Album Review – Shawn Jones

Struggle Makes You Stronger By Pam Baumgardner I’ve been going out and catching Shawn Jones’ shows for a few years now.  To be honest, I get a little antsy when he’s out on the road touring.  I don’t want to begrudge others from enjoying his...

Ventura Music Scene is Alive!

This past week alone reminds me yet again of how much I love this music scene here in Ventura. Thursday night I cruised over to Squashed Grapes for what I knew would be outstanding jazz. I love that I can just show up, order a great Italian sandwich and Josh and Adam...

Venues vs Musicians?

Would it make a difference on the venues and festivals and events you attended if you found out the bands were not being compensated?  Or that they had to pay to play?  Or that they were not paid what was promised? Of course it would. Would you be curious to know the...