Ben Pilgrim

Men in Black: Providence Performers on Tonight’s Tribute

As Beth noted, tonight is the all-star Johnny Cash tribute show at RISD Auditorium.  Although the ‘Mericans do have a Daily Dose connection (ahem, some of us were tossing our panties on the ‘Mericans’ stage before Mr. Smith came along—although I’m still not sure Smurf underoos were the best choice), I’m also a big fan of […]

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Brown Bird’s Fundraiser

The good news: Rhode Island (and Maine’s) own Brown Bird will open for Providence darlings The Low Anthem on their European tour in late January and February. The bad news: getting a quartet, their musical instruments and their clean underwear to Europe ain’t cheap. Friends have stepped up, and Brown Bird’s show tonight at The

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Music Wednesday, Cont’d.

Half the reason I love Ben Pilgrim is this photo of him with his cat, Sylvia.  The other half is his excellent music.  With or without his Free Union Band, Ben is quietly and consistently good, and he’s opening tonight for Clint Niosi at Local 121. Clint, a fellow Useless English Degree holder, acknowledges some influences that

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