Rich Monetti

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Mahopac Tenor Drummer Enjoys Stepping in Place with Bagpipe Band
6 days ago
The Blackthorn Pipe Band can usually be found ascending 5th Avenue every March 17 in New York City, where they proudly march to the Irish spirit of St. Patrick. They also answer the call for a number ...
Giada Valenti Brings the Romance of Italy in Her Music
19 days ago
Born in Venice, Giada Valenti never sat down and made a conscious decision to become a singer. The Valenti family was inherently musical and her grandmother was a well known professional singer in the...
Gil Bridges of Rare Earth Charges Racism for Being All White Band Kept out of Motown Museum
a month ago
When Gil Bridges was in grade school in Detroit the only instrument taught was the violin. His dad thought it a girl's instrument so he had to wait. At ten, Bridges saw Aldo Ray performing the saxopho...
The Wolff & Clark Expedition on Tour and Hanging out with Fans
a month ago
The Wolff & Clark Expedition set out two years ago off a long working relationship between pianist Mike Wolff and drummer Mike Clark. With a debut album that goes with the tour, the adventure has so f...
Love X Stereo Brings Electro Rock from South Korea
2 months ago
Love X Stereo plays an electro-rock sound that is heavily influenced by punk and alternative music of the 1990s. Based in Seoul, Love X Stereo makes the rounds in America and was last in the US with t...
Ensiferum Brings the Message with Mythology and Metaphor
2 months ago
In 1995, lead guitarist Markus Toivonen began the Heavy Metal band Ensiferum, (which means sword bearing). The Helsinki based band has long mixed their metal with traditional folk melodies, while rely...