PREVIEW: THE VERVE PIPE at CITY WINERY on 4/22/18

Internationally-acclaimed multi-platinum rock band The Verve Pipe has been making music for the last 25 years; known for cranking out stellar songs, they’re widely known for their massive 1997 hit “The Freshmen,” which made those of us who were freshmen around that time swoon whenever we heard it—and, it still has that same emotional effect…

PREVIEW: BRETT DENNEN at CITY WINERY on 2/27/18

“I’m trying something new this time,” reveals folk-rock singer/songwriter Brett Dennen of his decision to release two EPs this year instead of abiding by the industry’s one-album-every-two-years standard. “I’ve noticed, since my first record, it works for a while to out 10 or 12 or 14 songs every two or three years, and I’ll still…

PREVIEW: THE CACTUS BLOSSOMS at CITY WINERY on 12/5/15

Blood harmony: when people who are closely related, like siblings, sing together, the similarities in the voices make them blend so beautifully, it adds a special dimension to the sound, making listening a truly magical experience. Meet Page Burkum and Jack Torrey, a literal band of brothers who together are known as The Cactus Blossoms.  Born…