Monday Jun 30
Blackstock: In Case You Missed It - 2014, so far
The first half of 2014 brought a lot of record releases by local acts that got plenty of attention - from Willie Nelson's first batch of new songs since the '90s, to a second duo record by Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison, to the auspicious debut of Spanish Gold - but also many more that warranted notice.
Austin Weirdos The Hard Pans Know From 'Mount Bullshit'
The Hard Pans do just about what their quizzical name implies. To quote Mike Stinson, "they scratch and cuss and fight and moan," hoping to get by in this crazy, confusing, mixed-up maze people call a business.
Medford Mail Tribune
Come for the beer, stay for the beards
Sporting a pointy mustache stretching 15 inches from tip to tip, Andrew Huston acknowledged his elaborate facial hair can sometimes pose challenges.
The Missoula Independent Online
The Hard Pans
Budget Cuts by Jed Nussbaum Last year, Americana-rock staple The Gourds announced an indefinite hiatus, leaving legions of fans crying into each others' beer mugs and wallowing in lament.