John Hall (Orleans, The John Hall Band, Congress) “Reclaiming My Time” is John Hall’s sixth solo record, in addition to the 18 albums he recorded with his band Orleans. The title is a phrase used in Congress (where Hall spent 4 years) after being interrupted. It’s also an allusion to the music he might have written and played during ten years in elective office. Supporting musicians include … Read More

Phoebe Legere

PHOEBE LEGERE “A charismatic showman who works the audience with the razor edged skill of a veteran comic poking, teasing, and caressing it with clever turns of phrase both musical and verbal…She plays the piano with enormous authority in a style that encompasses Chopin, blues, ragtime, bebop and beyond, and she brings to her vocal delivery a four and a … Read More

Joe Deninzon & Stratospheerius

“As at home in the world of Grappelli and O’Conner as he is in the world of Steve Vai and Jimi Hendrix, Joe Deninzon may very well be our next national violin treasure!!” -Jedd Beaudoin, Sea of Tranquility pronounced “Den-in-Zone” Joe Deninzon has been hailed by critics as “The Jimi Hendrix of the Violin,” because of his innovative style on … Read More

The Yardbirds

  The Yardbirds features a lineup of innovative and legendary musicians— notably, of course the Yardbirds’ leader/drummer/singer/co-founder Jim McCarty, guitarist Godfrey Townsend (John Entwistle, Alan Parsons, Todd Rundgren, Ann Wilson of Heart, Jack Bruce, Mark Farner, Christopher Cross, Flo and Eddie, and Dave Mason) bassist Kenny Aaronson (Bob Dylan, Hall & Oates, Billy Idol, Derringer, Joan Jett), singer/harpist/percussionist Myke Scavone … Read More

Dean Friedman

Dean Friedman, one of the pre-eminent songwriters of his generation, announces the release of his ninth studio album, “American Lullaby” – on August 27th 2021 on Friedman’s Real Life Records label. Friedman will be premiering the album with a six-night “virtual” show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival titled, “Dean Friedman’s American Lullaby,” running August 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, … Read More

Sharon Katz & the Peace Train and The multicultural and Grammy-nominated South African band Sharon Katz & The Peace Train helped Nelson Mandela end Apartheid, and continue to spread the message of peace and reconciliation through music all over the world.   The group made history in 1992 when they formed and produced South Africa’s first, 500-voice multiracial choir, and then organized a courageous … Read More

Sonic Voyage Fest Photos and Photo art and logos at: target=”_blank”> Created Memorial Day 2015 by three incredible bands: Circuline, and Shadow Eden & Stratospheerius, Sonic Voyage Fest’s purpose is to create a night of music that dazzles with virtuosity, ignites the senses, and pushes boundaries. Writes ProgSheet’s editor John A. Wilcox, “Sonic Voyage Fest was like General Tso’s chicken: spicy, filling, … Read More


Now in its 46th year of live performances, Orleans has produced a body of work spanning 16 albums and several DVDs. The band’s music is still being heard on national radio and TV, and continues to influence new generations. Live, the band has performed with Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Little Feat and more recently Christopher Cross, Firefall, Poco, Al Stewart, Ambrosia and— … Read More

Firefall Very few legendary rock groups boasting a string of 1970s’ hits contain three original members over four decades later. Even fewer have a new album that vividly captures the sound and power of their best-known classics. Firefall has both. That’s reason for serious celebration from their loyal fans. “It’s time,” says Jock Bartley, Firefall’s lead guitarist … Read More

David LaDuke

I’ve been a cheerleader for a range of independent Midwestern rock stars through the years. One was Louisville, Kentucky’s David LaDuke. His energetic hard rock & roll guitar and screeching lead vocals adorning meat and potatoes’ songs excited me. I still love his unique blend of 1970s’ guitar Zeppelin meets Elvis Presley’s stylings. Yearnful, intimate, rocking. To quote Soundtrack Journal, … Read More