A New Blog Site, Rockabilly, Blues & More

Welcome to the new world of Hoodoo, where I’ll be giving you updates online as The Reader continually makes its transition to the web. Please come visit me at HoodooRootsBlues.blogspot.com. Reader column content will also be reposted. Look for the next print version of the column in the April 21 issue and please bookmark the blog site. Pinetop Perkins Remembered The great blues piano man Pinetop...

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Digging Deeper

Dark Dark Dark's Marshall LaCount doesn't want this to sound like a boast. Or that he's an egotist. Really, all musicians are, he says. But that's not why he's hopeful and confident in the direction his band is taking. So there's this: “I think we’re ready to make our really great record next,” LaCount says. And this is despite the fact that Dark Dark Dark's latest album Wild Go just...

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Delicate Steve speaks, Stir Cove announcements and more

* Stir Cove concert organizers have set the bar high in advance of their summer lineup announcement this Thursday. A July 5 Black Keys show is already sold out and now the Harrah's Casino concert series is bringing Grammy-nominated folk rockers Mumford & Sons in for a June 14 show. Tickets for that one, on sale Friday, are $35. *Check out Delicate Steve Wednesday, April 14 at the Waiting Room...

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Wye Not? Baltimore duo lands in Omaha with SXSW momentum

The South by Southwest Music Conference was just two weeks ago, but it already seems like ancient history. For a lot of bands, SXSW not only is a career goal, it's a chance to get discovered by both a larger audience and maybe a record label executive or some other music industry schlub who could change their lives. But Jenn Wasner, half of the Baltimore duo Wye Oak, said that if you're going to...

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R&B & So Much More

When you put the new Black Joe Lewis and The Honeybears record Scandalous into iTunes, its blissfully ignorant simplicity lists the genre as “R&B.” And while there are R&B flourishes, the categorization does a major disservice to the music. The Austin-based six-piece has hit a nerve with its sound: a glorious, barnstorming mix of soul, blues, punk and indignant, righteous rock ‘n’ roll....

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Icons, Heroes and Funky Bears

Icons, Heroes and Funky Bears Roots and boogie keyboard queen Kelley Hunt hits The 21st Amendment Saloon, formerly The New Lift Lounge and Murphy’s at 96th & L, for the Thursday show for March 31, 5:30-8:30 p.m. The popular singer-songwriter and keyboard virtuoso is at home in styles from old-school boogie-woogie and R&B to tunes shaded with jazz or pop influences. It’s her Omaha CD release...

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