Josh Ritter is simultaneously a music writer's sweetest dream and worst nightmare. His highly narrative and hook-laden songs capture audiences with their stories of angels, devils, gods, nightmares, dreams, historical figures, animals and lost loves.
Playing for a sold-out crowd at Chicago's Lincoln Hall, Shuggie Otis put on a captivating performance that reiterated why he is often consider a musical genius.
Even before the first note was played, it was clear that this concert at Jazz at the Bistro would be a night of laughter and upbeat sounds.
Blues and rock collided in the best way possible Saturday night, April 13, at the Gramophone.
Widespread Panic has an uncommon style of set creation show by show, touring extensively but never repeating a set, which was likely much more difficult before they had produced more than 11 studio albums worth of original music across over a quarter of a century.
After building anticipation to great heights with an aborted '05 tour and a subsequent hiatus, Garbage finally made its way back to the Show Me State. Touting an excellent new album and a sold-out show, the band eclipsed expectations as the first song's chords rang out.
Sun shines fierce on Kansas City's Country Club Plaza. The business district bustles with affluent types and prom-goers.