A Conversation with Local Musician Michael McHenry

By: Jeni Parris Brady

Local musician Michael McHenry’s brand of rock music has been described as soulful, psychedelic, and funky. With over 35 years of performing and recording experience, he has toured and played with bands including Sheena Easton, The Jacksons, George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic. Locally, he’s worked with with Caribash, Clones of Funk, Six, Mama Jama, Mary Ann […]

July 13, 2016

Out on the Town, Annapolis Style…

By: Sinead Harold

In Ireland, where I’m from, we have a huge pub culture. The pub is where folks go to gather and exchange with friends or work colleagues what we’ve been up to in our day-to-day lives. It’s kind of a meeting hub for our social lives, so to speak. I’ve found that historical Downtown Annapolis is […]

May 20, 2016

Sounds of September

By: Lindsay Bolin Lowery

True, summer’s coming to a close. But live music continues to waft through the streets, pubs, and parks of Annapolis during the month of September. Whether it’s a rockin’ cover band you’re after, young emerging artists with a surprisingly mature sound, the melodic sounds of indie rock, smooth jazz or even grooving gospel, the local lineup will not disappoint.

August 27, 2015

Meet the Locals: Erin McNaboe

By: Symmetry

Erin McNaboe has an easy smile, an openness that make people who first meet her feel immediately comfortable, and an ever-so-slight Southern accent—which suggests that she’s not from around here. And, indeed, she grew up primarily in the South. But the thirty-something president of the Rams Head Group is so entrenched in the Annapolis ‘scene’—not […]

April 23, 2015

Long-Awaited Album Release of Local Talent, Alexander Peters

By: Lindsay Bolin Lowery

My first listen to Alexander Peters’ new album Youth Belongs to the Young was on THE most frigid, wintery night of 2015 yet, but the sound fills the space with such warmth and light, I can’t help but feel like bike rides in the sun are just around the corner. This Friday, February 20th, supporters […]

February 17, 2015

Lively Annapolis Music Scene Draws Loyal Fans

By: Lindsay Bolin Lowery

On any given night, you might catch any one of these bands—Skribe, Swampcandy, or Pressing Strings—playing the local Annapolis bar scene. But on a wintry night in January, they were the main act at Ram’s Head On Stage (33 West Street), and their supporters turned out to pack the house. January 10th marked Volume 1 […]

January 27, 2015