Trampled by Turtles

The Avett Brothers are at John Paul Jones Arena on Tuesday.  Trampled by Turtles opens the show. Publicity image.

ARTS Pick: The Avett Brothers

Making hay: On their website, The Avett Brothers claim humble beginnings: They grew up on a small hobby farm, grumbling often over the fact that they had never seen the likes of Hall & Oates, David Lee Roth, or El DeBarge anywhere near a pasture or a chicken house. But things are looking up. The […]

My Morning Jacket’s Carl Broemel kills it softly at the Southern on Friday. Photo by Brian Stowell

ARTS Pick: Carl Broeml

When you are the lead guitarist for a beloved indie-rock band, you get appearances from cool musician friends on your solo record, as is the case for Carl Broemel on his 2016 release, 4th of July, featuring Neko Case, Laura Veirs and some bandmates from My Morning Jacket. While Broemel is known for his guitar […]