Tonight offers fans of old-school blues, soul, and rockabilly some interesting choices. Strathmore is presenting “Blues at the Crossroads: Robert Johnson Centennial Concert.” The show features Colorado jam band Big Head Todd & the Monsters performing with special blues guests David “Honeyboy” Edwards, Hubert Sumlin, and Cedric Burnside and Lightnin’ Malcolm. These folks all worked on [...]
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If folk music’s prime currency is authenticity, Langhorne Slim might well earn some crooked eyebrows. Classically trained at the SUNY-Purchase conservatory, Sean Scolnik donned loafers and floppy hat and named himself after his hometown in the tradition of all those rail-hoppin’ ramblers who used to do that. The blogosphere gobbled up this aesthetic and and [...]
From Friday's Tapes 'n Tapes show with opening acts Wild Light and The Subjects.
In advance of their appearance on Friday at the Rock N Roll Hotel, I caught up with the bass player for Tapes 'n Tapes by phone. Erik [pictured, far left] was kind enough to field questions while on a much deserved break from touring.