Crystal Brown's Profile

THIRD EYE BLIND: THE FULLY-CHARMED LIFE

With two multi-platinum albums, and three singles that charted in the Billboard Top 10, Semi-Charmed Life, Jumper, and How’s It Going to Be, the alternative rock band, Third Eye Blind has lived nothing short of a semi-charmed life.  The San Francisco band, led by front man, singer, and...

GRAB YOUR SKATES, SKELETONS, AND GHOST DOGS

IT’S TIME FOR THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS!  The Northern Kentucky Black-N-Bluegrass Rollergirls presents their annual end of the season party, a Nightmare Before Christmas themed party at the Southgate House Revival in the Sanctuary.  Although costumes are optional, you may want to become a...

THE SAFE AND SOUND SOUND OF CAPITAL CITIES

Who will keep you safe and sound if the sky falls down and you’re six feet underground?  Straight out of LA, the band formed when the chance meeting of the frontmen, Ryan Merchant and Sebu Simonian met via Craigslist in 2008 and began writing jingles.  After two years of collaborate writing,...

GET YOUR FIX OF BLUEGRASS ASIDE THE OHIO

Banger Mayes, a long time resident of Grants Lick Kentucky and supporter of Bluegrass and American Roots music, will be honored through the first annual Bluegrass and American Roots festival – The “Banger Mayes” Festival or Mayesfest. Located in his own backyard, the Bellevue Beach Park,...

One Way or Another: Blondie's Gonna Getcha!

With over 40 million albums worldwide, who can forget the head bopping jingles like Heart of Glass and Call Me? The classy American band, Blondie was the most commercially successful band to emerge from new wave movement of the late '70s in the midst of the much-vaunted punk scene. Born in New York...

SHOOTER JENNINGS: A MUSICAL AUTOBIOGRAPHY at tSGHR

The only son of country legends, Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter, Shooter Jennings, inherited his musical talent honestly. Spending his childhood on a tour bus, Shooter picked up the drums and piano by the time he was five. At fourteen, he discovered guitar and Southern rock and later, Guns N'...

WHY THE MULTIFACETED WHY??

Indie rock?  Folk? Hip hop?  Rap?  All can be used to describe the many different styles of this native Cincinnati band comprised of the Wolf brothers, Yoni and Josiah, and McDiarmid.  With their debut album, Elephant Eyelash, Why? began to acquire a fan base who appreciated their grinning...

CALLING ALL BEARD FANS!

Do you have a beard?  Do you like beards?  Join in with other beard fans for the 6th Whispering Beard Folk Festival in Friendship, Indiana for the weekend long party of picking, singing, and dancing beards.  The outdoor show features traditional folk music to preserve and inspire fans young and...

The Not So Plain White T’s

Plain?  The Plain White T’s are a far cry from plain.  Take a journey inside their personal diary of this multifaceted group to see how they evolved to what they are today.  In the year of 1997 in the suburbs of Chicago, three high school friends gave birth to The Plain White T’s. ...

The Girl Next Door: An Interview with Margaret Darling

There is no arguing that Margaret Darling is talented.  From her contributions in The Seedy Seeds, playing the accordion and guitar and singing her heart out, to her solo project, where she is currently focusing her energy, she has continued to grow as an artist, especially as a songwriter. ...

MERLE HAGGARD SINGS THE STORY OF HIS LIFE, HONESTLY!

Take a seat, get cozy, and listen carefully as Merle Haggard tells the story of his life through music.  As a singer, songwriter, and even actor, Merle Haggard has transformed into a living legend over the past fifty years.  Music was in his blood, but Haggard had to find and appreciate it. ...

Bunbury Preview: DAAP Girls

Who are the DAAP Girls you may ask?  “Just ask the next DAAP girl you meet,” explained Jay Duckworth, their bassist and vocalist.  All five members met while dating the same lady, and even though she was “beautiful and charming,” they “liked each other better,” sharing the same...