concerts: the river otters @ steel string brewery

My buddy Robinson, who used to live next door to the Cowboy, has been playing with his new band the River Otters for a while now, but I’m a terrible person who stopped leaving the house for a while. Trav and I went out Saturday night, though, and of course I wasn’t disappointed — the…

nellie mckay — normal as blueberry pie

wye oak @ cat’s cradle, originally uploaded by minervacat. Nellie McKay — Normal as Blueberry Pie: a Tribute to Doris Day.  10/13, Verve Records. I’ve been a fan of McKay since her 2004 debut, Get Away From Me, which the Maternal Unit sent me the first year I was living in the NC; it lived in my…