Carter: Some Things Change

Some Things Change, and some do not Richard Carter Our old friend Ray Wylie Hubbard will play Shrinefest in May. He’s been around for forever and keeps staying relevant. If you have a chance, I suggest you check him and Jack Ingram out at the outdoor show. Going all the way back to the punk…

Carter: New Things

New Things New Things Richard Carter I had an opportunity to go to the area’s newest open mic event Friday night at the 8th Street Coffee House. They have it Friday nights from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., and if you haven’t been there yet to check out sandwiches or the coffee, you need to…

Carter: Benefits

Benefits Richard Carter A number of students from MSU organized and put on a live music show Friday night at the Neon Spur to help fund the April 20 and 21 annual MSU Relay for Life cancer benefit. The music event featured a number of area bands including Shantell and the CSO Band. I was…

Carter: Queen for a fortnight

Queen for a Fortnight Richard Carter So, Saturday was a bittersweet evening at the Iron Horse Pub when the place’s most popular visiting act returned to play. Their most recent performance had been on January 1, 2011. It’s been a while to say the least. They had been scheduled to perform in April 2011, but…

Carter: Practicing

Practicing Richard Carter This last week, I finally got to hear two of my two favorite area bands do a practice. It has been awhile since I’ve heard them play, but to be honest it was the first time they’ve practiced this year. Okay, maybe the second time. It didn’t sound like it. When I…