Tag Archives: Ben Nichols

250 word album review: Lucero – Among The Ghosts

  Lucero returns with more of what makes Lucero great. Honest, heartfelt lyrics bedded in whiskey soaked guitar licks with Ben Nichols signature rasp. The band doesn’t do anything here they’ve never done before but they are doing it as … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Lucero / The Architects at The Granada in Lawrence, KS 9/13/16

Weekday shows can be tough, especially if you live out of town. When two bands you like hook up for a show you’ve got to answer the call though. Not even the inability to see the center line of the … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: Lucero – All A Man Should Do

Lucero doesn’t rock out too much on their new record. It’s predominantly slow and as piano player Rick Steff steps into the spotlight behind lead singer Ben Nichols, lead guitarist Brian Venable steps back from it. This makes the album … Continue reading

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The Vinyl Court: Lucero – That Much Further West

  Artist: Lucero Album: That Much Further West (2003) Purchased at: Lucero Concert (The Crossroads, Kansas City, MO) for $20 As a music fan I do my best to support the artists that I like. Listening to them on Spotify … Continue reading

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Vocals On Top’s Top 15 Concerts of 2013

Heading in to 2013 a silent resolution was made to jump in the fire and see as many concerts as possible, the end result being a total of 314 bands. It’s not something I would recommend but it is one … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Lucero Family Picnic 8/10/13 Little Rock, AR

  Lucero’s 2013 family picnic didn’t go as planned. The much anticipated Tennessee white vinyl pressing was sadly not ready in time for the show and would have to be pre-ordered and shipped out later. It was limited to 500 … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: Lucero – Texas & Tennessee

Lucero follows up their 2012 release Women & Work with a small EP containing a couple b-side sounding songs and one stone cold classic. The Texas & Tennessee EP was released quietly earlier in 2013 without a ton of fanfare … Continue reading

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