Tag Archives: Black Crowes

A Classic Night Of Black Crowes at the Civic

If you heard a tape of the Black Crowes’ first night at the Civic Theater on Tuesday, you might think it came from some hip FM rock station circa 1970-72. The Crowes’ show was lit up by a stack of covers, of which the Rolling Stones’ “Torn & Frayed” (from ‘72’s Exile on Main Street) [...]

Fest News: Beyonce Added to Essence, Hangout Lineup Announced

On the heels of Beyoncé’s fierce Super Bowl XLVII halftime spot comes the news that her “Mrs. Carter Show World Tour” is adding a performance at the 19th annual ESSENCE Festival, held July 4-7 in New Orleans. Queen Bey last played ESSENCE in 2009, and in 2005 as a member of Destiny’s Child. Younger sis [...]

The New Festival Kid on the Block

Shaul Zislin loves Gulf Shores, Alabama’s white sand beaches, and he hopes they stay that way. He’s monitoring the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico and the containment efforts because this weekend, he’ll present the new Hangout Beach & Music Fest in Gulf Shores, a festival that combines the fest experience with the beach [...]

YouTube du Jour: Luther Dickinson

The guitarist for the N. Mississippi All-Stars and the Black Crowes plays the Maple Leaf tonight. Here he is playing solo on WREG, Memphis’ CBS affiliate.

Hill Country Revue, Make a Move (Razor & Tie)

When the North Mississippi Allstars’ guitarist Luther Dickinson joined the Black Crowes on tour in 2008, his bandmates, brother Cody and bassist Chris Chew, hatched up a homespun conspiracy of their own, the Hill Country Revue, a midnight blues band with an intense affinity for the sounds of North Mississippi and an appetite for southern [...]