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The Extended Play Sessions Present A Funky Way to End 2014’s Concert Year

The Extended Play Sessions American Roots Music Television announced that funk band The Get Right Band will be in the studio for a Session on Monday, December 15th at 7 pm. Sorry for the short notice Рthis Session sounds like it will be one not to miss.


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Larkin Poe Rocked Us!

I don’t know how many of us who attended this week’s Extended Play Session at Alternate Root TV had any clue that our (music) world was going to be turned upside down by Larkin Poe; I know I didn’t!

Larkin Por

Larkin Poe

Larkin Poe is Atlanta-based sisters Megan Lovell and Rebecca Lovell. The band is named for an ancestor of theirs who was a cousin of Edgar Allen Poe. Creativity definitely runs in their family!

Megan Lovell

Megan Lovell

Rebecca Lovell

Rebecca Lovell

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Another Lovely Evening Under the Stars at the Lowell Summer Music Series

This summer’s weather has been amazing so far – no shows have been forced to move indoors at the Lowell Summer Music Series. Saturday’s Howie Day and Carbon Leaf show provided another wonderful evening under the stars at Boarding House Park.

Howie Day

Howie Day

Carbon Leaf

Carbon Leaf

This was a co-bill with each act performing full sets separate from each other; they are not touring together. It was a smart move on the part of the Series, since the overlap between each act’s fan base is small.

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Delta Rae Was a WOW!!!

Delta Rae, a roots rock band from Durham, North Carolina, appeared at the Lowell Summer Music Series last weekend for the first but hopefully not last time.

Delta Rae

Delta Rae

This was another show that I attended not having any idea what to expect other than a good time. Read the rest of this entry

An Excellent Roots Rock Party Kickstarted The Weekend

The Bottle Rockets, a roots rock band currently based in St. Louis, is yet another band that did not get onto my radar during the past twenty or so years.

Bottle Rockets

Bottle Rockets

They have toured through New England over the past year but I did not have the opportunity to see them until their show this weekend at Johnny D’s. A friend whose opinions I value had an extra ticket so I jumped on it. Read the rest of this entry

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