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Jun 7, 2023

Naima Shalhoub

Songs of love, redemption and justice Naima Shalhoub’s first album of original material, Siphr, covers a lot of emotional, geographical and musical ground. It plays...
May 17, 2023

Catch Prichard

The songs of a wandering minstrel  Sawyer Gebauer, the man who records as Catch Prichard, packed up his guitar and left his Wisconsin home when...
May 10, 2023

Django Unchained

The spirit of Django Reinhardt lives on with The Hot Club of San Francisco The Hot Club of San Francisco plays music inspired by guitarist...
May 3, 2023

Adam Spry

Staying in and stretching out When the COVID shutdown hit, Adam Spry had been working as a full-time touring musician for many years. “I’d played...
Apr 26, 2023


Riding on a wave of white light Like many, singer, songwriter and keyboard player Rebecca Mimiaga has been struggling with the difficulties presented by the...
Apr 19, 2023

Nell & Jim Band

Timeless songs of migration, immigration and assimilation  Nell Robinson and Jim Nunally both have roots in America’s deep South, musically and personally. On Western Sun,...
Apr 12, 2023

New Earth Farmers

All one planet, all one family Nicole Storto and Paul Knowles, the songwriters who front New Earth Farmers, met in a record store in Arizona,...
Apr 5, 2023

Crying Time

Hardcore honky-tonk music from Oakland Jill Rogers and Crying Time have been packing Bay Area clubs with their brand of hardcore honky-tonk music for a...