It's little wonder that any attempt to get Jim Lauderdale on the phone can become something of a challenge. After all, given the man's propensity for extreme multi-tasking, any chance of catching him when he's not in the studio would seem to require both expert timing and enormous luck. Indeed, ... More >>
Ms. Chaka Khan is The Queen of Funk.The Herd just got a little thicker. Two weeks ago, the Virginia Key Grassroots Festival -- a SoFla spinoff of Ithaca, New York's Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival, organized by mountain music crew Donna the Buffalo -- released its initial 25-act lineup, starrin ... More >>
The Herd is stampeding toward SoFla. Almost 22 years ago, East Coast fusion rockers Donna the Buffalo led a mass gathering of its friends, fellow bands, and followers -- nicknamed The Herd -- to Ithaca, New York for the inaugural Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival. In the intervening decades, thi ... More >>
A look at some recent releases that dwell deep below the surface.