NASHVILLE BOOGIE TICKETS ARE ON SALE!

I don’t know about y’all, but I’m getting geared up for this year’s Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender–May 2016 will be here before you know it, and I’m ready to paint my lips and the town red! “But Susan, what is this Nashville Boogie Weekender of which you speak?” you may ask.  Well, Nashville Boogie is a massive…

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…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with THE DESLONDES

“You don’t really know where you’re from ’til you leave, you know?  Living in New Orleans for the years we have, you don’t realize what all you’ve learned until you leave and do it different places,” says Missouri native Riley Downing, frontman for five-piece band The Deslondes, on their adopted hometown.  “It’s definitely got its own flavor. …

PREVIEW: POKEY LaFARGE at MERCY LOUNGE on 4/22/15

Y’ALL!!!  St. Louis-based roots music master Pokey LaFarge is celebrating the release of his newest record, Something In The Water, at Mercy Lounge on Wednesday, April 22nd, joined by Margo and the Pricetags and Rachael Davis.  Saying that I’m excited about this show just might be the understatement of the century. I’ve mentioned before that I believe I was born in…