WIN DJ SHADOW TICKET...

The midwest is a bit brighter with the illumination surrounding TWO appearances by legendary DJ and producer, DJ Shadow!  TheRFW.com has an exclusive opportunity for our fans in the Midwest to win a pair of tickets to his performances in Chicago, IL and Detroit, MI.  Respectively, December 07 and 08, Shadow will shut it down...

2012 Summer Camp Mus...

It may have felt like a dream for some, but as the saying goes, “There’s no place like home.”  Since 2001, Summer Camp Music Festival has grown immensely in size and stature within the festival scene, and The Roving Festival Writer (www.TheRFW.com) has been there every dance step of the way. Even though the...

WAKARUSA 2012

Mulberry Mountain, Ozark, AR

Summer Camp 2012 | P...

Part 2 of Summer Camp 2012 Photo Booth

Summer Camp 2012 | P...

ANOTHER SUMMER CAMP FOR THE BOOKS!

NORTH COAST| Chicago...

This past Labor Day weekend, TheRFW partnered with Rose Mountain Photography to produce the Chicago Shedell Show at North Coast Music Festival.  Below are highlight links to several interviews captured. “The Chicago Shedell Show” Live North Coast Music Festival 2011 Brought to you by: Rose Mountain Photo, Roving...

Americana Outlaws | ...

Americana Outlaws – Ray LaMontagne & The Pariah Dogs Contributing Writer – Garret K. Woodward www.RayLaMontagne.com Ray LaMontagne makes me feel like a teenage girl. Screams of joy escape my lungs when I find out he’s nearby. All my friends grow weary over my constant babbling about him. If there were a life-size...

Shpongle Interview

Interview with Shpongle (Simon Posford) Contributing Writer : Brooke Kettering Make sure you check out the live experience Simon Posford creates at Electric Forest Music Festival!  For more information, check out the event website: ElectricForestFestival.com B: How are you doing? S: I’m good, a little tired, but umm feeling...

Lover Of All Things ...

Lover Of All Things Beautiful – Interview with Fanny Franklin Contributing Writer – Garret K. Woodward www.Myspace.com/FannyFranklin www.OrgoneSpace.com The crowd buzzed like a frenzied hive. Though a curious stick or hungry bear didn’t provoke these busy bees, they were prodded by the ultimate tormentor- cabin...

Karl Denson Intervie...

Contributing Writer:  Edmond Klotz I had a chance to interview jazz musician Karl Denson the other day.  To be honest, before interviewing him I had never heard of him before, and through my research and phone conversation, I was able to discover that he is one of the most interesting and coolest jazz musicians around.  He...

Foo Fighters –...

Foo Fighters – Wasting Light Contributing Writer - Garret K. Woodward Throwing rock, metal and punk into a garbage bag like three starving feral cats, the Foo Fighters emerges from the vicious fight with Wasting Light, an album perfectly summarizing their illustrious career to this point. Razor-sharp guitar chords,...

My Vinyl: Coachella ...

Michele McManmon LA Indie Music Journalist/Photographer http://www.examiner.com/music-in-national/michele-mcmanmon My Vinyl is pleased to give a special Coachella nod to two of the HOT bands to check out next weekend at the festival. Both of these bands hail from the LA county area and are rising Indie music stars to catch...

DEEP DARK ROBOT | Th...

TheRFW LIVE : SXSW Edition (2011) presents Deep Dark Robot featuring Tony Tornay and Linda Perry [Interview Session]

YELLOWBIRDS | TheRFW...

TheRFW LIVE : SXSW Edition (2011) presents Yellowbirds [Interview & Performance Session] Yellowbirds is the moniker for the latest musical exploits of Sam Cohen—guitarist/songwriter/vocalist in the psychedelic collective Apollo Sunshine.  Cohen grew up in Houston, Texas, and while the Texas of his teens may have...

CHASING SHADE | TheR...

TheRFW LIVE : SXSW Edition (2011) presents CHASING SHADE [Performance Session]

Holding the Golden T...

Holding the Golden Ticket – Levon Helm’s Midnight Ramble w/moe. Contributing Writer – Garret K. Woodward Contributing Photographer – Andrew “Dirty Santa” Wyatt www.LevonHelm.com www.moe.org My nose was almost touching the windshield. The road was dark and a slight rain diluted my vision....

The Ross Sea Party |...

TheRFW LIVE : SXSW Edition (2011) presents The Ross Sea Party [Interview & Performance Session]

JAMIE DRASTIK | TheR...

TheRFW LIVE : SXSW Edition (2011) presents Jamie Drastik [Interview & Performance Session]

Winter Carnival 2011

Medieval Times – 2011 Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Contributing Photographer – Andrew “Dirty Santa” Wyatt Contributing Writer – Garret K. Woodward In it’s 114th year, the renowned Saranac Lake Winter Carnival showcased the best, brightest, and boldest of the Adirondack Mountains. With “Medieval Times”...

Garret’s Winte...

Winter Survival Package – Pearl Jam, Cake, Gregg Allman, etc. Contributing Writer – Garret K. Woodward There is only one way to kill cabin fever and that’s with good music. Though the unrelenting snowfall and harsh winds of winter have left some of us frustrated and many of us ready for sunnier days, below are a handful...