Joachim Cooder (Photo by Amanda Charchian)
Legendary roots musician Ry Cooder has a son who also is a very talented musician. Joachim Cooder, who released his first proper EP, Fuchsia Machu Picchu, on March 30, will open for his legendary father, and then he play drums in his dad’s band, at The Birchmere on Monday, June 4, and Monday, June 11. The first date has sold out, but tix remain for June 11.
Luke Winslow-King (Photo by Victor Alonso)
New Orleans singer-songwriter Luke Winslow-King mixes Mississippi delta blues, folk, jazz, and roots rock on his new album, Blue Mesa, due this Friday, May 11, via Bloodshot Records. On the previous night, Luke performs at Pearl Street Warehouse on Thursday, May 10.
Cowboy Mouth (Photo courtesy Michael J. Media)
Louisiana jam band Cowboy Mouth released The Name of This Band Is, Vol. 2, a new greatest hits album with two new songs, on Friday, May 4. And frontman Fred LeBlanc and company are set to perform at City Winery or two nights on Friday, May 18, and Saturday, May 19!
J. Roddy Walston and The Business (Photo courtesy Ticketfly)
J. Roddy Walston and The Business released Destroyers of the Soft Life, their fourth studio album, in September 2017 via ATO Records. The gents start a tour in Boston on Friday, and they soon stop at 9:30 Club on Thursday, Feb. 8. You can win tickets to go with Parklife DC.
Alejandro Escovedo (Photo courtesy Yep Roc Records)
The legendary Alejandro Escovedo recently signed to Yep Roc Records, where he will release his next album later this year. Meanwhile, Alejandro launches his Think About the Link Tour, which spans 12 cities including DC on Tuesday, Jan. 16, at The Hamilton.
The Revivalists (Photo by Brantley Gutierrez)
The Revivalists delivered an in-your-face, all-out performance that anyone who appreciates musicianship and song-writing would have loved in their first of two nights at 9:30 Club on Wednesday.
This Way to the Egress perform at HarFest 2017. (Photo by Chester Simpson)
Sleepy Creek actually started over 10 years ago as a house party on the hill at the venue owners’ property in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia every Apple Butter Weekend.