Tag: blues music

  • Premiere: “Anywhere But America, Part One” by JC Brooks Band

    Premiere: “Anywhere But America, Part One” by JC Brooks Band

    It’s been said that there’s no place like home, but what exactly is home? And, when you feel like you don’t belong, or can be eradicated or ejected from a place at any time, is that really home? Chicago-based singer JB Brooks and his new project, the JC Brooks Band, explores this idea in his […]

  • Interview: Greyhounds

    Interview: Greyhounds

    “There’s always been a connection between Texas and Tennessee,” opines Andrew Trube, co-founder of Austin-based blues rock outfit Greyhounds. “Most Texans are from Tennessee originally—in the 1880s my ancestors wrote ‘GTT’ on the front door and took off. ‘GTT’ means ‘Gone To Texas,’ and when the tax man came looking, they’d see that on the […]

  • Interview: The Reverend Shawn Amos

    Interview: The Reverend Shawn Amos

    Interviews are conducted to learn and share someone’s story; in the case of The Reverend Shawn Amos, there are a million narratives from which to choose from a man who has lived several lifetimes already. The son of business magnate Wally “Famous” Amos who had music industry roots, and former nightclub singer Shirlee Ellis, Amos […]