The Phoenix: "This is not so much a reinvention as another way to look deep into the heart of Elliott's music. It's also an early nominee for folk album of the year." New Musical Express: "These dark, old blues tracks have never sounded more haunting."
Ramblin' Jack Elliott, the folk singer, is 85 years old. He sits on a couch in a small dressing room upstairs at Hugh's Room, a comfortable acoustic-music venue for the supper-club set in west-end Toronto. He is impish, round-shouldered and fairly adorable, with a red cravat, a full head of snowy-white hair and a story or seven on his mind. Right now he's talking about Bob Dylan. (continue reading)
The life of internet pioneer, political activist and Grateful Dead lyricist John Perry Barlow, who passed away in February, was celebrated at The Fillmore in San Francisco on Sunday night. “Barlow’s Graduation From Meatspace” featured musical performances, photo slideshows, films and speakers throughout the evening.