Samantha Crain

Samantha Crain, Cornelius Crane and Charlotte Hackett

I’ve been enjoying Samantha Crain‘s recent album ‘Kid Face’, so I was heading to the show looking forward to seeing how the songs would translate to a live environment. En route to the Ruby Lounge I thought I was going to be watching two performances, one from Samantha and support from Cornelius Crane. Imagine my surprise when a face I was not expecting appeared on the stage shortly after my arrival. This addition to the lineup was Charlotte Hackett, a local singer-songwriter who I later learned is still only 14 years old.
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Felix Hagan & The Family

Felix Hagan & The Family

Only one week ago I had never heard of Felix Hagan & The Family, but over the past few days I’ve been on something of a whirlwind romance. Thanks to bandcamp I’ve been able to enjoy both the 2011 album Dawn Breaks, The Monster Wakes​.​.​. and the more recent EP String Up The Entertainer multiple times already. After days of waiting, finally Saturday arrives and I get my chance to experience the band live.
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