Music

Best of Frederick 2017 Winners

Twenty-five years seems like a long time, but it can feel like the blink of an eye. Think about …

02.16.17 – Biz Ink, Feature, Food & Drink, Frederick Scene, Lifestyles, Music, People & Places, Tastings

Loud and Proud

When Patty Reese laughs, her entire body gets in on the act. It is a powerful, rusty laugh as …

07.07.16 – In the Studio, Lifestyles, Music

Totally In Tune

Playing a slew of 1980s favorites that you’d find in the jukebox of a really great bar, the members …

06.22.16 – Frederick Scene, In the Studio, Lifestyles, Music

Spirit of ’76

If you’re lucky enough to catch a performance of the Frederick Town Fife and Drum during a First Saturday …

05.12.16 – In the Studio, Lifestyles, Music

Best of Frederick 2016 Winners

Sometimes it feels like “Best of Frederick” keeps getting bigger every year. Well, in fact, it is growing. This …

02.14.16 – Biz Ink, Dining, Feature, Food & Drink, Frederick Scene, Lifestyles, Music, People & Places, Tastings, Travel

Tom Joad’s Footsteps

Mark McKay is possibly the most accomplished songwriting son of Frederick that you’ve never heard of. A regular player …

02.12.16 – In the Studio, Music

Staying Sharp

On any given Wednesday evening from September to May, you’ll find Jennings Glenn at the historic Steiner House in …

12.08.15 – In the Studio, Lifestyles, Music

Rock Climbing

Having recently cut his hair to a more close-cropped ‘do, Knolly Moles (think grassy knoll—the name rhymes) bassist Brad …

11.04.15 – In the Studio, Lifestyles, Music

Up a Creek

His subterranean drawl slides easily across the table as Demian Lewis explains how his band, Hard Swimmin’ Fish, got …

09.21.15 – In the Studio, Lifestyles, Music

Defining Qualities

To describe the band Old Indian is to enter into a maze of contradiction, paradox, incongruity and cognitive dissonance …

07.27.15 – In the Studio, Lifestyles, Music

Music Makers

If you live in Frederick County, and you’ve ever wanted to call the cops on a too-noisy band keeping …

03.13.15 – In the Studio, Music, People & Places

Best of Frederick 2015 Winners

For the 23rd year, we asked our readers what they believed are the best things about Frederick County—the best …

02.15.15 – Feature, Food & Drink, Music

Finding Voice

On a Sunday evening inside the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration in Braddock Heights, the sanctuary is filled with …

04.15.14 – In the Studio, Lifestyles, Music

No Rock for Old Men

Rock’N’Roll is a young person’s game. Let there be no doubt. If Jimi Hendrix were alive today, he would …

01.27.14 – In the Studio, Lifestyles, Music

Covering the Basses

When Scott Ambush performs, the local favorite morphs into the Grammy-nominated artist. As the bass player for the international …

10.01.13 – In the Studio, Lifestyles, Music

Flat Foot Sam’s No Joke

There’s an old musician’s joke that goes like this: A piano player and a harmonica player both fall off …

08.01.13 – Feature, Music, People & Places