Michael Rivest, who writes for the TU and does a ton of great things in the community, talked with a couple of friends - