Red Mountain Jug Band – Tell Me Something New Album Release

  Six years ago, I met Jerrod Atkins and Corey Medders, two of the founding members of the Steel City Jug Slammers, and did an article about them for The Leaf magazine. After several years of blood sweat and tears living life on the road, traveling the country, busking towns, and playing club gigs, the original Jug Slammers captured a significant following in roots music...Read More

Love In Reverse

A little over a year after his first critically acclaimed album, Mr Right Now, Jubal John has released a new single, "Love in Reverse." Some songwriters just have a natural ability to compose songs and lyrics with infectious melodies and addictive lyrical hooks that get lodged in your memory and won't go away. Jubal’s new song is no exception with his signature...Read More

Jubal John ~ Mr Right Now Moving On

Jubal John lives and breathes music and his lifetime of studying and playing an array of styles and genres while honing his song-writing skills culminated in the release of his first full-length album, Mr. Right Now  in November last year. Engage Jubal in a conversation about music and his enthusiasm springs to life, and this contagious vibe is only rivaled by the...Read More

Bunko Squad at Crestwood Tavern

Bunko Squad made a rare appearance last month at a haunt known for clandestine affairs held under the guise of pizza, pool tables, and beer. The Crestwood Tavern has long been an after-hours hangout for spies and other mysterious characters in our community and a place where they can mingle with all the civilians, get new intel, and knock down a burger...Read More

2013 Americana Music Association Conference & Awards

Published in the Mid-September issue of e - Leaf Magazine. With over a century of recorded music born on American soil, you can take your pick of styles and genres from all of the big categories like Rock, Country, Blues, Gospel, Folk, or good old Southern Rock to lesser consumed, but equally important grooves like Jazz, Hillbilly, Texas Swing, Dixieland, Ragtime, and...Read More