Rob Azevedo goes inside the local music scene bringing you the best of what’s happening in the Granite State.
When I stood in front of the back coolers at the Dollar Tree five nights ago, I was amazed at the ensemble of delicacies the store now sold. Or maybe they always have. I stick to the armpit and candy isle mostly. This was a new world to me. READ MORE
Maybe 10 yards into the tree line laying beside a fallen tree sat Frank – lost, tired and confused. Frank, as I later learned his name to be, was, is, and likely will always be a homeless person. Worse than homeless, Frank is also touched in the head, not quite all there. READ MORE
Got myself a “get out of town” pass for 48 hours recently without having any real reason to leave town. I just made my way toward Nowhere, all for the heck of it. Sometimes that’s the only place worth seeing. So I saw. READ MORE
And if anyone else cares to bathe alongside me in Kate’s light, join us at The Bookery on Elm Street in Manchester this Friday May 24 at 6:30 p.m. where you can see Dobbins, Kate West, Nick Ferraro and Jasmine Mann — all incredible songwriters — joining me as I read from my new book, “Notes From the Last Breath Farm: A Music Junkies Quest to Be Heard,” which is for sale at the Bookery, and on Amazon. READ MORE
Sunday in the city and I’m a hot mess, burned out couch side, copper tongue sagging out the side of my mouth, just trying to figure what to do with my day. So many hours left to kill before the “Battle of Winterfell” begins. If only I had a barrel of Dragon Glass to sharpen, or a hobby that involved something other than tending to my vices to occupy my time. READ MORE
The book is short, to the point and revealing of the journeys from young to old and every age in between. Music is central to the main character’s being and dancing to each beat like it might be his last. READ MORE