Thunderhead is where I am musically right now. Raw power. Emotional grit. Unpolished beauty. Yes, Barry Andrew Madison, aka Thunderhead, who is based in Seattle, is playing right into my wheelhouse, and he’s sucking me into his universe like a…
I don’t really know anything about anything, but I do know that this is good. I happened across it on Facebook, one of my friends posted it. (One of my friends IRL, btw, who is also a Facebook friend.) I haven’t explored this band beyond this video, but I wanted to get it out to you, so you can check it out, brighten your day.
The Jam in the Van guys are really on a roll recently. They featured Rod Melancon a few weeks ago, and now they are all over one of our long-time favorites, K Phillips. We knew K when he was still struggling to find his voice, toiling away as a sideman (primarily with Javi Garcia). Nowadays, of course, K is touring the USA with Counting Crows and Rob Thomas.
The Dripping Springs Songwriters Festival, to be held in Dripping Springs, Texas, October 14-16, 2016, will have the Grammy®-winner Rodney Crowell as the headliner this year. Crowell is a member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, and this October he will be inducted into the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame.