John Moreland Live

by Sean Jewell :: In case you haven’t noticed, the brightest star in the Tulsa sky is John Moreland. He’s on tour now supporting his latest album High on Tulsa Heat, and playing Tractor Tavern tomorrow. I’m told they have less than 50 tickets left for sale but we’ve got two for FREE, and there’s […]

by Sean Jewell:: If you’re like me and enjoy the iconoclasm of modern bluegrass as much as you enjoy the original then Tuesday night is your night at Tractor Tavern. Goodnight, Texas returns to Seattle after a triumphant stop on last years tour. They brought Wild Child with them, packed the house and we danced our […]

by Sean Jewell :: Charlottesville‘s Sons of Bill return to Seattle still flying high on their 2014 release Love and Logic, a record with Virginia roots, fleshed out by champion of Americana producer Ken Coomer (Wilco). Love and Logic somehow managed to blend roots music’s multi stringed attack with the upward inflection of psychedelic rock. Immediately into their record […]

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 :: Tom Brosseau‘s songs are like screenplays. His guitar plays like a lonesome setting. He uses it to set you up, to get you in a place where his lyrics can blow you over. He can’t be bothered with typical songwriting ideas, the old verse chorus verse, the rhythms of popular culture do not […]

by Sean Jewell :: Psst, Hey you! Got plans for the weekend yet? Boy have we got a show for you. Seattle staple The Maldives have been working on a new album and I heard from a very reliable source that there will be new songs played Saturday night. This album will be the first since the melodic, trance […]