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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.

Image of the Day-“Kurt Cobain’s Cardigan”

Garfield Artworks Larryville Cool show at the GA (which it seems like forever since I’ve been there-March of last year: The Swimmers and Hallelujah The Hills). I’ll have more on this show in the coming days…

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Image of the Day-“Sometimes I See You on The Lawn”

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…

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Image of the Day-“Heavy Eyes”

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…

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Image of the Day-“We Could Be Dancing”

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!…

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Image of the Day-“Silence Like Crystal”

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!…

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Image of the Day-“Alternative Souper Bowl”

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…

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Meeting Of Important People Friday January 23, 2009 Brillobox Larryville

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Image of the Day-“Bad Person”

Meeting Of Important People Friday January 23, 2009 Brillobox Larryville…

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