“This is my first time here…You know, I think I like the sound of this room.” So spoke the one and only Del McCoury at Tarrytown Music Hall this past Saturday night, towards the beginning of his performance with master mandolinist David Grisman. Moments after this quote, McCoury and the Tarrytown audience sang “Happy Birthday” to Grisman, who on this night turned seventy-four years.
Having spent almost a decade in the wilderness, Singer / Songwriter Alf Hale had a spectacular return to the music scene with his EP 'Misanthrope' which chronicled his remarkable journey from the depths of alcoholism to his eventual redemption.
This was swiftly followed up by his debut album 'City on a Hill' which saw Alf, accompanied by fiddle player Jade Morris, channel the dark underbelly of Southern American Country, Folk and Blues infused with his unmistakable English charm.
Edward and Jane, purveyors of anthemic folk-infused pop, have released a new single, "Blue Ridge Goodbyes." "Haunting and cinematic, 'Blue Ridge Goodbyes'...will leave you breathless and intoxicated. The atmospheric piano and mournful vocals give this new track a dreamlike quality that shows the band heading in a new, exciting direction," says EARMILK in its premiere of the track.
Iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy Award-winner BRIAN SETZER will be doing double duty this summer, touring with The STRAY CATS as well kicking off his 2019 "ROCKABILLY RIOT!" Summer Tour.
Adrian Belew is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, producer and guitar guru. Belew has released 20 critically acclaimed solo records and was the frontman, singer, co-writer and guitarist for progressive rock powerhouse King Crimson for 30 years. He also played alongside musicians such as David Bowie, Frank Zappa, Paul Simon, Nine Inch Nails, Tom Tom Club and Talking Heads.
Forever Overhead, the debut album from singer-songwriter Tim Baker, features eleven songs that centre on kinship. His buoyant first single "Dance" was about a longing for connection and feeling close to, but ultimately separated from, love. "All Hands," his joyous indie-folk single, again explores connections, but is less of a lament than a thank you letter, dedicated to the people who have helped Baker throughout his career, and part nostalgic anthem about his Newfoundland home.