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Phases and Stages: The 1960s
Last time in Phases and Stages I revisited country albums by Bing Crosby, Ray Charles, and Bobby Darin, as well[...]
Phases and Stages: A History of Country Crossovers
Traditionally country is the music of rebels and sweethearts born in the South and westward bound who’ve suffered a damn[...]
Artist Spotlight: FeelFree
When we first initiated the idea of developing a D.C. based publication, one of the driving forces for our intention[...]
Farm Aid 2017: Using Music To Aid The Family Farmer
The mission behind Farm Aid is simple: keep family farmers on their land. However, as each year passes the task[...]
Lockn’ Festival: All The Years Melt Into A Dream
If you're like us, you are packing your bags and preparing for Lockn' eagerly anticipating another weekend of live music, art installments[...]
Artist Spotlight: Waiting on Mongo
Phish Makes History With Baker’s Dozen Residency
When the rumor mill started to turn that Phish was going to opt out of a traditional Summer Tour and[...]
D.C. Funk Parade: An Event For Everyone
The Washington, D.C. Funk Parade is quite simply one of D.C.'s most inclusive annual events held in the city. Living[...]
The Main Squeeze Has The Juices Flowing
The Main Squeeze are at the top of their game and their musical chemistry is as rich as the midwest soil[...]
So Thank You Music: Catching Up With Jeff Lloyd of The Heavy Pets
The Heavy Pets are poised for another monumental year as the band is making serious strides to push themselves creatively.[...]