INSIDE THE BRILLIANT, ECCENTRIC, FANTASTICAL WORLD OF DAVID ROUSH AND ECCE SHNAK By Sandra Castillo

What do you get when you combine Art Rock/Chamber Punk, current world events and the cerebral, complex mindset of a man who seemingly resists the urge to remain complacent in a universe sidelined by political strife, social injustice and the bigger issues facing humanity at large? The result of this equation is NYC-based Ecce Shnak, […]

Recording Artist Bill Curreri Live at VYNL in New York City Concert Review by Greg Holt

I spent an enjoyable evening at The VYNL in the East Village, NYC listening to recording artist, Bill Curreri and his 7-piece backup band play original Rock Americana!  Bill Curreri is an accomplished singer-songwriter whose sound is classic, big-room Rock with great vocal harmonies, lush B3 layering, fantastic lead guitar solos, and a solid rhythm section. Bill’s set included songs from his first […]

FUSING CHINESE & AMERICAN SOUNDS LI LIU BRINGS US HER NEW ALBUM “SERACHING” by Nick Christophers

When Li Liu decided to embark on a new chapter with her musical dream ending up in Texas was not what she expected. Li always loved music and was drawn to the arts. At first, she was a dancer for close to ten years until her desire to play music took root. She would begin […]

THEATRE COMPANY ON A MISSION TO EXPAND THEIR NEW PROJECT by Nick Christophers

It is always nice to see indie artists working to spread their wings until that long-anticipated call from Broadway comes to raise their bar. In many studios and small underground theatres in Manhattan, which are plenty, creative minds are at work at feverish rates. One such theatre company is the Floor Five Theatre Company which […]

MOLDING HER WAY INTO THE ART WORLD – JANET RUTKOWSKI By Nick Christophers

Art can be produced in so many various mediums there is no limit to what someone can do. From painting to welding the possibilities are endless. For the general public they rarely equate art outside of painting and drawing. Yet there are those who have been privy to the amazing work of sculpture using all […]

The Harrowing of Hell -A Theatre review by Michael Elias

The Harrowing of Hell at The American Theatre of Actors Theater Review by Michael Elias The American Theatre of Actors and Collectio Musicorum, Ltd. has given us an extraordinary treat this holiday season with the staging of Jeff Dailey’s adept translation and direction of THE HARROWING OF HELL: A Play from the 13th Century.  I had […]

Celtic Woman To Play West Point / Interview with Mairead Carlin by Michael Martinez  

Concert Preview by Michael Martinez   The Irish ensemble and world-class performing collective Celtic Woman are returning to New York to celebrate the release of their latest album, Ancient Land.  Celtic Woman will bring their live show to the Hudson Valley on Sunday, March 31 to perform at Eisenhower Hall Theatre in West Point.  Group member […]

IN THE EYE OF THE STORM: THE CHERRY BLUESTORMS GROOVES ON, BABY! By Sandra Castillo

After listening to the latest gem on extended replay from L.A.-based band The Cherry Bluestorms, it gave this writer great satisfaction in knowing that truly relevant music has never waned. It just seems that-for what feels like an eternity-the deluge of nonsense ascribed for much of today’s recorded output is nothing more than Auto-tuned piffle, […]

ROCK AND ROLL RENEGADE…STEVEN VAN ZANDT TAKES CENTER STAGE By Sandra Castillo

Steven Van Zandt certainly runs off something other than an innate lust for Rock and Roll. For the one who holds the dubious titles of musician, songwriter, producer, actor, radio show host and activist is also rocking the scene at the speed-of-sound as the front man in Little Steven and The Disciples of Soul, a […]

Ben Rosenblum Coastal Trio Live: Jazz at Kitano -A Concert Review by Fred Stal

Jazz pianist Ben Rosenblum delivered an inspired, heartfelt performance at the famous Jazz at Kitano club on November 10, 2018.   The live performance was a record release party for his new album, River City, off of One Trick Dog records.  Rosenblum is young and very new to the jazz scene, yet already an award […]

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