Tag Archive for country rock

Class of 2018: The Overachievers

You know it’s been a strange year in music when the Billboard charts and the critic’s year-end lists have so much in common. Stereogum gave the #1 spot to a pop country album; the same album that topped lists from People and Entertainment Weekly. Janelle Monáe finally got the credit she deserved when she released The ArchAndroid eight years ago. Mitski… Read more →

Laid Back Festival. Red Rocks. 09.25.16

Laid Back Festival. Red Rocks. 09.25.16 Red Rocks Amphitheatre hosted Gregg Allman’s Laid Back Festival on Sunday afternoon. Allman, fresh out of the hospital where he had been treated for pneumonia, was set to make his return to the stage after receiving a clean bill of health. The festival had been expanded from Jones Beach to include stops in Nashville,… Read more →

Jason Isbell. Bluebird Theater. 09.04.13

Jason Isbell has been in my life for ten years now. From the first time I heard “Decoration Day”, to the last time I listened to “Traveling Alone”…through his divorce and departure from his previous band…through the solo tours and the late night tweets inundating my Facebook feed. Even when there were times I wish I didn’t know anything beyond his… Read more →