Blues Rock

The Black Keys – ‘“Let’s Rock”’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Alysse Gafkjen With their latest release, the Black Keys already begin messing with our heads before we’ve even listened to a single note. The album’s title, “Let’s Rock”, appears on the cover exactly that way – in quotes. Just what are we supposed to make of this? The phrase itself is both generic… Read more

The Raconteurs – ‘Help Us Stranger’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Vance Powell When last we left our heroes the Raconteurs more than a decade ago, they had scored two gold albums and a hit single, “Steady as She Goes”, lead singer and multi-instrumentalist Jack White was still half of the White Stripes, and Raconteurs co-lead Brendan Benson was also plowing forward with his… Read more

Queens County Roots at Shrine World Music Venue 5/25/19

Queens County Roots Jesse Perez (lead vocals), Marlon Hurt (guitar/vocals),  Chris Glover (drums) & Hope Johnson (keyboard) Website: www.queenscountyroots.com Photos by: Lisa Holahan

Hozier – ‘Wasteland, Baby!’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Rachael Wright In 2013, when Irish musician and songwriter Andrew Hozier-Bryne a.k.a Hozier pleaded “Take Me to Church” on his debut single, the effect proved to be the reverse, as legions of music listeners around the world made him the new rock deity. The song topped multiple international charts, and in the U.S…. Read more

Experience Hendrix Tour 2019

Performance Roster: Featuring Billy Cox (from Jimi Hendrix Experience / Band Of Gypsys), Joe Satriani, Dave Mustaine (from Megadeth), Jonny Lang, Dweezil Zappa, Eric Johnson, Dug Pinnick (from King’s X), Chris Layton (from Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble), Mato Nanji (from Indigenous), Kenny Aronoff, Henri Brown, and Kevin McCormick. XCITE CENTER AT PARX CASINO Bensalem, PA Website: www.experiencehendrixtour.com Photos by: Steve Trager  

Queens County Roots: ‘Stereo’ Debut EP

Pictured from left to right: Alex Fedorow (bass), Jesse Maxwell (lead vocals), Marlon Hurt, (guitar/vocals), Chris Glover (drums), Not Pictured: Hope Johnson (Keyboard)  The self-proclaimed blues rock band with a pop twist, Queens County Roots, is playing shows during this spring and summer throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, Harlem and of course, Queens, in support of their… Read more

Julian Lage – ‘Love Hurts’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Nathan West Julian Lage is a jazz guitarist that works his rock and blues roots into music in extremely masterful ways. Lage’s new album, Love Hurts, is no exception to his skill and mastery. While this album is instrumental jazz, it is extremely palatable to all listeners who enjoy music. Compared to his… Read more

Queens County Roots at Arlene’s Grocery 8/25/18

Queens County Roots Jesse Perez (lead vocals), Marlon Hurt (guitar/vocals), Alex Fedorow (bass), Chris Glover (drums), Hope Johnson (keyboard) Website: www.queenscountyroots.com Photos by: Lisa Holahan