The Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars is an African band comprised of six members. They said their music sounds reminiscent of reggae beats to the untrained ear, but its roots are in traditional West African drumming.
When musician Benjamin Booker recorded his first EP, Waiting Ones, in 2012 in his parents’ bathroom, he intended its release to be a private affair. Instead, he almost immediately found himself gaining recognition as one of the best up-and-coming rock acts in recent memory.
When Austin musician Elizabeth McQueen was growing up in Columbia, Maryland, she thought she would become a professor. She didn’t expect to make a living as a musician and certainly never thought she would one day perform a live duet with Willie Nelson.
Classic rock fans who never got a chance to see Jimi Hendrix wail on his guitar or watch Oasis’ 1996 performance in Manchester can get a glimpse of those and other iconic moments in music at Modern Rocks Gallery.