HughShows Blog has featured thousands of original live band photos and has conducted over 1000 musician interviews (including Brian Wilson, Mavis Staples, and Bruce Hornsby) since starting. With the original ‘First/Last’ questionnaire, you get a sense of where the musician has come from and where they are going with their artistic expression.
I love the fact that this band was on the bill this year and they included (albeit short and toned down a tad) a signature ‘feedback’ segue in their set…in a BOOKSTORE! More tomorrow…read more ➜
In honor of the band returning tonight to play on a bill with The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart (Kurt is a member of both bands), I am digging in the vaults to display these ‘lost’ images. Having soooo many bands play at rapid succession was kind of mind-numbing by hour two but I would gladly welcome the opportunity again. Hopefully, the tanking economy and…read more ➜
As Nicloe started singing, Moe Tucker immediately came to mind. Her delivery reminded me of The Velvet Underground’s song ‘After Hours’. I also was amazed at how small her hands were. Usually guitar players have skinny hands with loooong fingers, but she has little paws. Sure knows how to use them, though!…read more ➜
This band was BOSS! By’ boss’ I mean surprisingly good. A virtual familyaffair (Dad and Son on ax, daughter on keys and cousin on skins with a family friend on bass) who play incredibly accessible rock and roll music. Love it!…read more ➜
Borders Eastside East Liberty This is always a nice diversion to the big game later in the evening. I have been going for three years now and what a way to spotlight and discover local music. I’ll have much more in the days to come…read more ➜