Bonnaroo

  • Trousdale Revisit Their Roots and Get Acquainted with New Musical Friends on Out Of My Mind Deluxe

    Last month LA-based, country-tinged folk-pop trio Trousdale stole the show with a 45-minute set opening The Met for Aussie blues-rockers The Teskey Brothers.  Trousdale’s musical journey began when the three University of Southern California students (now alum) — Quinn D’Andrea, Georgia Greene, and Lauren Jones – went viral on...
  • Bonny Light Horseman: “Philly’s got our back!” (6/20 at Union Transfer)

    This Thursday, 6/20, folk supergroup Bonny Light Horseman are bringing their brand-new double album (and first for Jagjaguwar), Keep Me On Your Mind/See You Free, to Union Transfer.  While the trio – comprised of Josh Kaufman, Eric D. Johnson, and Anais Mitchell – have played the City of Brotherly...
  • Friko Talk Debut LPs (11/27 at KFN)

    Last week, Chicago duo Friko – comprised of vocalist/guitarist/songwriter Niko Kapetan and drummer Bailey Minzenberger – announced the release of their debut LP, Where we’ve been, Where we go from here, which is set to hit shelves February 16th.  The announcement came alongside their drop of lead single, “Crashing...
  • Wild Rivers on Their Year on the Road (10/5 at UT)

    A year ago, to the day, Canadian indie folk trio Wild Rivers graced the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection with a sold-out show at The Foundry, shortly after recording their sophomore LP, Sidelines.  The album, which dropped this February on Nettwerk, was characterized by Wonderland as, “sure...
  • ZZ Ward Talks About Hats, The Beatles, and Candy… Well, Two out of Three

    The other night on Twitter, I invited ZZ Ward fans to tweet me questions they might have, in preparation for my latest chat with the chanteuse whose personal blend of soul, blues, and rock has earned the moniker “dirty shine.”  To my surprise, Ms. Ward herself wanted to get...