SARAH BOURQUE

Music Journalist

sample of published works

 

 Credit: Betsy Winchell

Credit: Betsy Winchell

Neal casal

Following the success of Circles Around The Sun's"walk-in music" for the Fare Thee Well shows, Casal provided a deeper understanding as to how that project was born.


 Credit: Afshin Shahidi / Universal Media

Credit: Afshin Shahidi / Universal Media

Prince

The unexpected death of Prince brought heartbreak to fans around the world. This remembrance takes a look back at his musical life and the legacy he left behind.


            

           

NAMM SHOW

The annual NAMM show in California provides music industry folk a chance to check out new gear and catch up with old friends.


    

   

MarchFourth - ALbum review

MarchFourth released a high energy, New Orleans flavored album, Magic Number. The album is reviewed track by track, taking the reader on a musical journey.


The filming of PBS' Bluegrass Underground was followed during the five day production schedule. Learn how a live taping is produced.


 Credit: Scott Peterson

Credit: Scott Peterson

David gans

Well known for his work with The Grateful Dead, as well as his musicianship, Gans provided a glimpse into his life filled with  music, writing and the music industry in general.


 Credit: Robert Sutherland-Cohen

Credit: Robert Sutherland-Cohen

BERNIE WORRELL

Bernie Worrell, also known as The Wizard of Woo, wowed audiences over the years with his keyboard magic. Following his death, fans worldwide mourned his loss.


    

   

Christmas JAM

Warren Haynes' annual Christmas Jam, held in Asheville, NC, provided musical delights well into the wee hours of the night.


   

  

Circles Around The Sun

The ''walk in music" for the Fare Thee Well reunion shows of the members of The Grateful Dead unexpectedly received an overwhelming response from fans.


Leslie Mendelson's first new album in eight years is hauntingly beautiful. I break this long awaited album down track by track.


 Credit: news-press.com

Credit: news-press.com

les stroud

Best known as Survivorman, Stroud talks about the lesser known side of his life - his music. He shares stories from the wild and discusses his new musical chapter of life. 


 Credit: Cooper Neill/Getty Images

Credit: Cooper Neill/Getty Images

John popper

John Popper, of Blues Traveler, wrote a hilarious book about his life. His story will keep readers turning the pages, and laughing in hysterics, with each new chapter.


    

   

lockn' festival

Each year, the LOCKN' Festival in Arrington, VA welcomes thousands of fans for four days of nonstop music on three stages.


 Credit: Jay Blakesberg

Credit: Jay Blakesberg

Fare Thee Well - Chicago

The reunion shows sold out immediately. The final show review wraps up the experience that will never be forgotten by all who attended.