by Sean Jewell :: Jesus, take the wheel, and drive me to The Tractor Tavern on Sunday night. Local country acts Ole Tinder and Cahalen Morrison & Country Hammer are supporting LA cowboy Sam Outlaw, and it’s gonna be one hell of a show. Sam seemed to come out of nowhere earlier this year. He recorded […]

by Sean Jewell :: With a theme as strong as Beats, Rhythms, and Rhymes, Northwest Folklife Festival 2015, held in Seattle Center, has ambitiously embraced hip-hop. Historical narrative, innovative dance, re-interpretation of traditional songs, and a sense of style make up the basis of hip-hop. Like most folk music, hip-hop’s roots can be traced back to its […]