Posts Tagged ‘Jim Stephanson’

More Thoughts on the Wammies Nomination Process and Omissions

My editor suggested in a post yesterday on the Wammies awards ceremony that I might want to add my two cents regarding this year's nominees, and he’s right.  The slate of nominees for the 25th anniversary Wammies contains a familiar ratio of impressive choices, mind-boggling omissions, and troubling mistakes (2008-formed Baltimore band Mama's Black Sheep as “New [...]

Tonight: Hillbilly Jazz Returns to the Surf Club

Local combo Hillbilly Jazz returns to Hyattsville roadhouse the Surf Club tonight.  Hillbilly Jazz was the Thursday night house band there from 2003 until 2009, when this longtime honky-tonk dropped live music and became simply a drinking bar for the neighborhood (that is now mostly Hispanic).  But as noted here, last August Surf Club owner [...]