Tag: The High Watt

  • Review: Horseshoes & Hand Grenades at The High Watt

    Review: Horseshoes & Hand Grenades at The High Watt

    As Music City haunt The High Watt began to fill with attendees eager to experience Wisconsin-based bluegrass band  Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, the lights above shone down onto the empty stage and illuminated a lone microphone in the center. The five-piece took their positions around the center, tuned up, and jumped right in with a quick-pacing bluegrass […]

  • Album Review: The Original Jenny Whiteley – Jenny Whiteley

    Album Review: The Original Jenny Whiteley – Jenny Whiteley

    The adage “there’s no school like the old school” is a familiar one, and for good reason.  Just like that expression has withstood the test of time, so have the endearing sounds of jangly banjo, acoustic guitar-picking, and old-fashioned southern harmonies. Ontario’s two-time Juno award-winning Americana singer-songwriter Jenny Whiteley has a simple, but powerful old-school […]

  • Live Show Preview: Trevor Sensor at The High Watt on 6/24/16

    Live Show Preview: Trevor Sensor at The High Watt on 6/24/16

    Trevor Sensor is a young man with an old soul. He’s also a young man who possesses a voracious sense of curiosity, which is being amply fed as he travels the country; armed with his trusty guitar Sensor is providing opening support for folk rock band The Staves on a tour which will bring him […]

  • “Hammer and Nail” – New EP from The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers

    “Hammer and Nail” – New EP from The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers

    You might not be familiar with The Staples Singers, but you’re bound to be familiar with their music–the Grammy award winning gospel R&B family band featured patriarch Pops Staples and his children, Cleotha, Pervis, and Mavis (their sister, Yvonne, joined the ensemble when their brother, Pervis, was drafted into the U.S. Army). They are best […]

  • Interview: The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers

    Interview: The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers

    “We’re a party band. We’re there to get wild and dance and stir things up. We don’t sing a bunch of ballads. The goal is to crank things up and make people have a good time,” says Will Wadsworth, singing drummer and founder of Los Angeles-based roots collective The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers, who are […]