Mike Ledbetter tribute, benefit comes to Bull Run

Mike Ledbetter performs at the White Mountain Boogie and Blues Festival in Thornton, N.H. When flourishing blues star Mike Ledbetter died suddenly and unexpectedly at 33 after a medical emergency at his Elgin, Illinois, home in January, the repercussions were felt deeply throughout the blues world. Ledbetter was an extraordinary singer and a multi-instrumentalist in … Continue reading Mike Ledbetter tribute, benefit comes to Bull Run

Duke Levine finds the ‘Super Sweet’ spot — it’s the ’70s

Duke Levine takes a ride back in the time machine to play the songs of his youth in his Super Sweet Sounds of the ’70s showcases. When he launched the showcase as a change of pace in the fall of 2017, Duke Levine didn’t realize precisely what he was getting himself him into. Now, the … Continue reading Duke Levine finds the ‘Super Sweet’ spot — it’s the ’70s

Dennis Brennan Band hitting pause button on this LP

Dennis Brennan performs during his band's long-running residency at the Lizard Lounge in Cambridge. For lovers of Boston music, Hump Day is about to become more like Harumph Day. For an extended time at least, we will no longer be able to depend on the midweek medicine that is the Dennis Brennan Band residency at … Continue reading Dennis Brennan Band hitting pause button on this LP