Music

The recesses of unconscious

Sam Amidon wears headphones a lot, although a lot less than he used to. Think of them like a stethoscope and Amidon the physician,...

Al Stewart’s cast of characters

In April of this year, Al Stewart was awarded A Lifetime Achievement Award at the BBC2 Radio Folk Awards ceremony.  These events are usually bittersweet...

Mabon celebration returns to Planet Bluegrass

In the ancient Gaelic world, Mabon was the time to celebrate the autumn equinox, that mysterious day on the calendar when sunlight and darkness...

Takács Quartet and Boulder Phil deliver a classical double-header

Boulder will see a classical-music double-header Sunday, Sept. 24 as the Takács Quartet and the Boulder Philharmonic both open their seasons the same day. The...

The many lives of a young Vagabon

"I’m talking to you like you’re my therapist,” Laeticia Tamko says toward the end of our sprawling phone conversation. She’s open, yes, but it’s...

Jimmy Herring’s event horizon

Is that lawnmower bothering you?” Jimmy Herring asks during our phone interview a few weeks ago. “There’s a guy cutting the grass next door,...

Mozart, movies and more at the Dairy

Some of Boulder’s best musicians want to see you at the Dairy. That’s the punning implication of the new series CU@The Dairy, presented jointly by...

Beyond politics

If you’ve ever heard any of Jason Isbell’s songs, chances are you know what he believes. The acclaimed singer-songwriter is known for being direct,...

A most delicate anguish

When David Bowie died, Seu Jorge found himself in a unique position to pay tribute, even though he hardly knew the man and his...

Just a kid with a nylon string guitar

Since 2004, Session Americana has been a rotating collective of some of the best, albeit least well known, players in American folk. The Boston-based...

Getting to Yes

For those prog fans who may not have known, Rick Wakeman, arguably the most accomplished of the classic generation of prog keyboardists (still drawing...

A tale of parked cars, cows and bad puns

It’s unlikely that Planet Bluegrass head honcho Craig Ferguson is going to start wearing a 10-gallon hat and pointy boots any time soon or...
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