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250 word album review: Todd Snider – Eastside Bulldog

Todd Snider is one of the most entertaining acts around. He puts on brilliant concerts and puts out great records. Lately he has experimented a little and it has had mixed results though. His two records with his supergroup Hard … Continue reading

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Album at a glance: Hawk – I’m On Fire

Hawk wears their influences on their sleeve and there is nothing wrong with that. A ton of their sound is inspired by the classic rock roots many musicians have, Hawk just is very direct about them. On “Mother Road” you … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Robbie Fulks in Kansas City 2/14/17

  WHO’S PLAYING?  Robbie Fulks (Chicago, IL) WHAT TO EXPECT?  Classic country and engaging storytelling… Robbie Fulks is a professional and accomplished musician. At 53 years old his latest record “Upland Stories” was recently nominated for TWO Grammy’s (Best Folk Album and Best … Continue reading

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Vocals On Top’s Top 10 Albums of 2016

I love doing top albums of the year lists, why are they all so early though? Well, 2016 is officially over so I’m proud to unveil my list now. Here are the lists from the last few years if you are … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Taj Mahal -Labor of Love

Everyone knows what Taj Mahal brings to the table. There won’t be many surprises but you still know it will be quality. One of the most experienced bluesmen in history keeps on track with his 47th album Labor of Love. … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Handpicked with Under The Big Oak Tree

WHO’S PLAYING?  Under The Big Oak Tree (and guests) (St. Joseph, MO) WHAT TO EXPECT?  Billed as “Winter Greens” this is another very unique concert that will feature songs related to the winter and the holiday season. The event will be part of … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Ashley Raines – King of Nothin’

The black album cover should tell you a lot about what you need to know about Ashley Raines’ latest release. He has traditionally kept his album cover barren when it comes to his name and album title but this takes it to … Continue reading

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