This is an incredibly special episode of The High Note! First, I talk about Mordecai‘s debut album “It’s Never Enough.” Read my blog for info and see Mordecai Wednesday, Aug. 30 at Holocene in Portland. Next, I talk about […]
The legacy of the oldest continually-run outdoor music festival in North America will converge with fellowship, and of course music, at the 56th annual Philadelphia Folk Festival next week. On the third week of August […]
Singer-songwriter Christopher Kent has two songs, “Songs of the Season,” and “Twas The Day Of Thanksgiving” nominated for the 2017 Just Plain Folks Music Awards.
Julie Byrne captured the natural beauty she uncovered during her journey across the country on her transcendent folk album, “Not Even Happiness.”
Valentine’s Day can be full of surprises. Folk-rock band Dawes sent a valentine to its fans in the form of a new live album, “We’re All Gonna Live,” on Tuesday, Feb. 14. Recorded in January in […]
I spent a couple weeks waking up at 5 a.m. and listening to the latest Conor Oberst album “Ruminations.” Here’s what I learned.
Where to begin on such a jam-packed week of amazing music released Friday, Sept. 30? This week we have a little bit of everything from old-time country to prolific piano-driven pop. Be sure to check […]
Pulling off the Pennsylvania Turnpike Northeast Extension at Exit 31, a sign appears as I turn around the bend: “Folk Fest →.” I ease back in my seat, turn the volume up on the stereo […]
Music is like a bookmark for time. It can take you back to a moment or capture an emotional feeling for an entire era. It’s amazing to see the evolution of music and hearing bands […]