FEATURES
Briggs Farm Blues Festival - July's Best Music Scene
Briggs Farm Blues Festival has been a fixture in Nescopeck PA for over Twenty years. It's not about the farm, it's about the music. Richard Briggs knows great music and…
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Themify Builder - Making Website Building Easier
Making a Scene presents a review of The Themify Builder and Themes. Your website is your first impression, these are the tools to create a good one Now I have…
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Review of Sonible Smart EQ+
Do we REALLY need another EQ? We have stock eq’s, free eq’s, hardware eq’s, dynamic eq’s, analog modeled eq’s, digital eq’s that can do a zillion cool things… I find…
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Mixing Reference Tools Compared!
Reference tracks can be a valuable tool for keeping an objective viewpoint while mixing. When you listen to a reference track, you get a chance to reset your ears. If you’ve been…
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John Pagano Band Creates Music Video with Just an Iphone
John Pagano Band Creates a Music Video with just an IPHONE! The John Pagano Band - Trouble on Heels https://youtu.be/aCKOX6q-Elg As the music business changes for the independent artist and…
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5 Steps to Mixing With Headphones
Mixing with headphones can be a challenge, and for a long time was generally accepted as something that should only be done if no other option were available. You had…
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The Art of Mic Placement
I see a lot of questions on various discussion groups asking how to best mic specific instruments. Many of the answers will be a mixed bag of various techniques, all…
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Georgia Blues and Roots Festival 2018!
The Atlanta Blues Society will once again bring you the "Georgia Blues and Roots" Festival at the Mable House Barnes Amphitheater in Mapleton Georgia on September 29, 2018 from 12pm…
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Merchandising your Band!
Merchandising Your Band Merchandising your band can make all the difference between just getting by and generating a good income on the road. Even if you are a local band,…
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Road Tips for the Touring Musician (and those who want to be)
INTRODUCTION If you are serious about creating a career as a musician or a band, the one thing you will have to come to terms with is the fact that…
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Nowhere Else Festival - It takes some dedication to get there, but it's exactly where it needs be.
Nowhere Else Festival. A boutique gathering of some of the finest craftsmen and women in the artistic community. If over the river and through the woods takes you home, rivers…
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Tribute Bands or Original? L.I. Music Hall of Fame Create Panels on the L.I.ve Music Scene
On Thursday May 24, The Space at Westbury held an open forum for musicians, artist managers, the press, and music enthusiasts to discuss the state of the Long Island music scene. Appropriately titled…
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Blues Music Awards - Moving toward the Future!
It has become a tradition for me to attend the Blues Music Awards in Memphis Every May. It always falls around my birthday, so it's a great way to talk…
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The Art of Song with David Olney - A Songwriters Workshop
If you’re a songwriter, (or a song enthusiast), and you can go to a songwriter workshop with David Olney, you go, period. “Anytime anyone asks me who my favorite music writers…
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Artist Interviews
The twelve jurors were all writing very busily on slates.
An Interview with Paul Filipowicz
HOME PAGE FACEBOOK PAGE Making a Scene Presents an Interview with Indie Blues Artist Paul Filipowicz! Paul Filipowicz, singer, songwriter, guitarist, harmonica. Born Chicago, IL March 24, 1950. He was…
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An Interview with Russ Green
HOMEPAGE FACEBOOK PAGE Making a Scene Presents an Interview with Indie Blues Artist Russ Green Harmonica player and singer Russ Green’s journey into the blues is different than those of…
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An Interview with Ashley Wineland
HOME PAGE FACEBOOK PAGE Making a Scene Presents an Interview with Ashley Wineland! Whether she is singing and performing, raising money to assist our nation’s veterans, or donating her time…
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An Interview with Jeff Jensen
HOME PAGE FACEBOOK PAGE Making a Scene presents an Interview with Indie Blues Artist Jeff Jensen! Sometimes all it takes is a tiny spark to ignite a raging inferno. For…
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An Interview with Reverend Freakchild
HOME PAGE FACEBOOK PAGE Making a Scene presents an interview with Indie Blues Artist The Reverend Freakchild! In the tradition of such Blues Reverends as Rev. Gary Davis - such…
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An Interview with John Clifton
HOME PAGE FACEBOOK PAGE Making a Scene Presents an Interview with INDIE BLUES ARTIST John Clifton As a co-founder (w/ brother Bill Clifton) of Fresno's The MoFo Party Band, John…
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An Interview with Ben De La Cour!
