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Incredible Roots Rock Blues Show By The Alvin Brothers

After seeing Dave Alvin and Phil Alvin and The Guilty Ones perform at a festival last summer, I knew I had to see their headlining show at The Sinclair. Dave and Phil recently returned to performing and recording together; the joy they feel while sharing a stage is obvious and the audience could feel it too.

Dave Alvin

Dave Alvin

Phil Alvin

Phil Alvin

Last year, they released the Grammy-nominated Common Ground, a tribute to legendary bluesman Big Bill Broonzy, and performed many songs from that album. Read the rest of this entry

Despite Rain, The Green River Festival Was A Winner!

I had never attended the Green River Festival, a two-day festival in Greenfield, Massachusetts, before the 28th annual Festival held last weekend. I was only able to attend on Sunday but it was enough to know that Green River is great fest!


My first impression was that the vibe is very chill; when I asked a volunteer about my photo pass, she led me to a booth and waited to make sure I got the pass. She told me the ‘rules’ and perquisites associated with the pass.

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