Normally this time of year, I’d be prepping my Hulaween preview article.  This fantastic festival was scheduled for October 22-25 but like so many other events has been cancelled due to the coronavirus. My fourth Hulaween was 2018 and I had just started getting into video when I went allContinue Reading

This album is a great finale to the Immigrance 2019 tour in much the same way North Sea was in 2018 for the 2-year Culcha Vulcha tour. The production values are stellar with extra clear engineering nearly on par with studio album. The audience sound is notable in that itContinue Reading

For, 2019 was a remarkable year that is recapped here.  I apologize in advance for the self-serving nature but it was definitely a year like no other in my experience based on a combination of personal music achievements and fantastic music events.  It was a huge year for fourContinue Reading

This recap of this show from the House of Blues is primarily authored by Vincent Poinsot, an expert superfan. The set list and lineup are shown below. Even Us – Embossed is becoming a nice set opener especially in smaller, enclosed venues. The first part is played as on theContinue Reading

This was Snarky Puppy’s first ever visit to Portsmouth and the crowd was enthusiastic at the start and immediately quieted down for the opener Even Us. The show had a balance of four songs from Immigrance and four classics. You can buy the full recording here – Portsmouth Live Snarky.Continue Reading

Providence was the band’s first stop on the U.S. tour and the first time back here in 13 years. It was also the first time Coven and While We’re Young were on a live recording set list. You can buy the full recording here at Providence LiveSnarky. Before giving theContinue Reading

Snarky Puppy released their Grammy-winning album Culcha Vulcha in April 2016 and then spent the better part of two years touring the world in support of that album. During that time, the band recorded approximately 64 of those shows and made them available to fans to purchase and I haveContinue Reading

This is the first, hopefully of many, of fan recaps and reviews covering Snarky Puppy’s Immigrance world tour. Many thanks to Tai Suzuki, a fan and friend I met at the GroundUP Music Festival 2017 who provided this entire recap. He really did a great job and hope you enjoyContinue Reading

STIG, an Asheville-based progressive jazz funk fusion band will make a ATL-area appearance at the Moonshadow Tavern in Tucker on February 18. This will be part of a 6-night run with Chachuba through the Southeast. We’re always looking for new funk to listen to so I jumped on the chanceContinue Reading

Eric Gales is a unique talent and he brought his band to a packed house at Terminal West, Atlanta last week. Gales truly is a bluesman as he unabashedly tells his story during his live sets – in and out of prison, drug addiction and hard times. He’s singing andContinue Reading