#tbt: THE STRUMBELLAS at BONNAROO

It was Friday afternoon at the 2017 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival and the field at the Which Stage was filled with a crowd fit for an evening headliner.  Well before the start of The Strumbellas’ show, there had been a steady flow of people approaching the stage and staking out the best spots to … Read more #tbt: THE STRUMBELLAS at BONNAROO

#tbt: AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with FAMILY AND FRIENDS

My chat with Athens-based folk-rock tribe Family and Friends at Savannah Stopover was like watching an improv comedy ping pong match best held around a circular table: Me: What would you like my beloved readers to know about Family and Friends? Tuna: Well, I am a Capricorn, 6’2”, muscular build. Mike: You also have a girlfriend. … Read more #tbt: AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with FAMILY AND FRIENDS

#tbt: VINYL THIEF with DINNER AND A SUIT and TYSSON at THE MERCY LOUNGE

I got invited to the Vinyl Thief show at Mercy Lounge a while back, attendance at which was a no-brainer.  I mean, come on y’all, it’s VINYL THIEF.  The deal was only made sweeter by the fact that another blog favorite, Dinner and a Suit, was also on the bill. The first group to take the … Read more #tbt: VINYL THIEF with DINNER AND A SUIT and TYSSON at THE MERCY LOUNGE

#tbt: “PUMPED UP KICKS” by FOSTER THE PEOPLE

In 2010, I found myself in Los Angeles for some reason; Los Angeles has this incomparable radio station called KROQ, a bastion of alternative rock n’ roll that sets the bar nationally, and shows a lot of love and support for the local music scene.  As I was driving one day, this peculiar song came … Read more #tbt: “PUMPED UP KICKS” by FOSTER THE PEOPLE

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