Steve Earle returns to Vancouver after six months and raises another ruckus

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, NOV. 27, 1987 By Steve Newton Whenever Steve Earle hits town, you're pretty well guaranteed a hellraisin' good time. It happened at his Vancouver debut last May at the 86 Street Music Hall, and then again last Thursday (November 19) when he and his rip-snortin' band the Dukes returned … Continue reading Steve Earle returns to Vancouver after six months and raises another ruckus

Old Crow Medicine Show pays respect to moonshine and Peanuts on Remedy

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, SEPT. 24, 2014 By Steve Newton There's a plethora of fine tunes on the latest Old Crow Medicine Show album, Remedy, but one that really jumps out at you is the freewheelin’ bluegrass number “8 Dogs 8 Banjos”. According to the string band’s singer and main songwriter, Ketch Secor—who also handles fiddle, … Continue reading Old Crow Medicine Show pays respect to moonshine and Peanuts on Remedy