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ARTS Pick: Shantel Leitner

Music is in indie folk singer-songwriter Shantel Leitner’s blood. Following in the footsteps of her mother, aunt, and grandfather (all country singers), Leitner began singing at a young age. “I was pretty bashful, so I didn’t sing with them until my grandfather lovingly nudged me to,” Leitner said during a recent phone interview. Now at […]

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ARTS Pick: Glenn Jones and Dais Queue

Glenn Jones first made his musical mark as a member of the experimental rock band Cul de Sac in the ’90s. His work with that group eventually led to him become the protégé of the legendary, beloved, and notoriously difficult John Fahey, who was then enjoying a late-career resurgence. Since Fahey’s passing a decade ago, […]

ARTS Pick: Cashless Society

ARTS Pick: Cashless Society

Deriving its name from the loss of the Man in Black himself, Cashless Society embarks on a high-spirited, rambunctious mission to preserve the unique rockabilly sound that erupted from Memphis, Tennessee in the 1950s and ’60s. If audiences pause long enough between boisterous sets, they may notice that the lead guitarist donning the swagger of […]