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Phil Busse

Phil Busse

Brynna Dean from The Shaky Harlots recently shared a few thoughts about the band’s current state of evolution. RVM: What is your latest project? New songs? A late summer tour?   BD: Our latest project is a combination of all of our individual favorite genres and styles, mixing them together to join into

Playing on September 3 at Walkabout Brewery in Medford, the John Dough Boys mix gravelly blues with appalachian rockabilly—and maybe even a dash of bad boy biker gang grit. RVM: What have you been doing during quarantine? Larry Jenks: During the quarantine we’ve mostly been writing new music and practicing. Practices

Voted Best Band in the Messenger’s 2019 Besties, Giantess is seductive blues-based rock. Band leader Tess Minnick talked with us about the past year. RVM: What is your latest project?   Our current project is working on our debut album titled “Be Love” coming out by the end of the year.

As part of the Messenger‘s annual Music Guide, we are proud to profile local musicians–and provide a music track! Song: Rage (live at the Sound Lounge) Parole Denied A four piece band that has one more band member that genres it blends: Alt-country, rockabilly and punk. This current line-up morphed

As part of the Messenger‘s annual Music Guide, we are proud to profile local musicians–and provide a music track! Song: You and I Song: Cooper Wolf Featuring three part harmonies, a gritty raw energy and wry sense of humor, King Roy Wing is a relative newcomer to the southern Oregon

As part of the Messenger‘s annual Music Guide, we are proud to profile local musicians–and provide a music track! Reverberays: Southern Oregon’s in-land surf band! RVM: What is your latest project?   Our latest project has been yet another basement demo which includes a couple of new original songs. (They can be

As part of the Messenger‘s annual Music Guide, we are proud to profile local musicians–and provide a music track! With versatile vocals ranging from sweet crooning to shrieks, complex vocal harmonies, running bass lines, big dirty guitars, searing bass solos, and wall shaking drums, Death Plant sound comes from a

Photo caption: On August 4, Vance Beach spoke with audiences at Britt Fest before the Keb Mo concert. Last summer, the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer hit Americans with seismic power. The publicity of gruesome footage taken at the scene in Minneapolis were shocking, and jolted

The return of Rogue Valley Chorale to live performances is perhaps the most encouraging and stirring indicator that we are finally and fully (?) rebounding from our COVID hibernation and isolation. Sure, a solo singer-songwriter performing in a venue will be and is a welcome return to normal, but consider

Joining a mental support group can help you through difficult situations. They can also give you friends and support when you need it the most. Sometimes just listening to other people can help you through your circumstances and inspire you to continue moving forward.  Easier than ever before  Joining a