Local Music Reviews: July 2019

Local Music Reviews: July 2019

Suburban Key Party “2nd Place Medals” (Self-Release) Alternative rock band Suburban Key Party could very well unlock the doors to success with this new 6-song EP. Two songs stand out big time: “Sticks & Stones” and “Secrets.” “Sticks & Stones,” for one, has...
Mountaintide Rising

Mountaintide Rising

By Tom Robotham If you’ve lived in this area for any length of time, chances are you’ve seen Jim Newsom perform. Over the last three decades he has been a mainstay at local festivals, while also playing frequently at countless smaller events, in both jazz ensembles...
MUSIC: Bring on the Sunrise

MUSIC: Bring on the Sunrise

By Tom Robotham If you listen to NPR, you’re familiar with BJ Leiderman’s work. For nearly 40 years, his theme music has introduced the public-radio network’s signature program, Morning Edition. Subsequently, the longtime Virginia Beach resident—who now lives in...