Archive for February, 2013

James McMurtry

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If you research James McMurtry you’ll find dozens of famous writers of music and word quoted as giving credit to to James as being the greatest lyricist of our generation.  His songs are fearless and he covers topics that others dare not explore.  Last nights performance at PAC3, in Carbondale CO was filled with fans [...]


Carrie Rodriguez

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Carrie Rodriguez came to Steve’s Guitars, in Carbondale CO, on February 17, 2013 to a packed house of loyal fans, that many had traveled long distances to her play her fiddler and sing her beautiful songs.  I attended at the recommendation of Steve, as this was my first time hearing Carrie, and was not disappointed. [...]


Luminaries

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Luminaries came to Carbondale CO on their Take Flight Tour, featuring their DJ set.  They bring an amazing energized live show that’s reminiscent of the golden era of Hip Hop, fused with a soulful, electro, funk filled experience! Luminaries taking flight…


Myshkin & Michelle McAfee

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Myshkin and Michelle visited Steve’s Guitars in Carbondale, CO on Friday, February 15th during their Winter 2013 Tour.  The artist discovered each other’s music while sharing the stage, ringing in 2012 at a New Years Eve show at the Ashland Armory, and immediately fell into shimmering, purring harmony.


Chi McClean

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Chi McClean at Steve’s Guitars, in Carbondale CO on Feb 10, 2013. Chi writes acoustic rock songs marked by a haunting Southern style.


Jackson Emmer

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Jackson Emmer is a songwriter, vocalist, and strings player from Palo Alto, California. His work pairs storytelling with simple sounds.  His mercurial performances, disarming voice and instrumental prowess are unmistakable.  I had the privilege of being invited to visit Jackson in the studio and was able to video these tracks from his upcoming new album.  [...]


Meklit & Quinn

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Based in the Bay Area (DeVeaux in Oakland, Hadero in San Francisco), the singer-songwriters stopped by Steve’s Guitars unique listening room to share their sweet sounds with those lucky enough to be in attendance.


Willy Porter at Steve’s Guitars

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Willy Porter is an accomplished finger-styling guitarist though he has focused more on song-based playing since his more free-form ensemble playing of the mid 1990s.