Pokey LaFarge

Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three Are there musical styles that are timeless, whose appeal cuts across generations? The success of Pokey LaFarge seems to argue “yes.” LaFarge, influenced by the ragtime of early 20th century, breathes new life into a traditional form, creating music that is contemporary but with deep roots.

By |2016-10-21T15:29:04-05:00August 29th, 2011|Music Interviews|0 Comments

William Elliott Whitmore

The first time I saw William Elliott Whitmore perform was at an alternative country music festival. He walked on stage before a crowd still worked up from the previous high octane act. He settled into his chair and launched into an a capella version of a song called Cold and Dead, a haunting meditation about

By |2016-10-21T15:29:05-05:00August 28th, 2011|Music Interviews|0 Comments