Sean Harrison-‘Halfway From Nashville’ Album Review

Halfway From Nashville “All the songs that I write are about schmucks and losers, I guess autobiography is my chosen form,” Sean Harrison sings in the opening title track of this charmingly quirky collection that lyrically mines the golden, literary territory of Townes Van Zandt, John Prine, Tom T. Hall and Guy Clark, while musically moving with ease from classic country, accompanied by weepy steel guitar, to skillful splashes of … Continue reading Sean Harrison-‘Halfway From Nashville’ Album Review

D.L. Marble talks about musical heroes, struggles growing up without a father and Namm 2017!

Country, Americana and Rock and roll artist D.L. Marble took some time out of his busy schedule to talk with us at Music Matters Magazine! Check out what D.L. had to say and be sure to check out the official website and the band’s upcoming NAMM Nissan Grand stage performance! D.L. Marble NAMM Nissan Grand Plaza Thursday, January 19, 2017 12:00pm to 12:40pm MMM: First … Continue reading D.L. Marble talks about musical heroes, struggles growing up without a father and Namm 2017!

Ohio/Indiana Based Band, The Acre Brothers Release “So Many Roads”

 The Acre Brothers are an Indiana/Ohio based band whose unique sound is derived from southern American roots  with influences rock and roll, blues and country music. The band is made up of Ben Cole (vocals/guitar), Nathan Dillon (guitar/vocals), Mardi Raun (bass), Brian Gill (keyboards/vocals) and Kristin Olson (drums). The Acre Brothers just released there first collection of originals on an EP titled “So Many Roads”. … Continue reading Ohio/Indiana Based Band, The Acre Brothers Release “So Many Roads”

JD and the Straight Shot support Joe Walsh on “Walsh TOOR” 2016

The legendary Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh just recently set out on his solo “Walsh TOOR” 2016. Playing in support of Joe on this tour is americana/folk band, JD and the Straight Shot. If you are planning on attending one of the Joe Walsh tour dates below, you will want to make sure that you arrive early enough to catch this very talented group of musicians. … Continue reading JD and the Straight Shot support Joe Walsh on “Walsh TOOR” 2016

Buckle Up Music Festival Returns in 2016 at New Location

After a year’s hiatus following the debut of the Buckle Up Music Festival in 2014, the festival will be moving to Blue Ash, Ohio in 2016 and is going to be even bigger and better than ever. The 2014 festival featured acts such as Willie Nelson, Alabama, Alison Krauss, The Band Perry and many others. This years lineup is promised to be packed full of … Continue reading Buckle Up Music Festival Returns in 2016 at New Location

CD Review: Dale Watson “Call Me Insane”

If you are looking for a down to earth true and traditional artist, you have certainly found that in Dale Watson. Watson is a singer of Texas/Americana music. Some people may classify him as country but in previous interviews Dale has asked to not call him country because it gives current mainstream listeners the wrong impression of his music by today’s country standards. I would … Continue reading CD Review: Dale Watson “Call Me Insane”