BECCA MARX: July 9th Hoot Preview — It’s really about the love of music; live music is the spark to my flame. Over the years I’ve experienced another emotion when it comes to music: frustration. It goes like this…”Have you seen (insert local artist name here)?” Eighty percent of the time I get a blank stare in reply, and someone starts talking about how Madonna kissed some guy onstage somewhere…Old news people! She’ll kiss a toad if it keeps her in front of your face. Take offense if you want, but you know that it’s true. Read more…

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BECCA MARX: Hoot Report from Harriet Brewing, May 21, 2015 — Memorial Day is a time to reminisce about the old days and hold dear the memories of loved ones. The Mad Ripple Hootenanny last night relived old times, but created new memories to cherish, as well. Read more…

JIM WALSH’S THE MAD RIPPLE HOOTENANNY THIS WEEK: “This is a brand new song…” — Dear Good People: If you’re like me, some of the most exciting words in the English language are when a songwriter says, “This is a new song, and this is the first time I’ve played it.” Read more…