The incandescent belting of blues-rock goddess Brittany Howard is just one of the joys of this powerhouse quartet.
The R&B legend and former front man of the M.G.’s hosts a can’t-miss retrospective of his Stax Records catalog.
LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III
The once-rakish bad boy of American folk is enjoying a career renaissance as its roguishly charming elder statesman.
A beguiling feminist singer-songwriter, whose idiom is less anthems than indie-pop ballads and emo ruminations
This stellar London trio blends gossamer vocals, sumptuous arrangements and lean, muscular songwriting.
Robert Rodi is an author, spoken-word performer and musician who has served as Newcity’s Music Editor since 2014. He’s written more than a dozen books, including the travel memoir “Seven Seasons In Siena.” His jazz quintet recently completed a two-year residency at Uncommon Ground, and he regularly hosts a jazz singers’ jam at Lizard’s Liquid Lounge. His literary and music criticism has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, Salon, The Huffington Post and many other national and regional publications.