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Delta Rae

It’s been a busy year for the relentlessly hard-working six-piece rock band from Durham, NC, whose sophomore album After It All came out in April 2015. Since the release of their debut album Carry the Fire in the summer of 2012 and 2013’s follow-up EP Chasing Twisters, Delta Rae has been profiled everywhere from NPR […]


Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas

Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas are a wide-ranging, high-energy rock & roll band from Detroit. Their mercurial, often gritty sound reflects all of the Motor City’s musical traditions as well as some outside its geographical and multicultural boundaries. In its thoroughly modern, driving mix are traces of Motown, tough vintage R&B, Latin grooves, raucous surf, […]


Mercury Rev & Beth Orton Perform Bobbie Gentry’s The Delta Sweete

Beginning as avant-pop pranksters and evolving into purveyors of rootsy, majestic psych-pop, Mercury Rev aren’t so much a band as a long, strange trip. The volatility of the band’s early days likely added an extra spark to the one-of-a-kind mix of shoegaze, noise pop, psychedelic, and experimental music on 1991’s Yerself Is Steam and 1993’s […]


Hud featuring Javier Matos

HUD is the brainchild and most recent vehicle of local steel guitar master Javier Matos. It consists of Matos on guitar and vocals, as well as a washboard player and washtub bass. HUD is as authentic as delta blues comes. Truly a local undiscovered gem.


South Memphis String Band

The South Memphis String Band—Luther Dickinson (North Mississippi Allstars), Alvin “Youngblood” Hart (Grammy-winning bluesman) and Jimbo Mathus (Squirrel Nut Zippers) —is greatly influenced by the Mississippi Sheiks, Gus Cannon & The Memphis Jug Band and other string bands and jug bands of their ilk, as well as Mississippi Delta and Hill Country blues.



The brainchild of Delta Spirit’s Matthew Logan Vasquez, Glorietta was born out of a desire to collaborate with friends that Vasquez has collected over the last 10 years. Those friends include Noah Gundersen, Kelsey Wilson, David Ramirez, Adrian Quesada, and Jason Blum. They came together over the course of a nine-day recording session in Glorieta, […]


Editorial Report – Sunday Oct 2, 2016

Sunday Oct 2, 2016 By Mike Alexis & Jon Pruett Defying all known forces of nature and weather-reporting, the blues skies open up on Sunday, bringing with them a seemingly calmer crowd than the day before. The midday sun is cracking through the sky as Buffy St. Marie takes the Swan stage. Buffy St. Marie has […]


Editorial Report – Friday Sep 30, 2016

Friday Sep 30, 2016 By Tim Simmers Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 16 Kicked off with a spirited tradition on a bright day in Golden Gate Park, as sixth graders from all over San Francisco poured into the meadow for the festival’s opening. They laughed, danced and sang to Poor Man’s Whiskey playing popular songs in a bluegrass […]