Danielle Miraglia & The Glory Junkies at the Fallout Shelter

SHOW REVIEW: Danielle Miraglia is like a musical butterfly who's been granted unlimited creative metamorphoses. Even her musical chrysalis stage was a surprise emergence. Unlike so many Boston artists who attended one of the city's many music schools, Miraglia went to Emerson College, graduating with a creative writing degree. Though she owned an acoustic guitar … Continue reading Danielle Miraglia & The Glory Junkies at the Fallout Shelter

Scott Damgaard — “Hidin’ Out on Titan”

ALBUM COVER ART COURTESY OF SIDEWALK CAFE PUBLISHING ALBUM REVIEW: Scott Damgaard's songwriting is prolific, and he draws on and reflects so many influences it is hard to imagine how he can keep it all whirring in his head. His new album, “Hidin’ Out On Titan,” weaves together the threads masterfully. What emerges is an … Continue reading Scott Damgaard — “Hidin’ Out on Titan”

David Champagne’s Agnostic Gospel II CD release party

SHOW REVIEW: There is a fine line between genius and insanity, and David Champagne stomps all over that sucker with every album! On the latest installment of  his socially and spiritually charged songbook, “Agnostic Gospel II: Bad Choices Make Good Stories,” Champagne offers further proof of this aesthetic balancing act. And this became resoundingly clear … Continue reading David Champagne’s Agnostic Gospel II CD release party

Sub Rosa Songwriting Retreat Revue at Passim

SHOW REVIEW An inspiring creative energy abounds each year when the 20-plus musicians who attended the previous summer's Sub Rosa Songwriting Retreat at Three-Mile Island on New Hampshire’s Lake Winnipesaukee reassemble in January to share from the more than 60 songs created there. The usual drill on the island is that, by day, the musicians … Continue reading Sub Rosa Songwriting Retreat Revue at Passim

Session Americana winter residency at Lizard Lounge

SHOW REVIEW: Session Americana's live shows are like a musical carousel — around and around they go, where they'll stop nobody knows. The centerpiece is always a small tabletop affixed with microphones below the tabletop for the group's acoustic instruments and above with a shared vocal mic that is pushed from side to side, singer … Continue reading Session Americana winter residency at Lizard Lounge