#SaveOurStages: Carly Simon, Annie Lennox join Bardavon Carole King tribute

Two high-profile musicians with legendary careers, iconic songs and a devoted following among millions of fans are lending their support to the Bardavon 1869 Opera House as the historic theater continues to navigate the fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic. You may have heard of these two performers. Their names are Carly Simon and Annie Lennox.Continue reading “#SaveOurStages: Carly Simon, Annie Lennox join Bardavon Carole King tribute”

Ani DiFranco, Mike, Ruthy and Restless Age make festival a real Hoot

There’s no getting around it — this festival is a real Hoot. And as organizers of The Hoot gear up for yet another Covid-19 pandemic pivot, they are revealing just how resilient this gathering is. As we all come to grips with the fact that nearly a year has passed since the coronavirus slammed theContinue reading “Ani DiFranco, Mike, Ruthy and Restless Age make festival a real Hoot”

Woodstock: Tony Jackson, with John Sebastian, Cindy Cashdollar, set for Bearsville Theater

A country musician who has received high praise and plenty of attention will perform a live stream concert Wednesday with some big names, from an unlikely location — Woodstock, New York. Tony Jackson at 8 p.m. Wednesday will perform at the Bearsville Theater in Woodstock, New York. The community at the edge of the CatskillContinue reading “Woodstock: Tony Jackson, with John Sebastian, Cindy Cashdollar, set for Bearsville Theater”

Machan Taylor, Danny Louis ‘Light the torch of love’ as they ‘Burn Down Babylon’ with new song

There is a post-mortem on 2020, a “Bridge Out Ahead” sign for 2021 and a riff that wags its finger at those of us unable or unwilling to come to grips with either. Danny Louis, multi-instrumentalist with Gov’t Mule, ignites a blaze with his guitar playing. And his horn playing delivers a subtle scene-setter thatContinue reading “Machan Taylor, Danny Louis ‘Light the torch of love’ as they ‘Burn Down Babylon’ with new song”