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Archive for March, 2006

The Square Peg Alliance

Friday, March 24th, 2006

One of the downsides of Christian music becoming a big business is that artists are now bound to the all-powerful bottom line at music labels. Artists that don’t appeal to the majority (and the majority appears to be youth group friendly rock or easy listening praise and worship) are squeezed out at the edges. In […]

In the shadow of the Old Mountain

Monday, March 20th, 2006

It seems lately that all I do is post concert reviews, but well, I’ve been very fortunate in that some great shows have all through town this March. This weekend was no different. Phil Keaggy played at Mount Carmel Church in Stone Mountain, Georgia. Adriene had a “girls night” with her friends, and I was […]

The Choir in Athens, Georgia

Sunday, March 12th, 2006

Setlist: Consider Children of Time O How the Mighty Have Fallen Fine Fun Time Mercy Will Prevail Yellow Skies Sad Face A Sentimental Song To Cover You Tear for Tear/About Love Circle Slide — To Rescue Me The Choir said after 1996 they would never tour again. So, when the band announced they would be […]

The Violet Burning at the Marietta Vineyard

Friday, March 3rd, 2006

There is still a place for heart-on-your-sleeve rock and roll and the Violet Burning has it abundantly. Even though Micheal Pritzl was at this very venue only a couple weeks earlier, he brought his band back last night to deliver a couple hours of rock for us. The band features a new album, titled Drop […]

Stealth Disco-ed!!

Thursday, March 2nd, 2006

I had forgotten about this picture, but I saw it recently and now I remember from this past Christmas in Nashville. I had been bested! After scoring an assist in a couple stealth discoes, my days were numbered before someone got me. Kudos, Susan, but you better watch your back.