more by Geoff Kelly
[COUNTRY] What a voice Ashley McBryde has—not just her singing but her songwriting. The Arkansas native’s “A Little Dive Bar in Dahlonega” was named one of the 54 best songs of 2017 by Jon Pareles of the New York Times, and for good reason.
[LECTURE] “The lush and buttery nature of Zak’s paintings seduces me,” Skylar Borgstrom says of fellow artist Sara Zak. “I literally cannot stop staring, analyzing.
[JAZZ] Trumpeter Byron Stripling’s CV reads like the index of a jazz history textbook: He has toured and recorded with Dizzy Gillespie, Gerry Mulligan, Sonny Rollins, Woody Herman, Paquito D’Rivera, and Lionel Hampton, to pull just a half dozen names from the list.
The Public Record: The Democratic Dominoes
Who will be the next chair of the Erie County Legislature, and other political notes
[AMERICANA] Last year the Steam Donkeys marked the 40th anniversary of The Band’s Last Waltz, and the 25th anniversary of the formation of the Steam Donkeys themselves, with a local-star-studded show at the Sportsmen’s Tavern.