October 14, 2010 - 9:07am
Some of the best contemporary singing and songwriting was on display at Skull Alley Wednesday night -- Vandaveer opening for Chicago-based Joe Pug and his Hundred Mile Band.
I sometimes worry about overselling acts that I review; afterall, I have certain tastes in music that I don't expect everyone to share. That being said, if you were to be in the same room with Vandaveer and Joe Pug as they performed -- and didn't like them -- there might be something wrong with...
September 19, 2010 - 2:09pm
Opener Vandeveer set the stage in fine style for Mark Olson's show at the Rudyard Kipling Saturday night.
I think I just made up my own genre of music with "power folk" but I wanted to communicate the strength and verve of the sound that opening band Vandeveer creates, followed by the stirring lyrical prowess of Mark Olson, who mixed up a beautiful set of new music, along with Jayhawks...