Category: Americana

The Spotlight (x2)

By Alan HoEverything is good with the world when you can double it up.  And this edition of The Spotlight brings the rare double where The Spotlight doesn’t hit up just one act that needs to be seen and heard by you, the music fan, but TWO.  You heard it right, TWO.  So here we […]

The Spotlight (EXCLUSIVE)

By Alan Ho
Who:  Caleb HawleyFrom:  Mayer Hawthorne, John Mayer, Sam Smith, Jamie Lidell, Ray LaMontagneWhere: Minneapolis, MN
Who needs American Idol these days?  For the one-time Season 10 contestant, it has been exactly that.  The Minneapolis native and Harlem transplant could be on the precipice of full on breakout mode, ready to charm audiences with his […]

Talented folk-rockers put on show for the ages in Evanston venue

By Amaris Rodriguez Saturday night at The S.P.A.C.E in Evanston, IL an up and coming folk rock group took the stage and delivered one of the best live sets I have been privileged to witness. Delta Rae, composed of siblings Brittany, Eric and Ian Holljes, Liz Hopkins, Grant Emerson and Mike McKee have […]

The Spotlight

By Amaris Rodriguez Who:  John & JacobWhere:  Birmingham, ALFor fans of:  The Band Perry, Thompson Square, Rascal Flatts While listening to John and Jacob’s EP album, released on October 28th 2013, it’s pretty clear that this duo is ready to take the country music scene by storm. With spot on harmonies, these two […]

The Spotlight

By Amaris Rodriguez Who:  John & JacobWhere:  Birmingham, ALFor fans of:  The Band Perry, Thompson Square, Rascal Flatts While listening to John and Jacob’s EP album, released on October 28th 2013, it’s pretty clear that this duo is ready to take the country music scene by storm. With spot on harmonies, these two […]