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Amy Ray at Iota Cafe

Posted by Randy Shulman
April 13, 2012 8:49 AM |
In the past dozen years, Amy Ray has released several solo albums in between Indigo Girls records and tours, all informed more by her punk predilection than the sweet harmonious folk bliss of her work with Emily Saliers. As a solo artist Ray is best when she finds the common ground in between punk and folk: usually soft rock, edgy ... [Read]

John Eaton, tonight at Wolf Trap

Posted by Randy Shulman
November 26, 2011 9:44 AM |
The music of Cole Porter and Hoagy Carmichael kicks off this year's three-part series on American pop and jazz standards at Wolf Trap, ably led since 1988 by local jazz veteran and pianist John Eaton. "Indiana On Our Mind" is the name of the program, signifying that both composers were Hoosiers, and referencing Carmichael's composition "Georgia On My Mind." "Night ... [Read]

More than 25 years since his professional recording debut, Michael Feinstein has become something of a gay activist. But he remains best known as a leading interpreter and archivist of the Great American Songbook. In addition to his PBS special on the subject, Feinstein continues to tour in what he told Metro Weekly two years ago is intended as "a ... [Read]