HOME PAGE FACEBOOK PAGE Making a Scene Presents an interview with Ben De La Cour What happens when the unstoppable force of our dreams meets the immovable object of reality?…
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An Interview with Tom Hambridge
HOME PAGE FACEBOOK PAGE Making a Scene brings you an interview with Grammy Award winning Indie Blues Artist "Tom Hambridge"! TOM HAMBRIDGE is a two time Grammy® Award-Winning Producer, ASCAP…
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An Interview with Dustin Douglas
HOME PAGE FACEBOOK PAGE Making a Scene brings you an interview with Indie Blues Artist Dustin Douglas! In 2014, Dustin Douglas released "Black Skies and Starlight" his first solo record, to rave…
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An Interview with Markey Blue and Ric Latina
HOME PAGE FACEBOOK PAGE Making a Scene presents an interview with Markey Blue and Ric Latina! It’s been an Incredible Year for the Markey Blue Ric Latina Project, Receiving Several Honors…
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An Interview with Giulia Millanta
Making a Scene Brings you an Interview with Singer Songwriter Giulia Millanta! Singer-songwriter, Giulia (Julia) Millanta, is a native-born Italian from Florence who now calls Austin, Texas home. A creative…
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An Interview with Keeshea Pratt
HOME PAGE FACEBOOK PAGE Making a Scene Presents an Interview with 2018 IBC winner and Indie Blues Artist Keeshea Pratt Singing since the age of six, Keeshea Pratt has shared…
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An Interview with Dany Franchi
HOME PAGE FACEBOOK PAGE Making a Scene presents an interview with Indie Blues Artist Dany Franchi! Dany Franchi was born in 1990 in Genoa, IT and he is widely considered…
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An Interview with The Lucky Losers!
HOME PAGE FACEBOOK PAGE Making a Scene presents an interview with Indie Blues Artists Cathy Lemons and Phil Berkowitz of the Lucky Losers! Accompanied by a dynamic four piece ensemble,…
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John Pagano Band
Northeast/Canada Tour
Come out and see the John Pagano Band as they set out on a Northeast/Canada Tour Starting August 1! 

August 2nd-Jonathan’s Landing(Magnolia,DE)
August 3rd- Bobbiques (Patchogue, NY)
August 4th- Long Beach (Smithtown, NY)
August 9th - Thunder Road (Boston, MA)
August 10th- Pub Limoilou (Quebec City)
August 11th- Donnacona Blues Festival (Donnacona, Quebec)
August 12th- Pub O Totem (Donnacona, Quebec)
August 15th- Jones Beach Bandshell (Wantagh, NY)
August 16th- Rockwood Music Hall (NY, NY)
August 17th- Sellersville Theatre (Sellersville PA)
August 18th- Madams Organ (Washington DC)
August 19th- The Pour House (Raleigh, NC)

Check the John Pagano Website for more dates!
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CD REVIEWS
Big Apple Blues Manhattan Alley
Big Apple Blues Manhattan Alley Stone Tone Records Big Apple Blues’ 2015 album “Energy” was a “creative fusion of instrumental blues, soul, funk and rock”. This new album “Manhattan Alley”…
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Eddie Palmieri Full Circle
Eddie Palmieri Full Circle Uprising Music (Ropeadope) Multi-Grammy Award winning pianist and music legend Eddie Palmieri delivers a new album of Salsa classics, expanded and refreshed, at the age of…
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Cyrille Aimee Live
Cyrille Aimee Live Mack Avenue Records This new live recording from Cyrille Aimee marks the end of an era. The performance was the last from her with this great band.…
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KEVIN GORDON - Tilt and Shine
Tilt and Shine Crowville Media Kevin is an artist who immerses himself into a performance. There are bits of him left on stages at concert halls and dive bars around…
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Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio Something Smells Funky ’Round Here
Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio Something Smells Funky ’Round Here Alligator Records In high school Elvin Bishop won a full scholarship to attend The University of Chicago and he arrived…
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John Prine - "Tree of Forgiveness"
It's been a long time since John Prine released an album of original material, and some long-time fans, like me, might be worried that he might sound different, or the…
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The Little Red Rooster Blues Band Lock Up the Liquor
The Little Red Rooster Blues Band Lock Up the Liquor Self-released The Little Red Rooster Blues Band has been perhaps the Philly area’s most prized blues band for three decades…
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Big Harp George Uptown Cool
Big Harp George Uptown Cool Blues Mountain It’s as if the melody and refrain to Paul Simon’s “Graceland” has taken on this verse for so many blues musicians - “We’re…
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Biscuit Miller “Live” At The North Atlantic Blues Festival
Biscuit Miller “Live” At The North Atlantic Blues Festival Independent David Miller was raised on the south side of Chicago. He was nicknamed “Biscuit” by his grandma as he wouldn’t…
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Rory Block A Woman’s Soul: A Tribute to Bessie Smith
Rory Block A Woman’s Soul: A Tribute to Bessie Smith Stony Plain Records Aurora “Rory” Block spent her formative years as part of the Greenwich Village folk music scene. At…
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McClenty Hunter Jr. The Groove Hunter
McClenty Hunter Jr. The Groove Hunter Strikezone This is drummer McClenty Hunter Jr.’s first album as a leader.  For the past decade Hunter has been an integral part of the…
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Jared Gold Reemergence
