Friday, 21 July 2017


Duane Betts and All-Stars Perform Stellar Show for Sarasota

Tuesday night blew the roof off Stottlemyer’s Smokehouse! Over 500 braved the rain and packed in for a performance of Duane Betts and the All-Stars, which included Mike Kach on keyboards and vocals, Mark Serio on guitar, Frankie Lombardi on drums and vocals, Burt Engelsman on bass and 2nd generation guitarist, son of Allman Brother’s Band Dickie Betts.

Jason Haram- Homegrown Blues

This past week I got the opportunity to catch up with Jason Haram as he wrapped up his evening at the "Strictly Blues on the Bay" Jam at the Swordfish Grill and Tiki that Jason hosts every Thursday night. Jason's workhorse, a 62 Fender Stratocaster sits silent, it's sunburst finish in places completely worn away, it proudly bears the scars of his craft.

Melanie: The Voice of a Generation at Fogartyville

Melanie, who became the voice of an era in one magical instant onstage at Woodstock, has been putting the pieces in order.  Pieces of a career, scattered by the winds of experience and assembled again by the force of love into the most personal and brilliant moments of her musical journey.