Like its namesake, bluegrass-fusion band Root River Jam (RRJ), plays music that bounds over rapids, collects in deep pools, and skims over shallow sand bars, but it always keeps its forward motion with a swift current of creativity. The latest adventure in the band’s six-year voyage is the release of its debut, self-titled album at […]
Every other week there is a jam at the Douglas Saloon. The reason I go there is because nobody knows about it. Sometimes it’s fun, but other times it’s a train wreck.
For so-called “undesirables,” there weren’t many ways to survive World War II Berlin. Somehow, Charlotte Van Mahlsdorf, a transgender woman, found a way.
“If the crowd loves you, they buy you pints of Guinness!”
“I worry about forgetting lyrics, so sometimes I hand write them to help me memorize. I have sung ‘Summertime’ a billion times, but I still will write down the lyrics anyway.”
Anarcho-vagrant-filthswing is a musical genre few bands besides Liquor Beats Winter can pull off, so don’t miss your chance to catch them for one of the final Wicked Moose shows on Saturday, March 4.
“Michael’s was my favorite hangout. We played at that place many times. In fact, the CBB Jazz Combo played the last gig there. Everybody misses Michael’s.”