Tina and the B-Sides

Tina and the B-Sides was formed out of the edgy new wave rock scene that was Minneapolis in the late ’80’s. Schlieske had caught the bug early and had been working the bar scene for several years before she was even legal by sneaking into clubs to perform as early as 1984. Gradually she assembled a band playing a tight fusion of bluesy rock folk-inspired and roughly hewn Americana. They played every club that would have them and by 1989...

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Tina and the B-Sides releasing first album in 12 years

http://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/tinaandthebsides Tina and the B-Sides are releasing their first album in 12 years and we want YOU to be a part of it!! Tina and the B-Sides first started playing dive bars in Minneapolis back in the mid ’80’s. With constant gigging we moved from week nights to week ends and were in high demand in the college towns and major cities in the Mid West all thru the ‘90s. We released a few independent releases,...

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Hoots and Hellmouth

Hoots & Helmouth (Robert Berliner, Todd Erk, Sean Hoots, and Michael Reilly) Hoots & Hellmouth have a lot of nerve. Eight years in, this Philadelphia outfit has taken its blend of soulful roots music to every corner of these United States. Relentlessly spinning their wheels and leaving their hearts on whatever stage happens to welcome them, these guys have been there and done that. Eight years in and they still hunger for more. Keep...

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The Next Big Sound and The Democratization of Music

There is no secret that there is a change happening in the music industry. It’s not just the record industry but with the live music industry as well, which the latter made a wise decision to separate itself from the former in order to save its own ass. At least live music has a future. The change, as we all know, happened in the late 90’s and especially with the launch of Napster in 1999. That’s old news. What’s been happening...

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Deke Dickerson

DEKE DICKERSON KING OF THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD Deke Dickerson is one of America’s musical treasures. As an entertainer and musician, he has toured the world and established himself as one of the foremost purveyors of roots music,headlining festivals from Las Vegas to Finland. As a writer and music historian, he is well known for his regular column in Guitar Player magazine and recently authored two enormous essay projects for Bear Family’s 2007...

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