I apologize that my photos are not as good as usual; there were a lot of mics on stage that proved tough to shoot around.
Hailing from New Orleans, The Subdudes are a roots rock band that incorporates swamp rock, Cajun/zydeco, blues, and soul into their unique sound. The story goes that they were originally called The Continentals, but a club owner asked if they could tone down the volume so they were subdued.
Admittedly, Great Big Sea is one of my favorite bands to see live. They are all excellent musicians who know how to engage their audiences with their wide-ranging songs – from ballads to sea shanties to folk to rock, they do it all!
This review combines two shows at very different venues, the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord, New Hampshire, and The Narrows Center for the Arts in Fall River, Massachusetts. The former is a 1,300-seat venue and the latter seats 280. Read the rest of this entry
This wasn’t a very big week for announcements of new shows. Maybe I should say that not many new shows caught my attention.
Preservation Hall Jazz Band at The Narrows Center for the Arts – Wednesday, November 20
Roseanne Cash at The Narrows Center for the Arts – Thursday, December 12
Taj Mahal at The Narrows Center for the Arts – Thursday, February 13
Johnny Clegg at Somerville Theatre – Friday, April 4
Joe Bonamassa at Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom – Friday, May 16