would be a lifelong fan of this marvelous Gulf Coast soul band from Houston, Texas (Kam Franklin, the powerhouse lead singer, ensures you know from where they hail during the first few minutes of their set). I was fortunate to be able to see them at their first Boston show at Great Scott.
I had the chance to interview Adam Casteneda, the bass player, at Newport and discovered a bit more about the band than would be obvious merely from watching one of their high-energy shows.
The Autumn Defense Heated Up a Winter Night
Seeing The Autumn Defense was a great way to get warm on a chilly, pre-storm evening!
They played to a small (100 people, I’d guess) but enthusiastic crowd at Great Scott last Wednesday night. Read the rest of this entry
Joseph Arthur, Musician and Painter! Who Knew!?!?!?
A week before the show, my concert buddy sent me links to a few Joseph Arthur songs, asking me if I knew of him. A friend of his had recently seen Joe and recommended him to us. There was an upcoming show at Great Scott so we got tickets.
What a unexpected pleasure! Read the rest of this entry