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Swallow Hill Roots Fest

We did it. We finally went to a Swallow Hill Music Association event. I know, I know, it’s about time. The place has been around 30 years and we just now get around to visiting. I can’t really explain how … Continue reading

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Ode to the Gourds – Part Two

So the Gourds played the Gothic Theater down south of Denver last Saturday night (March 14). I shamed Gracey into coming with me. I’ve been trying to force her to listen to the Gourds for about a year. Truth is, … Continue reading

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Ode to the Gourds (Including a Semi-Review of “Haymaker”)

So I’m listening to the Gourds new CD “Haymaker” this week. This isn’t so much an indepth review of the CD (alright then – here’s the review: It’s good. Go buy it. You don’t really need me to tell you … Continue reading

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Leaving, TX – Anywhere On Good Roads

You know when you share someone’s musical taste, you’re gonna like the music they come up with. So if you like Hayes Carll, Jon Dee Graham, Joe Ely, Robert Earl Keen, and those kinds of guys, Leaving, TX, is right … Continue reading

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Tequila Brad Throws A Big Ole Birthday Party!

Anybody know Tequila Brad down there in Dallas? You might if you go to certain shows in the Dallas area or you visit certain discussion boards (The Drams, The DriveBy Truckers, for example). Well, even if you don’t, you just … Continue reading

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Lucinda Williams – West

There once was a time when, at my house, a new Lucinda Williams record was something of a major event. I’m talking back when she only put out an album every five years or so. Then, after a seemingly endless … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Todd Snider Shows

Front Porch House Concerts, Boulder, March 6, 2007 Soiled Dove, Denver, March 7, 2007 Todd Snider played Colorado last week: March 6 at Front Porch House Concerts in Boulder and March 7 at the larger more commercial Soiled Dove down … Continue reading

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