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Dan Blakeslee & The Calabash Club | Christmasland Jubilee

Christmasland Jubilee by Dan Blakeslee ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse, the stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that Dan Blakeslee & The Calabash Club soon would be there! Dan Blakeslee has long been a staple of the New England art scene and it just wouldn’t be the holidays without the merriest of all of Santa’s helpers gifting us the most holly jolliest music this side of the North Pole. Earlier this month he and the band released their brand new holiday album…

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2017 | Ryan D’s Top Albums & EPs of the Year

Once again it has been one hell of a year! And once again I mean that in the absolute best and absolute worst of ways for 2017. When everything around us fell apart we had some AMAZING music to help see us through it all. There were so many top-notch albums and EPs released in 2017 which made the year more tolerable than it otherwise should have been. When all else fails at least we have music! These albums and EPs listed below are highlights in a standout crowd of bands and musicians that made it yet another great year for music lovers…


Photos | Christopher Paul Stelling + Dan Blakeslee @ Atwood’s Tavern

October 7th was a special night for the Music Savage gang. Two of our favorite troubadours shared the bill at one of our favorite stomping grounds in the Greater Boston area. Brooklyn’s Christopher Paul Stelling and Massachusetts native Dan Blakeslee brought all the Newport Folk energy they both collected this year playing the festival to the sold out crowd at the intimate Cambridge venue Atwood’s Tavern, and it was a glorious night of boot stomping fun. To say that you missed out if you did not attend is an understatement as both musicians delivered heartfelt performances worthy of a larger…