Live Review: Whitey Morgan and the 78’s @ Rams Head Live — 3/23/19

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Whitey Morgan (Photo by Marc Nader)

Whitey Morgan and the 78’s cut a distinctive appearance, one that could mislead audiences, such as those at the band’s recent concert at Rams Head Live. Many of the players in this talented modern-day honky tonk band look like ex-football players gone hippie — big, bulky bodies with long hair and bushy beards.

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Live Review: Dr. Dog @ Rams Head Live — 3/9/19

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Dr. Dog tears it up at Rams Head Live on March 9, 2019. (Photo by David LaMason)

Dr. Dog is a powerhouse. Their most recent LP, Critical Equation, which was released last year, is their 10th album. Since releasing Critical Equation, Dr. Dog have been touring constantly, the band recently brought the house down to a sold-out Rams Head Live. 
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Live Review: St. Paul and the Broken Bones @ Rams Head Live — 2/15/19

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Paul Janeway fronts St. Paul and the Broken Bones at Stubb’s in Austin, Texas, on March 31, 2017. (Photo by David Brendan Hall)

As a ’90s kid, I certainly love much of the music from the decade of my childhood, but I have often wished I could go back to the ’60s and ’70s to see some of the bands we will never see the likes of again. Listening to St. Paul and the Broken Bones makes me feel like I’m listening to something from those eras and yet, they just formed in 2012. I got to experience the eight-piece soul group live recently at Rams Head Live in Baltimore.

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