Monthly Archives: July 2014

Steve Earle – Pete Seeger Tribute – July 21, 2014

Steve Earle  – Pete Seeger Tribute, Central Park Summerstage  -  July 21, 2014 “New Songs of Justice” was the name of this segment of the Seeger-palooza that his death earlier this year unleashed on the summer programming.  The acts kept … Continue reading

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Robert Cray / James Carter Organ Trio – July 17, 2014

Robert Cray / James Carter Organ Trio  -  World Financial Center  -  July 17, 2014 This venue is trying to change its name to Brookfield Place; they copped some cred by putting on this two-day blues festival, so I’ll mildly … Continue reading

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Link Montana – July 14, 2014

Link Montana  -  Nauset Beach Gazebo  -  July 14, 2014 I love coming across pearls of quality in unassuming distant remote venues, and the parking lot of Nauset Beach in the town of Orleans on Cape Cod is the latest.  … Continue reading

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Jon Batiste / Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – June 29, 2014

Jon Batiste / Hypnotic Brass Ensemble  -  Central Park Summerstage  –   June 29, 2014 While I’m not always crazy about how the Summerstage logistics affect both my personal comfort and access to sketching, for this one I just plastered … Continue reading

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Ethel & Kaki King – June 24, 2014

Ethel & Kaki King  -  Winter Garden  -  June 24, 2014 The Ethel string quartet seem to be in it mostly for fun, not to say that they haven’t mastered both their instruments and the ensemble sensibility.  So what better … Continue reading

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