forming in Santa Cruz, California in 2002, the group had steadily improved as it developed its rollicking brand of rootsy acoustic music (which draws from bluegrass, country, jazz and pop) over the course of three studio albums — a 2002 selftitled debut, Longjohns, Boots, And A Belt.
Most musicians want to be known. Some even want photos of their faces plastered across the covers of high-profile music magazines and lining the walls of teenagers’ bedrooms. The allure of “celebrity” often fuels the desire to keep creating. Slow Magic, however, is an anomaly.
It’s National Western Stock Show time in Colorado, so to keep the rodeo going pull on your cowboy boots and hit the Grizzly Rose for a night of country music with Aaron Watson. In his 12-year career Watson has toured all over the world, and his albums have appeared on the Billboard top 200 charts.
Beethoven, Mozart, Chopin, Tchaikovsky. The most popular names of classical music have one thing in common: they’re all men. On Jan. 21 The Dairy Center for the Arts is paying homage to the lesser-known women in classical music.
Redfield, 31, grew up a preacher’s son in small, humble and peaceful Minnesota and Nebraska towns, and is quick to quote memes about the morality of work, such as “Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress; working hard for something we love is called passion.
Don’t be fooled by the shakos and tuxedo jackets, this isn’t your high school pep rally, it’s MarchFourth Marching Band. The almost-20-person band features a five-piece percussion corps and six-part brass section along with more traditional rock band elements.
Harris grew up in Philadelphia and has spent his life in the hiphop community. Grass Roots Project is his third dance company after Rennie Harris Puremovement and his training company Rennie Harris R.H.A.W. The new group came along when Harris wanted to start something with a West Coast vibe.
with Sheppard channeling Thom Yorke’s delicate falsetto overtop. But listeners are quickly introduced to the scope of Sheppard’s vocal range as he takes on a rich baritone that belies the recent college grad’s age. The result is stripped, poignant and ethereal.