Back in the 90's, The Squirrel Nut Zippers helped create a new wave of swing-inspired, New Orleans magic onto the national airwaves, in the meantime going platinum as they sold millions of albums. After releasing Beasts of Burgundy, their first album in 17 years, the Zippers aren't just back - they're bigger and better than ever. I talk with Jimbo Mathus as the band prepares to kickoff their Holiday Caravan tour in Plattsburgh's Strand Center Theatre this week.
Riding high on the success of Middle of the Road and Bookends, Eric Gales' return to the blues rock scene has electrified the world of electric guitar. While he's been one of the most versatile and intuitive guitarists his entire life, several legal hurdles put his career on hold for a time, With his subsequent sobriety, Gales talks about how he's playing better than ever now - this time with nothing left to slow him down.
Published October 10, 2019 By Joshua Miner Joe Pascarell has lived and breathed Pink Floyd for most of his life. At age 12, his older brother brought him to his first show - during Floyd’s famous Dark Side of the Moon Tour. The music would change his life. Ever since that fateful day, the thought [...]
Over the past four decades, Robert Cray has gone from an unnamed roles in National Lampoon's Animal House, to recording over 20 albums and winning over five Grammy Awards with his smooth voice and exciting guitar rhythms. With his new tour bringing him to Plattsburgh's Strand Center Theatre, I talk with Cray about his long and storied career.
The voice of Creed, Scott Stapp discusses the long road to stardom and the pitfalls he fell victim to along the way. Now with his own solo band, Stapp talks about five years sober and returning to the stage once more.
Guitarist Andy Falco of the Infamous Stringdusters discusses the fateful day at age 14 when his brother snuck him out of school to see the Grateful Dead - to now sharing the stage with the Dead's own Phil Lesh. I also talk to Falco about the Stringdusters' new album Rise Sun and their Grammy for Best Bluegrass Album for 2017's Laws of Gravity.
With an eclectic symbiosis of artists as diverse as Guns N' Roses and Beethoven, DSQ has gone from humble beginnings to playing for U.S. Presidents with their electrified take on classical music.
Known as the greatest Rolling Stones tribute band around, the Classic Stones Live are set to bring their act to Plattsburgh's Strand Theatre this Friday.
I talk with Devon Allman and Duane Betts as they get ready for their first tour as the Allman Betts Band. The sons of rock legends Gregg Allman and Dickey Betts, the Allman Betts Band is set to usher in a brand-new chapter in Rock & Roll history.
Eaglemania comes to the Strand Theatre next week, recreating all the classic Eagles hits people know and love.