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News by Sarah Bourque

  • Category: Features

    Meet Drummer Tikyra Jackson, Southern Avenue’s Beautiful Beat Keeper

    The latest band on the rise out of Memphis, Tennessee is Southern Avenue. Named after a street that runs through parts of the city and ends in an area known as Soulsville, the home for Stax Records, and the label that signed them, their sound truly captures the heart and soul of Memphis. The band is […]

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    Go In-Depth With Bluegrass Underground As They Wrap Season VII Filming For PBS

    Deep in the heart of McMinnville, Tennessee lies a cave system known as Cumberland Caverns.  Within those caverns lies a place 333 feet underground known as the Volcano Room. The Volcano Room is where musical magic happens once a year as the space comes alive with cameras, musicians, and fans for the annual filming of PBS’ Bluegrass Underground. Live […]

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    Pink Talking Fish’s Dave Brunyak Is A Little Bit Of Country, A Little Bit Of Rock & Roll

    Pink Talking Fish is well known for their performances that include the music of Talking Heads, Pink Floyd, and Phish. However, several members of the band have side projects. One of those members is guitarist, Dave Brunyak. Live For Live Music sat down with Brunyak to learn more about his country acoustic project called Heartland Radio. L4LM: […]

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  • Category: Reviews

    The Breakfast Covers “Terrapin Station” In High Energy Hartford Performance

    In Hartford, CT last Friday, The Breakfast got together for a kickass show at Arch Street Tavern for long time fans, as well as new ones who’ve never been exposed to their jams before. The Breakfast consists of Tim Palmieri on guitar, Jordan Giangreco on keys, Adrian Tramontano on drums, and Chris DeAngelis on bass. […]

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    Survivorman’s Les Stroud Talks About His Life As An Accomplished Musician

    Many people associate the name Les Stroud with the reality television show, Survivorman. What many people don’t realize is that Stroud is also an accomplished musician! The majority of the Survivorman episodes featured him carrying a harmonica, and every once in a while the audience would get to hear him play. However, he’s also written […]

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  • Category: Reviews

    Pink Talking Fish Delivers One-Two Punch With Sold Out New Hampshire Shows

    Pink Talking Fish brought their full bodied experience to New Hampshire over the weekend. The hybrid tribute fusion band, which performs the music of Pink Floyd, Talking Heads, and Phish, is comprised of Eric Gould on bass, Dave Brunyak on guitar, Zack Burwick on drums, and Richard James on keys.  Friday night experienced a sold […]

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  • Category: News

    Taste Of The Underground Will Feature Local Treats and Nationwide Band Competition

    Next month in McMinnville, Tennessee, the 2nd annual Taste of the Underground festival will take place.  Held during the same weekend as the PBS taping of the Emmy award winning show, Bluegrass Underground, March 24-26, a festival atmosphere will fill the air during the afternoons and evenings. Bluegrass Underground is filmed at a most unusual venue that […]

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  • Category: Features

    Saxophonist Tommy Weeks Talks Sophistafunk, Funky Dawgz & More

    Live For Live Music met up with Tommy Weeks, saxophonist for Sophistafunk and Funky Dawgz Brass Band, to talk about his latest musical endeavors. He sat down with us to discuss his current projects and to share what he’s got on the table coming up. Best known for throwing down the funk, he’s also involved […]

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  • Category: Features

    Pink Talking Fish Performs “Stop Making Sense” In Marathon Capitol Theatre Show

    On Friday night, Pink Talking Fish headlined for the very first time at the iconic Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York. Opening the show was Reed Mathis and Electric Beethoven, which had fans quickly filling the room once they took to the stage. Funky beats and electrified jams got the night moving, massaging the audience […]

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    The Sights, Sounds And Surprises At The Annual NAMM Show

    Last weekend in Anaheim, California, one of the biggest events for the music products industry took place. The National Association of Music Merchants, commonly known as NAMM, held their annual convention, at the Anaheim Convention Center, over the course of four days. Closed to the public, the event allows musicians and industry personnel from around […]

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