Sacred Rose Festival – Recap of 8/26/22 Show – American Blues Scene

It was a sun-splashed Friday afternoon in the Chicago suburb of Bridgeview and fans were filling up Seat Geek stadium for the inaugural Sacred Rose Festival. This included members of the American Blues Scene team who were on hand to cover the three-day event, which took place from Friday, August 26h through Sunday, August 28th. … Read more

Phil Lesh & Friends, Black Pumas, The War On Drugs, Umphrey’s McGee, and More to Headline Inaugural SACRED ROSE Festival – American Blues Scene

Peace, love, and a full slate of great music will be served up at the SACRED ROSE festival at SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview, Illinois from Friday, August 26th through Sunday, August 28th. This first-ever festival features an eclectic lineup drawing from the best in Americana. Psych-Rock, Jam, Indie, Soul, Funk, and Bluegrass. This “blooming love … Read more

Songstress Maggie Rose Continues to Spread her Wings on ‘Have a Seat’ – American Blues Scene

She’s slated to play Bonnaroo in June and recently hit the road with the Revivalists. She also just came off a tour with rising blues star Christone “Kingfish” Ingram and appeared at the venerated Grand Ole Opry, a stage she has already graced over 80 times. With a resume like this, it’s obvious that Maggie … Read more

Agile Experiments – Challenger / Edwards / De Rose (Dave De Rose Records, 2022) **** ~ The Free Jazz Collective

By Sammy Stein Agile Experiments are Dave De Rose on drums, John Edwards on double bass, and Tom Challenger on tenor saxophone. This is an uncut live performance recorded in 2021 at Unit 58 (Tottenham, London, UK). The music is immense; At times, the trio blends so well that definition between the instruments is momentarily … Read more