Playing for Change at the World Cafe

One of the great triumphs Earbender generated on the Playing for Change tour was a booking on WXPN‘s immensely popular and influential syndicated daily program, The World Cafe with David Dye. This episode will be broadcast nationally on December 23. On it, the group performs “A Change is Gonna Come,” “Stand By Me” and Tracy […]

Sirius XM Hosts Playing for Change on "The Joint"

Master guitarist Louis Mhlanga settles in at Sirius XM

The Joint is one of the best stations on Sirius XM, so you can imagine how proud I was to introduce the Playing for Change band to Pat McKay. She happens to be one of the most gracious and competent personalities in all radio, and […]

Playing for Change in NY

Bushman, John Rosenfelder, Mermans Kenkosenke and Mohammed Alidu backstage at Town Hall NY (Photo by Greg Johnson)

My first encounter with the Playing for Change tour was at Town Hall on October 25. For those in the house, it was a joyous evening of song and positivity. Joining the tour that night was Bushman, […]

Playing for Change Disrupts Earbender.com

Last week I was at radio stations with the Playing for Change band, and I got bit distracted from the blog. In the coming months, I’ll be undergoing a technology upgrade which will enable me to log on remotely with greater reliability.

A few of the duties included attending their show at Town Hall on […]

Grandpa Elliott Solo Album to Debut Playing for Change Label

Playing for Change presents Grandpa Elliott

Concord Records has announced the debut release on the Playing for Change label will be Grandpa Elliott‘s Sugar Sweet.

On the tasty, well-titled, Sugar Sweet, Grandpa Elliot performs classic southern soul, blues, folk and r & b songs with his deep and charismatic voice. He is also joined […]