Blog Archives

Evenings with Guitar George: June 14, 2021

Ok, hear me out.  What if I told you that a bluegrass ensemble and two rappers decided to get together and form a band?  Wait–it gets better.  What if I told you that this unlikely combination actually worked, and that

Posted in Featured, Guitar George, Music Tagged with: , , ,

Evenings with Guitar George: May 31, 2021

Australian-born Kara Grainger has been around for several years but somehow escaped my attention until recently.  She plays a smooth, unpretentious version of electric blues that I find pleasing to the ear.  In tonight’s featured video she is playing the

Posted in Featured, Guitar George, Music Tagged with: , , , ,

Evenings with Guitar George: May 24, 2021

Friends, I wouldn’t drop something like this on you on a night the Braves are playing.  But with the hot Braves idle, how about some cool soul for a brief respite?  Check out St. Paul and the Broken Bones.  They

Posted in Featured, Guitar George, Music Tagged with: , , ,

Evenings with Guitar George: May 13, 2021

It is Throwback Thursday ladies and gentlemen, with a 1980 vault gem from The Pretenders. The video is low resolution black and white, but the absolutely badass performance by Chrissie Hynde and her bandmates more than compensates. Also recommended: Don’t

Posted in Featured, Guitar George, Music Tagged with: , , , ,

Evenings with Guitar George: May 8, 2021

Ladies and gentlemen, please take a few minutes to acquaint yourselves with Chilean born YouTube sensation Miguel Montalban. Not just another Hendrix and Clapton wannabe, Montalban has a unique sound all his own. In tonight’s featured video, Miguel is busking

Posted in Featured, Guitar George, Music Tagged with: , , ,

Evenings with Guitar George: May 2, 2021

Our February 26 episode featured Nashville songstress Lilly Hiatt. The apple didn’t fall far from the tree. Lilly’s father John Hiatt was a successful musician in his own right. A prolific songwriter, the elder Hiatt released over twenty albums but

Posted in Guitar George, Music Tagged with: , , , , , ,

Evenings with Guitar George: April 25, 2021

With a title like “Hell’s Half Acre” the song better be good, and Taylor McCall’s performance does not disappoint. Also recommended: The Devil Wants to Dance Again.

Posted in Guitar George, Music Tagged with: , , , , ,

Evenings with Guitar George: April 17, 2021

Y’all check out Portland’s genre-defying Bridge City Sinners, led by visually and vocally eclectic powerhouse Libby Lux. Tonight’s featured video is by no means their best song, but I chose it because it is rowdy and fun (and features a

Posted in Guitar George, Music Tagged with: , , ,

Evenings with Guitar George: April 10, 2021

This 2008 performance by The Steeldrivers features passionate vocals by then-member Chris Stapleton, and some wicked fiddling by Tammy Rogers. Also recommended: Long Way Down.

Posted in Guitar George, Music Tagged with: , , , ,

Evenings with Guitar George: April 3, 2021

I chose this week’s featured video specifically and deliberately to contrast with last week’s performance. With Seasick Steve you kinda know what you got within the first few seconds. In this live studio recording of “Heaven”, Emma Ruth Rundle starts

Posted in Guitar George, Music Tagged with: ,