With a deliciously stutter-stepping rhythm, funky, serpentine guitar lines and a chorus that just won't quit, "Summertime" by Charleston, South Carolina band the High Divers makes a strong bid for a beach-bound playlist.
Friday night's performance at the Old Rock House was a bit outside the norm.
Although they aren't the first pairing that comes to mind when thinking of a big-name tour, Steely Dan and Elvis Costello share a lot in common. Both change genres and lineups more than most folks change socks, and both are consummate showmen, as seen at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre on Wednesday night.
Originally released on the influential 1971 album "Master of Reality," "Solitude" is among Black Sabbath's most eerie compositions. Boston-based musician Marissa Nadler, no stranger to the contemporary metal scene, draws out all the dark mysteries on her cover version.
Now in its 13th year, Forecastle Festival has grown from a small neighborhood event into one of the larger summer music festivals, with tens of thousands of music lovers from all over assembling in Louisville, Kentucky's Waterfront Park on the banks of the Ohio River for three days of live music spread across four large stages.
Inspired by a quote from "On the Road," the new track "Wildfire" by the Mynabirds shows mercurial singer and songwriter Laura Burhenn at her catchiest and artfully fervent best.
Louisville's Forecastle Festival is an annual summer musical event that draws tens of thousands of fans.