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The Lone Bellow – Wednesday, April 2 Playing what they call “Brooklyn country music,” The Lone Bellow (lead singer and songwriter Zach Williams, singer and mandolin player Kanene Dohehey Pipkin, and singer/guitarist Brian Elmquist) are a group of transplanted Southerners who deliver a passionate, soulful, acoustic-based alternative rock Americana. The band began after Williams’ wife was involved in a serious accident that left her temporarily paralyzed from the neck down. While hoping and waiting for her recovery (she did recover), Williams began writing a set of haunting songs that dealt with tragedy, hope, and redemption. Dwight Twilley & Pezband: The American Power Pop Tour – Saturday, May 10 Twilley is best known for his iconic hits through the decades like “I’m On Fire” (1975), “Girls” (1984) and the classic ballad “Why You Wanna Break My Heart” featured in the motion picture Wayne’s… Read More >

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Last Night’s Show: America at Rams Head Onstage in Annapolis

Since 1970, America has been taking their music on the road for over 100 shows a year (do the math, that’s 43 years).  Last night’s show at the quaint Rams Head Onstage venue was the latest stop. Gerry and Dewey exchanged some of their most intimate stories including the night before where they spent an evening watching David Mason perform on the same stage. They joked that they even had music from this century. Indeed they do! America released a collection of interpretations of songs by other songwriters, which they jokingly said; “We wish we had written them!” From their album “Back Pages” Joni Mitchell’s “Woodstock” was an amazing arrangement.  “We are stardust. We are golden.” The highlight of the night was their song Sandman. The song was a vivid reminder of the turbulent Vietnam era, something everyone in the… Read More >

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