Effortless Soul: The Marcus King Band

Photography by Lizzie Morelli

Like many of you I follow Marcus King on Instagram. I have a deep appreciation for his style and I wish I could pull off the hat that has become his staple. His aesthetic is reminiscent of the past. There is a vibe about him. I attended my first Marcus King Band show on Sunday in Phoenix and even before he walked on stage you could feel that energy. The room was dark, except for the stage lights and the vintage looking Orange Music Electric Company amplifiers. The entire stage started to tell a story.

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[Photo Stories] Trampled by Turtles Sell Out The Sylvee

Trampled by Turtles packed out The Sylvee last night in Madison, Wisconsin. Joining TBT for a number of dates on their 2020 winter tour, is the genre bending Wisconsin natives, Them Coulee Boys. Them Coulee Boys, opened the show with their rock, punk, bluegrass and Shatter Imagery (@Shatter_Imagery) was there to capture the magic. The tour rolls on tonight at The Intersection in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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[Photo Stories] Pigeons in the Day Time: World Cafe Live

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong delighted fans today with a set in the middle of the day. The foursome hit the stage at around noon and played one full set at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. The event was broadcast live and they closed out the set with the Talking Heads original Psycho Killer and encored with Fun in Funk. Photographer Vic Brazen was there and shot the show. Check out the setlist and full photo stories gallery below.

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[Interview] Karl Denson’s Not So Tiny Universe

Karl Denson has been playing music for a long time. If you’re not seeing him in Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, then you’re probably seeing him as the saxophonist for The Rolling Stones or maybe in The Grey Boy Allstars - another group he co-founded in the 90’s.  One thing that really stands out about Karl is his need to create something that speaks to everyone for the purpose of informing. He is not interested in shying away from politics and is instead diving into the conversation through his music.

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