What is folk music? There are a lot of theories but one thing is certain, and that is that at it's heart is community.
Under dim yellow lights an expectant yet sedate crowd stood waiting. Cans of cold beer and cups of hot tea were set carefully aside as the quartet quietly took the stage and the audience came closer. After a quick and humble hello, the Sea and Cake began to play.
It's always fun when everyone knows the words to the songs being sung, and such was the case Saturday night at the Duck Room at Blueberry Hill.
I wear my sunglasses at night, so I can see the Sleigh Bells stage without risking blindness. What more would you expect from a band with amplifiers stacked to the ceiling than a strobe-lit show jarring enough to induce epileptic seizure?
Upon entering the parking lot of the Firebird Friday night, there was an unexpectedly large amount of people, and a long line that reached clear out the door and into the lot.
Frontier Ruckus writes brokenhearted songs for the lonely. Most think this doesn't go well with a Friday night, but with some help from their friends they proved that sometimes it feels damn good to feel damn bad.