Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band's "The River Tour 2016" was originally conceived as a relatively modest 20 show outing to celebrate the 35th anniversary of Bruce's 1980 landmark album "The River".
Not long after introducing her fusion of African rhythms, American folk, reggae and soul to the Pacific Northwest, Naomi Wachira was chosen by the arts savvy Seattle Weekly as the "Best Folk Singer in Seattle".
In keeping with what has become somewhat of a tradition, Team Blake’s final three contestants on The Voice were presented with brand new Takamine guitars by their beloved coach and longtime Takamine player Blake Shelton.
The coveted CMA Award presented during Wed night’s 50th Anniversary CMA Award Show pairs nicely with the Recording Industry Association of America’s (RIAA) recent recognition of Garth as the only recording artist in history to have 7 albums reach RIAA’s “Diamond” status (over 10 million units sold).
As Kevin Buell triple-checks the tuning of an EF381-SC 12 string, the set list from Bruce arrives - thirty two hand written song-title abbreviations that Springsteen has in mind for this first of two nights at Citizens Bank Park in Philly.