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Honeysuckle Roads

History, Music, and Happenings. Based in Atlanta and DC

Stray Cats 40th Anniversary Tour Comes to Wolf Trap 8-13-19

For the first time in twenty-six years, the iconic New York rockabilly band Stray Cats reunited to produce a new album in Nashville.  To mark the momentous event, they booked a 40th Anniversary Tour.  Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts in... Continue Reading →

Honeysuckle Roads at Nashville Boogie 2019! (Part 2-Sunday)

Saturday of the Boogie was a blast from the past and Sunday was a ball from morning to evening! I started off the day going to brunch with friends from Atlanta who were visiting Nashville: Tiffany, Emily M., and Emily... Continue Reading →

Honeysuckle Roads at Nashville Boogie 2019! (Part 1-Saturday)

Honeysuckle Roads finally made it to the Nashville Boogie!  The epic rockabilly festival is something I've wanted to attend for the past few years.  It was a blast seeing so many bands including some I knew from Atlanta.  I was... Continue Reading →

Oh Boy! The Buddy Holly Tribute/Winter Dance Party at Rock Creek Mansion 2-2-19

On February 2nd, everyone was "rockin' to the rhythm of the blues" at Bethesda's Rock Creek Mansion, celebrating the music of 1950's rockers Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson.  February 3rd marks the anniversary of the... Continue Reading →

Rocking into 2019: Swelltune Records’ “Boston to Austin” Tour Came to Pearl Street Warehouse! 1-6-19

New year, new shows! The Swelltune Records "Boston to Austin" tour blew through Washington, D.C.'s Pearl Street Warehouse like a party train that kept a-rollin' all night long (until the jamboree grand finale)! Featuring some of the biggest rockabilly and... Continue Reading →

Little Lesley and the Bloodshots Tear it Up at Hill Country BBQ D.C.! 9-22-18

The last time I saw Little Lesley and the Bloodshots was at last year's Rockabilly Reckoning in Austell, Georgia.  I thought they were pretty rockin' then, with Little Lesley's bass-jumping antics and her husband and lead guitarist Brian "Swifty" Swift's... Continue Reading →

Honeysuckle Roads Returns to 608 Kent Street for the Patsy Cline Birthday Block Party!

      September eighth marks Patsy Cline's eighty-sixth birthday, and with great excitement I returned to 608 Kent Street on September first to celebrate Patsy Cline's birthday weekend at the tenth annual Block Party! Hosted by the Patsy Cline... Continue Reading →

In Honor of the Late Billy Hancock, “Hot Rod Man” Returns…Tex Rubinowitz and Many More from the D.C. Rockabilly Scene Pay Tribute to a Local Legend

What a memorable night and a celebration of a life devoted to rock.  Within the rockabilly scene both in Atlanta and Washington, D.C. I learned about Tex Rubinowitz and Billy Hancock.  At the May 20th Tribute to Billy Hancock at... Continue Reading →

“Crazy” on Kent Street: A Trip to the Patsy Cline Historic House in Winchester, Virginia

She was the first female solo performer inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.  As one of the first pop-country crossover superstars, she achieved more in her thirty years than most realize in a lifetime, her legendary life tragically... Continue Reading →

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