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Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

By Nikki Hedrick

When it comes to the changes Becton has witnessed in the area’s music scene, he mostly focuses on how things that were once taboo are now accepted by the mainstream. “When I started out with my first band Myth, we were a garage band that played Ozzy, Dio, Whitesnake and Ratt,” he says...
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Monday, April 9th, 2018

Hip-Hop Collective Drops Tribute to The World's Luckiest Fishing Village

“...I have long had aspirations of winning a Grammy, but I knew that I didn’t deserve that award without first winning a Beachcomber..."
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Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

"We definitely feel like a rock band at heart, like we put on a rock show.”

Hendrickson chats with me on his way to the band’s next gig. “We’re actually driving through a snowstorm in upstate New York, close to Buffalo,” he says...
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Monday, March 12th, 2018

Performs at Vinyl Music Hall March 15

“It’s actually about much more of a sort of… I don’t want to say too simplistic manner, but most of my fans aren’t really accustomed to me talking about love songs. Yeah, there’s been some love songs but it hasn’t been focused on that. It’s been focused on a much different version of storytelling, right?”
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Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Doo-Wop, Reggae and More with One-Man Band Shane

Shane’s a composer, self-taught in bass, drums, and, most of all, classic rhythm-and-blues piano. In addition to his own compositions, Shane’s repertoire is broad and deep, an hour and a half ranging from ‘50s doo-wop and Bill Withers to reggae countryman Gregory Isaacs and Shaggy...
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Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Performing at HarborWalk Village Sunday, Feb. 18

I performed many years with a full band before becoming a solo artist in 2004. I play guitar and keyboard, along with professional backing tracks for a “full band” sound.
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Monday, February 12th, 2018

30A Fest Regular's "Rifles & Rosary Beads" Out Now

Mary Gauthier is well-known to many of the locals, particularly those that attend the 30A Songwriters Festival every year. She’s been a featured performer for most of the festival’s nine years. Her latest (excellent) album...
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Saturday, November 18th, 2017

"Our Community Is Just Incredible!"

Armed with his guitar and an easy, comforting voice, Hall was the perfect antidote to a 40-hour week. The set consisted mostly of Hall’s own creations sprinkled with a few covers. His music was pitched well to the audience. The selections were easy to listen to, and they asked little from the crowd...
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Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Dannica Lowery on the Duo's Recent Trip to Nashville and More

If you are lucky enough to know Lowery on a personal level, she is quick to smile, honest, and always aims to be the best version of herself. But during the vocal scare, she took to Facebook and let everyone in a bit more...
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Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Son of Legend Duke Makes His Own Mark on the Local Music Scene

“I have always been around (music),” TK says. “With my dad being Duke Bardwell, my earliest memories are being in Louisiana when he was working a couple of jobs and was actively playing. My perception was that he was playing all the time, and we would often go with him..."