Waynestock Seven Highlights the Weekend with Hugs and Great Music

Waynestock started six years ago as a tip of the hat to Wayne Bledsoe who had recently lost his son. Wayne had done so much to help the local music community and they wanted to give back. Not originally planned as a running festival, a second year focused on helping the family of Phil Pollard […]

Rhythm n Blooms 2016, Day 3

So, the excitement builds in anticipation of some of the best artists of the festival – but. But by the last day I’m exhausted. I’ve been up until 2:00 AM each of the first two days and I’m dragging. Urban woman and I enjoy a quiet brunch at 5 Bar listening to a little jazz […]

Rhythm n Blooms Kick-off and Day One

I realize that the sensible journalistic move here would be to do one article re-capping the Rhythm n Blooms Festival: Sum it up, mention a highlight or two, throw in half a dozen photographs and move on. I, however, being neither a proper journalist and some would say not so sensible, just won’t/can’t do it. […]

What I Hope to See at Rhythm n Blooms 2016

As with so many festivals, each participant’s musical selections set them on a personal journey unlikely to be replicated by any other attending fan. We each have different preferences and bring different backgrounds to the shows. We may have seen a large number of the bands or have seen very few. If we’ve seen many […]