Tag Archives: Reviews
This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

Review: “This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things” by Barleyjuice

The new CD is a party. The kind of party you’ll remember for a long time. If you can still remember anything.

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littlefallscover

Review: “Little Falls” by Lilt

It’s a bracing and skillful CD from Tina Eck and Keith Carr. It’s wonderful fun. Buy it and play it until it skips.

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Review: “Friends for Life,” The High Kings

The High Kings’ latest album has its high points. And its low points, but thankfully, more of the former than the latter. A preview.

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Solas

Review: “Shamrock City”

The Philly-based band tackles its most ambitious project yet, a triumphant concept album based on the Irish copper mining rats of Butte, Montana.

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Cormac De Barra and Moya Brennan

Review: Moya Brennan and Cormac De Barra at the Sellersville Theater

De Barra and Brennan presented the singer’s well-known repertoire in a new light, and performed many new tunes off the pair’s CD “Voices & Harps.”

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Patrick Fitzgerald and Cara Seymour

Review: Gibraltar: An Adaptation after James Joyce’s Ulysses

The play, focusing on characters Leopold and Molly Bloom, is a tender and complex love story. It has its final Bloomsday week showing at Plays and Players on Saturday. Challenging? Yes. Worth seeing? You bet.

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Review: “800 Voices,” by Danny Ellis

A former student in the notorious Artane Industrial School, Ellis found peace and redemption in music … and the transcending power of the human spirit.

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Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh and Brendan Begley

Review: “A Moment of Madness,” by Brendan Begley and Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh

They’re two masterfully expressive musicians at the top of their game. The new CD is essential listening.

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