On the peaceful, pre-lockdown night of March 8th at Club Passim, Gretchen Peters opened her set of pure Americana storytelling with a dose of brutality. “Wichita” from her 2018 album Dancing With the Beast tells the story of twelve year old Cora Lee who murders her mother’s abusive boyfriend. Read More >
If a fan had closed her eyes, she could have imagined herself party to a spirited reading of a southern Gothic short story collection. Eyes open, she saw two bowlegged, middle-aged lead guitarists rocking out in a synchronization perfected by two and a half decades and twelve studio albums on the road. Read More >
Guitarist Paul Rishell and harmonica Annie Raines play beloved blues staples and share stories during their March 7, 2020 show at Club Passim. Past students of the duo, Kathleen Parks and Brad Bresko, play a fun mixture of soft jazz and upbeat bluegrass. Read More >
Atlanta, Georgia's Black Lips create harmony at The Sinclair through a beautiful combination of disparate genres, unique vocal styles, and chaotic individuality.
After special guest Tyler Childers opens the night with heaven-sent Appalachian ballads, Sturgill Simpson kicks off his Good Look'n Tour in Birmingham, Alabama with music that hearkens back to the hair bands of the
Hawaiian folk musician Kaumakaiwa Kanaka'ole and guitarist Shawn Pimental play traditional songs at Club Passim. In an interview with Blues Hangover DJ Emmanuel Calivo, Kaumakaiwa discusses the role her Hawaiian her
Courtney DeLong, Nataliya Palinchak, and Alysha Johnson Williams discuss their profound love for blues music and its connection to African-American history.