Posts Tagged ‘Clarence Carter’

International and Roots Music Roundup: Bamboleo, Shonen Knife, Bluebird Fest

Are you curious about rock music’s influence in Asia? This weekend offers a couple of examples, plus a rare visit from a Cuban band, a return visit from a soul music veteran, and more.
Friday September 24
Los Angeles band Dengue Fever has a Cambodian lead singer, Chhom Nimol, and instrumentalists in love with 1960s Khmer rock [...]

Live Southern Soul Saturday and Sunday

There’s a big Southern soul show outdoors at the grounds of  Lamonts, in Pomonkey, Maryland near the Wilson Bridge,  today, Saturday, at 2 p.m. featuring veteran r’n’b performer Clarence Carter (“Patches,” Slip Away,”and “Strokin' fame), Roy C. ,  Miss Jody , locals the Hardway Connection and more.  You won’t find this event in the listings in [...]

Southern Soul Concert Friday and Interview with Participant Mel Waiters

There is a whole genre’s worth of performers who draw large crowds throughout the American South (and parts of the North) and who sell a sizeable amount of music, but rarely get mainstream media press, rock website attention, or airplay on stations that program for younger folks. I’m talking Chitlin Circuit soul aka Southern Soul. [...]