Daily Archives: January 7, 2016

Chicago troubadour Will Mackie-Jenkins headlines free show at The Store

Chicago singer-songwriter Will Mackie-Jenkins, a former dweller of the Appalachian mountains in Virginia, released his debut EP Cherries in Bloom last month. Cherries in Bloom tells a narrative of departure, grief, and seasoned love over the course of its six songs. Folk and bluegrass rhythms of his native Virginia are refurbished, made unique, and combined with…

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Songwriting duo Humphrey-McKeown hit Cubby Bear this month

“We ask the questions everyone asks everyday – – can we fix it? Will we ever find happiness? Can we make this last?” says Tom McKeown, of Humphrey-McKeown (HM) original folk-rock Americana songwriting duo. And while HM doesn’t always answer these questions, the HM duo validates the questioning with beautiful melodies and strong musical arrangements…