IT’S ABOUT THE MUSIC, MAN….

Go Go’ers, it feels like the world has been in Val-Day countdown  since January 2nd so let’s all take a little breather and in honor of the Grammys,  focus on music instead of love or lack thereof. THE BEATLES’ COMPLETE FIRST AMERICAN CONCERT Here’s your chance to forget Paul McCartney’s recent Saturday Night Live appearance…

Blue jean summer: heartland music for hipsters

If last weekend’s Roots Roadhouse left you jonesing for more blues, alt country, and Americana (or if, sadly, you missed the swell shindig thrown by Grand Ole Echo promoter Kim Grant), check out these off-the-beaten-track venues where the artists/songwriters sing songs of  big lives lived small on back roads and in bypassed towns. On August 4th, …

Roots Roadhouse @ the Echoplex: Pick the Bones Clean

Sure, there’s  a time for glitter tights and pink champagne, Go Go’ers, but sometimes  you haveta forego the frippery and strip it down to the bone.  So even though it’s only Tuesday, you’ll want to start the countdown to Saturday when the Grand Old Echo presents Roots Roadhouse.   At 20 bands for $15 bucks, you’re…