Singing in Spanish

She tried to absorb as much of the musical language of her country as she could. “I wanted to learn so that I could teach it and share it with the kids.” more »

Jul 9, 2014 8:50 PM -the-studio-

Hitting a High Note: Sean's Music

Since taking over the former Believe in Music from Larry Laramie, Pietras and the new staff have been hard at work. The store has been redesigned to make it more inviting to musicians and those who may not know a G chord from a patch cord. more »

Nov 13, 2012 7:48 PM -man cave- 4 Comments

Ryful's Justin Pokrywka Takes the Stage

Jaime gets personal with a local music sensation. more »

Nov 12, 2012 8:04 PM BETCHA DON'T KNOW

Courtesy of Harper Lee's Facebook Page

E’erbody Skream

“It’s all about branding,” says Orlando. “You want to be cool, but not be trendy. I know that makes no sense, but it also makes perfect sense [in our industry].” more »

Oct 18, 2012 10:17 PM -the-studio-

Courtesy of Sweetfoot Studios Facebook Page

The Sounds of Sweetfoot

Now, thanks to Springer and Jones, there is a place for Eastern Shore artists to both professionally and affordably record their sound. The two settled upon some space for rent in an old cement block building off of Aurora Street. more »

Sep 27, 2012 1:58 PM -man cave- 2 Comments

Back to School with Dominick Farinacci

By bringing in established musicians to his outreach program, Dominick hopes to create an atmosphere where music becomes part of the everyday life experience for kids. more »

Aug 27, 2012 8:57 PM -downtown- 1 Comments

Joshua Meier

The Dichotomy of Maggie Rogers

If I were to listen to her music with no preconceived ideas of who she was, I would craft a well-traveled woman in her thirties, with eyes that display a lifetime of experiences. more »

Aug 19, 2012 8:30 PM -the-studio- 2 Comments

The Poetry of Lucinda Williams

Lucinda—or Lu, as she is known in the biz—daughter of a prestigious southern poet, queen of the alternative country world, has written far too much great material to be limited to a top five, or 10, for that matter. more »

Aug 14, 2012 8:48 PM -the-studio-

Solo Saxophone

Doubt filled my consciousness. Why was I doing this? How could I possibly learn to read music again after all these years? I was comforted only by the idea that I probably wouldn’t even pass an audition. more »

Aug 5, 2012 8:32 PM -the-studio- 3 Comments

Celebrated Artist Bhi Bhiman Performs at NightCat

I was delightfully reminded that our (musical) world continues to become one big melting pot of awesomeness, and that a singer of Sri Lankan origins can and will sound much like an artist such as a Martin Sexton, or a Paul Simon, or an Amos Lee. more »

Jul 11, 2012 3:00 PM -man cave- 2 Comments

Les Lentz

Striking the Right Note

Over the last eleven years, the group’s name has changed from Bach to the Future to the Tidewater Chamber Singers to just the Tidewater Singers. more »

Jul 1, 2012 7:58 PM -the-studio- 2 Comments

Ryful Kills It

Incorporating an original sound with influences who currently reign as heavyweights in the land of raw rock ‘n roll, the power duo effortlessly create a thick wall of crunchy rock goodness, with Pokrywka’s golden voice soaring right alongside. more »

Apr 19, 2012 2:19 PM -man cave- 2 Comments

Copyright Colin Hay 2012

Man at Work

Reviewers gush over Hay’s concert, claiming it is one part comedy show another part brilliant acoustic set. “He’s easy on the eyes and incredibly funny,” says Moore. “What else could you ask for?” more »

Apr 16, 2012 7:30 PM -downtown- 1 Comments

Raising Her Voice

Within three weeks of envisioning the concert, Ploff had enlisted the help of fellow Easton musical groups such as Ryful, Bling, 411, MuleTrain, Shea Springer, and Lisa Rowe, who will be playing at the event on Monday, March 5th from 5-9 PM. more »

Mar 4, 2012 9:43 PM -the-studio-

Family Jamming at the Avalon

As Rogers explains, “Demand can empower supply.” The more shows like this that our community supports, the more reason there will be for bringing them to the Avalon Theater, saving you the hassle of leaving town for family enrichment. more »

Feb 27, 2012 10:49 PM -playground-

Involuntarily Good: An Interview with Kentavius Jones

What I learn in my hour-long interview with the 20-something singer-songwriter-guitarist is that he is genuinely forthcoming, friendly, interesting, and perhaps most appealing, interested in what you have to say. more »

Jan 14, 2012 12:00 AM -the-studio- 2 Comments

Not Your Mama's Music, But Close

Just because you propagated offspring doesn’t mean you have to relinquish all of your former coolness. Your former self and current self can meet somewhere in the middle, at least when it comes to the music you listen to. more »