Ben Phan and his band, the Soul Symphony, are preparing for a release party for their first original album, Dreams in Modern Folk.
Hear classical guitar, chase away the blues and participate in Go Red Day this weekend. Podcast hosted by Vance Pollock.
Local gypsy jazz enthusiasts will come together to celebrate the life and music of Django Reinhardt and everyone’s invited.
Classical, jazz and flamenco guitarist Marc Yaxley will perform at The Episcopal Church of St. John in the Wilderness.
New Orleans (by way of Florida) guitarist/composer/actor/singer Marcel Anton finds a new home (and several stages) in Asheville.
Bensusan’s gorgeous music is hard to pigeonhole, as it draws upon a wealth of styles from Celtic to middle-eastern to jazz and beyond, in a seamless blend that’s definitely more than the sum of its parts. “Astonishing” was the word overheard from the adjoining table, and it fits.
“His name became synonymous with contemporary acoustic guitar genius” — and he plays the Altamont Theatre on Saturday, May 12.
Xpress staffer Russ Keith talks with Widespread guitarist Jimmy Herring. Here’s the full text of their conversation.
Cloaked in secrecy, the instrument has been the subject of widespread anticipation and speculation among guitarists, audiophiles and music lovers of all stripes.
“You’ve got to live the blues to play the blues,” the adage goes. In other words, experience matters—especially when it involves low-down feelings, physical infirmity, hard times, brushes with no-good men or women, and sometimes even drinking Sterno. Zeppelin Murray Photo By Jonathan Welch Zeppelin Murray would seem to defy this principle. First of all, […]