We met up with Americana duo Mandolin Orange (Andrew Marlin and Emily Frantz) backstage before a sold-out show at the 9:30 Club in Washington DC. In part 1 (of 3), we talk about why acoustic music is so popular today, among other topics.
Patrick is out for the rest of the week, but Jim hung out with Mike Snider and Phil Ingrassia to talk about the Liz Phair concert they went to see together.
Bradford Maylor and Patrick Foster talk about going to see Hop Along in Charlottesville VA. Chatting with singer Frances Quinlan. And buying 12 random beers.
Harris writes about friends made at a Rush show. Jo Fleischer tells us about a memorable show with 10,000 Marines. And Gerald Chyzenski offers some new insight into “The Spirit of Radio.”