“HowellDevine plays The Music with the original feel, intent and spirit, and you can tell they love the music while delivering some real blues in their own way. The singing and playing is never strained and they play with easy confidenceâ€¦they donâ€™t have to prove anything. Thereâ€™s tasty slide, harp and rhythm with relaxed vocals that all blend together for a wonderfully satisfying experience…it knocks me out to hear a group playing such good quality blues today.”
~ Charlie Musselwhite
“What a pleasure to find a young band that really gets the blues…Deep and true to the roots. Really digging this record and so glad theyâ€™re on the scene.Â ”
~ Bonnie Raitt
“We love them – they are great!”
~Â ElvinÂ Bishop
Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.
The BBCLP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit...
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Gigging musicians! You have nothing to lose but your lack of a collective voice to achieve fair wages for your work!
The IMA can be a conduit for you, if you join in to make it work.
Read more here - Andy Gilbert's Feb 25 article about the IMA from KQED's site