June 30: Josh Ritter brings his ‘Works In Progress + Songs You Know’ Tour to Tupelo Music Hall

read more…: June 30: Josh Ritter brings his ‘Works In Progress + Songs You Know’ Tour to Tupelo Music Hall

Ever since the release of his self-titled debut album back in 1999, Josh Ritter has been considered one of the best songwriters to emerge over the past 25 years. A native of Moscow, Idaho, Ritter’s approach to music evokes timeless Americana while weaving in the styles of country, folk and rock with a knack for clever storytelling through his lyrics.

Anthrax frontman Joey Belladonna presses play on his ‘Jukebox’ 4-day residency at Wally’s

read more…: Anthrax frontman Joey Belladonna presses play on his ‘Jukebox’ 4-day residency at Wally’s

“I can do an odd version of a song and I get to do a bunch of stuff. I get to do songs that maybe someone has never heard before or has never heard me sing in that style before, so there’s a lot to it other than me playing people’s favorite songs. There’s me being able to sing whatever the hell I want and when I feel like doing it I can turn things down while doing two or three songs by Elton John in a heartbeat and then go back into doing some Dio or something. I can flip things around and do a wide variety.” – Joey Belladonna on his Jukebox project

The Messthetics & James Brandon Lewis bring their brand of punk-jazz to The Thing in the Spring at Nova Arts

read more…: The Messthetics & James Brandon Lewis bring their brand of punk-jazz to The Thing in the Spring at Nova Arts

Starting in 2008 with its initial location being within various venues in downtown Peterborough, The Thing In The Spring is a festival that combines live music, visual art and other aspects to create an extraordinary experience. Over the past couple of years, the festival has made its home at Nova Arts in Keene, with its next edition happening from May 16 to May 19.

Blues guitarist Ana Popović ready to wield her ‘Power’ at Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club

read more…: Blues guitarist Ana Popović ready to wield her ‘Power’ at Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club

Ever since she started her solo career in the late ‘90s, Ana Popović has been one of the premiere blues guitarists when it comes to the modern state of the art form. The Serbian native from Belgrade isn’t the type who puts herself into an artistic box either while consistently pushing boundaries and trying out different ideas along with maintaining a cohesive sonic foundation.

March 22: Catch Folk music legend Richard Thompson at Tupelo Music Hall

read more…: March 22: Catch Folk music legend Richard Thompson at Tupelo Music Hall

The English folk troubadour has a vast amount of songs under his belt, and he’s going to be adding a few more officially on May 31. That’s when he’s going to be releasing the album “Ship To Shore” and it promises to be one of his best. As part of a long run of shows in support of the upcoming full-length, Thompson is going to be performing solo at the Tupelo Music Hall in Derry on March 22.