Who’s your mama? Always fronted by the driving redheaded fireball Kendal Bush, everyone knows who their Mama is. Blues band Mama Love And The Motivators have been playing out around southern New Hampshire, northern Massachusetts, and wherever they can find gigs beyond that for about four years now. Initially calling themselves Mama Love And The Wicked Sons, the name changed as personnel shifts continued until their current line up was finalized.
Alan Arena is a very busy man these days. He’s planning another Hugs For Lizbeth Benefit. His fiance has been living with Huntington’s Disease for the last nine years, and the cost of paying full time caregivers in their home can be astronomical.
John Hall is beginning his busy season, summer. Hall is the south shore based booking agent who has brought us Green Harbor Roots Festival and North River Blues Festival at Marshfield Fair for the last 20 plus years. He also organizes the local affiliate of the national AquaPaloooz musical boat ride to promote Sea Ray Boats. If that isn’t enough, he runs a second boat ride, Soundwaves, as a blues cruise across Boston Harbor to Spectacle Island where numerous bands entertain for a few hours before heading back to the city.
An incredible vibe could be felt at last night’s Strip Zeppelin show at Cambridge’s Oberon cabaret style theater. The venue, part modern discoteque, part old time showroom where people are seated cabaret style, was the perfect performance space for this Niki Luparelli concoction. Luparelli had a full band performing Led Zeppelin songs while burlesque dancers […]
Juliet Simmons And The Lonesome Romeos played sans drummer last night at The Book And Bar in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, a last minute adjustment that they adjusted to very well, proving that good songs can work well in any musical combo. Simmons proved an exceptionally gifted singer too. The things that girl did with her […]