finding it hard to smile – lovelytheband

Millennial: lovelytheband is one of the bands I want to see at the Austin City Limits Music Festival this year! I haven’t really listened to them much before, but they just released a new album, finding it hard to smile, so I was excited to see what they had to offer. The band’s songs cover topics that hit home for me, specifically the ones on … Continue reading finding it hard to smile – lovelytheband

Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear

Mom: Since we’re a pair of mother-daughter bloggers, I thought it would be interesting to discuss a mother-son musical act, Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear. The folk duo are based in Independence, Missouri. Ruth Ward (aka The Mama Bear) is a 66-year-old singer-songwriter-guitarist. As a young woman, she wanted to pursue a career in folk music, but put that dream on hold to raise … Continue reading Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear