Live Music

Old Man Luedecke plays January 8 at C'ville Coffee. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Old Man Luedecke

The Juno Award is Canada’s top trophy for musicians, and folk singer-songwriter Old Man Luedecke has a whole shelf full of ’em. His mastery of the banjo and authentic songwriting connects him deeply with his fans in Nova Scotia, and his work with Tim O’Brien has pushed his poetic, universal storytelling to a broader audience. Luedecke […]

Vaden Cox and Friends perform at The Southern Cafe and Music Hall January 7. Publicity photo

ARTS Picks: Vaden Cox and Friends

In a family-friendly show that aims to “complete your celebration of the New Year and the Christmas season,” Vaden Cox and Friends break out new tunes and a long list of familiar favorites from the Monticello Road days. John Stubblefield and Eric Heinsohn are just two of the performers joining in to reprise an annual […]

Jasmine Poole blends traditional country music with alt-rock edginess in Wonky Tonk. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Wonky Tonk

Punk cowgirl Jasmine Poole blends traditional country music with a bit of alt-rock edginess and stages it under the name Wonky Tonk. With a claim on influences ranging from Loretta Lynn to Modest Mouse, the Kentucky gal bends the musical perceptions of her heritage, stating, “It’s hard to separate the wonk from the tonk. Nor […]