Tag Archive for Music

5 Questions: Tinsley Ellis

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Tinsley Ellis may have grown up in southern Florida, but he is one of today’s best blues and rock guitarists and vocalists around. Ellis has been performing for over 40 years and shows no signs of stopping. SD: What was it about the electric guitar that…

5 Questions: Damian Darlington of Brit Floyd

To purchase tickets to see Brit Floyd at the Lynn Auditorium on November 13th visit www.lynnauditorium.com 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Damian Darlington created Brit Floyd back in 2011 after performing in another Pink Floyd tribute band.  Not only is he a vocalist and guitarist, he is also the musical director…

5 Questions: Erin Dickins

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Award-winning jazz vocalist and founding member of Manhattan Transfer, renowned chef and author, Erin Dickins, has performed or recorded with many well-known artists. As a solo artist, Dickins captivates audiences with a stunning voice and upbeat humor. Dickins’ is noted style, literally adding a little sizzle…

5 Questions: Dolly Parton

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Dolly releases her first children’s album “I Believe In You.” This project is especially for children and those young at heart. All of the proceeds will benefit her literacy program Imagination Library. SD: Can you tell us about your first guitar? DP: Music was always a…

5 Questions: Melissa Manchester

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Melissa Manchester’s career is remarkable not only for its longevity and accomplishments, but for its versatility. Following her stint as a founding member of Bette Midler’s Harlettes, Manchester’s tremendously successful solo career brought her critical and commercial acclaim. She has recorded twenty-one albums across her career,…

5 Questions: Brian Wilson

If you missed Brian Wilson’s Pet Sounds show at the Lynn Auditorium in April, here’s your second chance. 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – The former Beach Boy and one of the most innovative and influential creative forces in popular music is bringing one of the most iconic studio albums of all…

5 Questions: Sal “the Voice” Valentinetti

To purchase tickets to see Sal Valentinetti at the Lynn Auditorium September 16, visit www.lynnauditorium.com 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Sal Valentinetti is an Italian-American crooner know best for his flawless vocals, larger than life personality and his heart of gold. From a very young age Sal was influenced by his…