So they book the CMAs at MSG and take a page or two out of the official CMJ handbook, putting a country act into every club with anything resembling a stage. But those hicks were just looking for an excuse to hit the big town. What might sadly go unnoticed was the varied stream of excellent female singer-songwriters coming into town just as the cowboy hats were leaving. In my case, watching Toshi Reagon and Big Lovely tear down the house at Makor November 5 only whetted the... More >>>