Category Archives: Americana

Show Review: The Hackensaw Boys w/ The Founding Fathers

It’s not every day that one looks forward to the opening act more than the headliner, but that was me on Friday, July 8 at the State Theater in Falls Church, VA where The Founding Fathers warmed up the crowd … Continue reading

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Delfest 2011: Meeting of the Mandolins

Not counting the mud, I came away from this year’s Delfest with a new respect for Ted Lehman and his intrepid blogging of bluegrass festivals all over the country. My dreams of daily Delfest reporting were met with the realities … Continue reading

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CD Review: The Woodshedders “O Dig”

The Woodshedders latest release and second studio album “O Dig” presents a carousel of songs, moving from Americana to gypsy jazz, through island breezes and acoustic funk. Dwayne Brooke has written a bevy of fine songs for this album, and … Continue reading

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Spotlight On: Andrew McKnight

Pulling inspiration from the very ground of his Shenandoah Valley home, Andrew McKnight infuses his music with deep respect for the land and the simple joys of life.  I first heard Andrew in concert at Notaviva Vineyards in Purcellville, VA, … Continue reading

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