Absolutely Inspired By Ani DiFranco’s Canon

When I went to the Ani DiFranco concert on her Handful of Dates Tour in Iowa City last month, I was completely BLOWN AWAY! I know, I know – as a female folkie I’m supposed to have Ani’s entire collection already or something, but I think I just wasn’t ready till now to really dig [...]

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Chords for Keep Breathing by Ingrid Michaelson

Wow, two exciting Lyrical Venus firsts just days apart – my first interview, and now my first actual tab! (The Mandy Moore Umbrella chords didn’t really count since I only discovered a hack for it.) I haven’t been able to find chords for Ingrid Michaelson’s beautiful song Keep Breathing, so today I decided to try [...]

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10 Questions with Leslie Berry

I’m very pleased to present you with the first of what I hope to be many Lyrical Venus interviews! I met Leslie Berry when she performed at Cafe Paradiso a few years ago with Lauren Lapointe. Both talented ladies were also very sweet and gracious after the show, and when I shyly told them that [...]

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I Want to Ride My Bicycle – Link Love

The other day I realized that two blogs I read both had a post featuring a cool music video of a girl on a bike. And then I realized, hey, I should let everyone else know about these blogs too! So here we go with a little share-the-link-love: – Zara over at Bon Ton writes [...]

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Wendy Waldman, Wonder Woman!

Finally, the first of last month’s promised concert reviews! Wendy Waldman is one of those musicians I didn’t know I knew. She’s totally amazing, and has been to Cafe Paradiso twice now! If you’ve heard Fishing in the Dark (most recently recorded by Garth Brooks, originally made famous by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), or [...]

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