Tag: tour

  • Tips for Troubadour Travel From Lauren Pratt

    A captivating voice, haunting imagery, and vivid narratives: this describes Lauren Pratt the singer-songwriter.  But how about Lauren Pratt, the traveling artist? Mother Church Pew is proud to present Pratt’s tips for the road, told in her own voice: Photo Credit: Shelby Nicole Goldsmith From Lauren:  If you’re a traveling troubadour (I can’t believe I’m […]

  • Interview: Charley Crockett

    Interview: Charley Crockett

    If to travel is to live, Charley Crockett is immortal. From his humble beginnings in south Texas, the multi-faceted Crockett has been all over the planet, playing his music for anyone who would listen. “When I was a teenager my mama got me a guitar from a pawn shop. I was going back and forth […]

  • Off The Stage: JD McPherson

    Off The Stage: JD McPherson

    For most casual fans of music, the forty-five minutes that a band spends on the stage is all they can see. However, when the guitar cases are closed and the venue’s floor is littered with empty beer cans and trash, most bands load their gear into the van and return back to their normal lives. […]

  • Interview: The Novel Ideas

    Interview: The Novel Ideas

    “There’s something about a sad country song sung in a sad way that moves me more than anything else,” explains Daniel Radin of Massachusetts-based country folk band The Novel Ideas. “For all of us, there’s something about earnest, subtly sad music that hits us.” The band released a self-titled album in early September, which features […]

  • Interview: Sean McConnell

    Interview: Sean McConnell

    “It’s just me with a guitar and a piano on this tour,” says veteran country-folkster Sean McConnell, who is currently on tour supporting his new acoustic album, Undone, out via Rounder Records. “Maybe I could sell a few more tickets if I could pull off playing them both at the same time. I’ve been thinking […]