Jared Gold Reemergence Strikezone The title suggests re-entry after a hiatus but that’s not the case with Jared Gold’s ninth album.  Yet, there is a method to it, given that…
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Vanessa Collier Honey Up
Vanessa Collier Honey Up Independent Vanessa Collier graduated Boston’s Berklee College of Music with degrees in Performance, Music Production, and Engineering. In 2014 Collier released her debut album “Heart, Soul…
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Lady A Doin’ Fine
Lady A Doin’ Fine Independent Anita White a.k.a. Lady A makes her home in the greater Seattle area. She has been a Pacific NW Blues favorite for over a decade…
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Steve Howell and The Mighty Men Good as I Been To You
Steve Howell and The Mighty Men featuring Katy Hobgood Ray Good as I Been To You Out of The Past Music Steve Howell is from the area around Texarkana. That…
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The Nouveaux Honkies Loud In Here
The Nouveaux Honkies Loud In Here Independent The Nouveaux Honkies are Tim O’Donnell and Rebecca Dawkins. This is there fourth full length recording but their first album was strictly blues…
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Dharmasoul Lightning Kid
Dharmasoul Lightning Kid Independent Dharmasoul is guitarist/vocalist Jonah Tolchin and drummer Kevin Clifford. They met in 2008 at the National Guitar Workshop in Connecticut when they were fifteen. This is…
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The High Cost Of Living Strange by Ben de la Cour released spring 2018 on Flour Sack Cape Records
A boxer and a rocker who was born in London, raised in Brooklyn, Ben de la Cour played dive bars underage and dropped out of school to join a Heavy…
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Bridget Kelly Band


PODCASTS
Music on the Couch Show #430
MUSIC ON THE COUCH SHOW #430 – 07/16/18 LISTEN HERE: http://tobtr.com/10875179   IN LAYMAN TERMS – COUCH KID NEWS Logan & Cole Layman, along with bandmates Hamed Barbarji and Nick Davidson…
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LIVE From the Midnight Circus Featuring Paul Filipowicz
Making a Scene Present LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring Indie Blues Artist Paul Filipowicz! This is the Voice of Indie Blues, the show that brings you the future of…
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring Russ Green
Making a Scene Presents LIVE from the Midnight Circus with the Featured Artist Russ Green! This is the Voice of Indie Blues, the show that brings you the future of…
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus "Indie Blues Double Shot" 7/7/2018
Making a Scene Present LIVE from the Midnight Circus "Indie Blues Double Shot" PODCAST! This is the voice of indie blues, the show that brings you the future of the…
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring Jeff Jensen
Making a Scene presents LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring Indie Blues Artist Jeff Jensen! This is the Voice of Indie Blues, the show that brings you the future of…
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring Reverend Freakchild
Making a Scene Presents the Podcast of LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring Reverend Freakchild This is the Voice of Indie Blues, the show that brings you the future of…
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring John Clifton
Making a Scene Presents LIVE from the Midnight Circus Podcast featuring John Clifton! This is the Voice of Indie Blues, the show that brings you the future of the blues…
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus "Indie Blues Double Shot"' 6/30/2018
Making a Scene presents LIVE from the Midnight Circus Indie Blues Double Shot PODCAST! This is the VOICE of Indie Blues, the show that brings you the future of the…
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Music on the Couch #429 7/2/2018
MUSIC ON THE COUCH 07/02/18 – SHOW #429 LISTEN HERE:   CALGARY BLUES FEST Cindy McLeod joined me to discuss this years’ festival and all that will be taking place.…
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring Tom Hambridge
This is The Voice of Indie Blues the show that brings you the Future of the Blues being made by artists who Embrace the Diversity of the Blues and are out there touring and creating new…
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring Dustin Douglas
This is The Voice of Indie Blues the show that brings you the Future of the Blues being made by artists who Embrace the Diversity of the Blues and are out there touring and creating new…
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring Markey Blue and Ric Latina!
Making a Scene presents the PODCAST of Live from the Midnight Circus featuring Markey Blue and Ric Latina! This is the voice of Indie Blues, the show that brings you…
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus "Indie Blues Double Shot" 6/23/2018
  This is the VOICE of Indie blues! The show that brings you the future of the blues being made by touring artists who are creating new original music rooted…
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring Keeshea Pratt!
Making a Scene presents The PODCAST of LIVE from the Midnight Circus featuring Keeshea Pratt! This is The Voice of Indie Blues, the show that brings you the Future of…
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring "The Lucky Losers"!
Making a Scene presents The PODCAST of LIVE from the Midnight Circus featuring The Lucky Losers! This is The Voice of Indie Blues, the show that brings you the Future…
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LIVE From the Midnight Circus Featuring Dany Franchi
Making a Scene presents LIVE from the Midnight Circus featuring Dany Franchi Podcast! This is The Voice of Indie Blues, the show that brings you the Future of the blues…
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