As America closes it’s door to nearly everything. Bob Dylan drops his first new material in almost a decade. Murder Most Foul a song about President Kennedy, his murder in Dallas, Texas and more importantly America. In the last months I’ve been thinking perhaps more miracles will not come from Dylan. Nearly every step ofContinue reading “Americana”
Some places are so iconic that they exist only in our memory and on movie sets. Gruene Music Hall is an exception. Nestled on the hill above the Guadalupe River in central Texas this little piece of Americana has the smell, feel and look of everything that is good about Texas, Country Music and America.
This past weekend Whitefish hosted the first Under the Big Sky music festival. On almost every level, musically, organizationally, socially and any other metric you could think of this event was nearly perfect.
I was unfamiliar with Greg Brown before I moved to Montana. I quickly learned that if I was going to be able to chat with any woman who I was remotely interested in I’d best become familiar with his music. Like all good folk prophets, he has the shaky, gravel bar of a voice thatContinue reading ““I think about my children when I look at any child’s face & pray that we will find a way to get with all this amazing grace””
Nearly a decade ago, I lived in Central Montana and opportunities for live music were dismal. Western Montana has just enough to keep my appetite for the experience satiated.