Capitol Sessions, Capitol Theatre and HeadCount: ‘Wild Horses’ Dragged Us Away

Sometimes a moment can be so perfect, so compelling, so random it swallows you whole. Time, circumstance and consequence lose meaning. There is no early, no late, no before or after. The moment arrives and consumes you. See ya. That’s how I felt Friday night at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York. TheContinue reading “Capitol Sessions, Capitol Theatre and HeadCount: ‘Wild Horses’ Dragged Us Away”

Capitol Sessions: Jackson Browne, Jorma, Larry Campbell support HeadCount in high-stakes benefit concert

The Capitol Theatre in Westchester County Friday night will host a benefit concert in support of democracy and the cornerstone of a free society—our right to vote—that is facing a grave threat. Staged by Dayglo Presents and RWE Partners, “The Capitol Sessions: Songs From a Rock Palace That Impacted the World” is set for 8Continue reading “Capitol Sessions: Jackson Browne, Jorma, Larry Campbell support HeadCount in high-stakes benefit concert”

Amy Helm: ‘What the Flood Leaves Behind’ offers urgent tonic for uncertain times

As traumatic as the COVID-19 pandemic has been for us all, I’m finding the end of the pandemic to be as equally traumatic. The pandemic for me has been like that one big wave at the beach, when you’re a kid, that clobbers you hard, sends salt water into your lungs and leaves you seeingContinue reading “Amy Helm: ‘What the Flood Leaves Behind’ offers urgent tonic for uncertain times”

Joan Osborne, Nicki Bluhm, Chris Thile: Levon Helm Studios set for outdoor shows

Levon Helm Studios is charging out of the gate with shows in the wake of officials loosening pandemic restrictions on live music. The Woodstock, New York-venue that was the home of the late Levon Helm will host a series of outdoor shows at the destination known as The Barn. Performances will take place in aContinue reading “Joan Osborne, Nicki Bluhm, Chris Thile: Levon Helm Studios set for outdoor shows”

Amy Helm: New album, ‘What The Flood Leaves Behind,’ set for June 18 release

Amy Helm on June 18 will release her third album, “What The Flood Leaves Behind,” an autobiographical collection of songs recorded at Levon Helm Studios in Woodstock, New York. The first single, “Breathing,” a lush, soulful serenade punctuated by organ and horns, is out now. Click here to listen. “What The Flood Leaves Behind,” accordingContinue reading “Amy Helm: New album, ‘What The Flood Leaves Behind,’ set for June 18 release”