It’s alllllllll over, and John Powhida International Airport — after trouncing each night of competition since their preliminary round — were crowned the victors of the 2011 Rock ‘N’ Roll Rumble. Continue reading
Church’s upcoming New England Americana Festival transports you back to a simpler time in our country’s musical history. When all you really needed was a hollow body and a full bottle to do somethin’ somethin’. That mythic golden age of song and sauce, known only as … right about now. Catch a preview of the upcoming showcase of up-rooted Roots groups, featuring the finest of the facial-haired hoe-downers, and the goldest of the golden-voiced folk crooners, such as the Hub’s own Old Jack and Joe Fletcher. Leather boots and iron livers are highly recommended.
[Sun. 3.13.11. 69 Kilmarnock St., Boston. 617.236.7600. 7pm/21+/$8. churchofboston.com]
This is what happens when you leave the Wayback Machine plugged in overnight: You get OldJack, who seems to have perfected every trick in the classic rock handbook. Bluesy guitars, wailing organs and a trio of soul-mama backup singers? We must be in the ’70s… Don’t touch anything! Continue reading