Music Park: Take Me to the River: New Orleans Live @ The Hamilton Live — 10/24/18

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Big Chief Monk Boudreaux performs with Take Me to the River: New Orleans Live in a visit to The Hamilton on Oct. 24, 2018. (Photo by Ari Strauss)

The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Ivan and Ian Neville, George Porter Jr., and several other New Orleans musical greats recently brought a NOLA party to The Hamilton recently through the Take Me to the River NOLA Live Tour.

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Music Park: The Black Lillies @ The Hamilton Live — 10/6/18

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The Black Lillies (Photo by Matchless Exposure)

Knoxville Americana band The Black Lillies play a unique mix of genres of styles: country, bluegrass, blues, and jazz. You might say that The Black Lillies are a CBGB+ band. Touring in support of a new album, Stranger to Me, The Lillies put on a compelling show at The Hamilton on Saturday that saw the audience fill the pit, dancing to the infectious rhythms.

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Don’t Miss: Jason Boland & The Stragglers @ The Hamilton Live, 9/30/18

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Jason Boland & The Stragglers (Photo by Cameron Gott Photography)

Jason Boland & The Stragglers released Hard Times Are Relative, their ninth studio album, via Thirty Tigers in May. The Texas country quartet next perform at The Hamilton on Sunday, Sept. 30.

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Music Park: Nicki Bluhm @ The Hamilton Live — 7/20/18

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Nicki Bluhm (left) performs on the Keeping the Blues Alive III Cruise on Feb. 7, 2017. (Photo by Natasha Cornblatt)

Phenomenally talented and equally lovely singer-songwriter Nicki Bluhm (pronounced “bloom”) played to an enthusiastic full house at DC’s The Hamilton Friday evening. Touring behind the May release of her new album — To Rise, You Gotta Fall (Little Knickers/Compass) — Nicki brought a Memphis-flavored soul sound that had the audience dancing, from little kids to senior citizens.

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Music Park: Chuck Prophet @ The Soundry — 7/18/18

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Chuck Prophet (Photo by Andrew Diffee)

Chuck Prophet and the Mission Express played to a crowd of loyal fans on Wednesday night at The Soundry, a relatively new venue in Columbia, Maryland. Chuck, channeling all his of San Francisco weirdness, played his oddball schtick to the hilt. His guitar playing was tight as always, and his band sounded great.

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Music Park: The Devon Allman Project @ The Hamilton Live — 7/13/18

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The Devon Allman Project performs at The Hamilton on July 13, 2018. (Photo by Mark Caicedo)

Being the offspring of a famous, beloved musician can be a career boost… or hindrance (just ask Julian Lennon, Jakob Dylan, or Dhani Harrison). People will sit up and take notice of your famous surname — but beware, it can also lead to highly unrealistic expectations.

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Don’t Miss: Devon Allman @ The Hamilton Live, 7/13/18

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The Devon Allman Project (Photo courtesy Northstar Artists)

Devon Allman, a guitarist, vocalist, keyboardist, songwriter, and record producer, is the son of musician Gregg Allman. Devon appeared occasionally as a guest musician for Gregg Allman and The Allman Brothers Band, and he also maintains a solo career. He performs with The Devon Allman Project at The Hamilton Live on Friday, July 13.

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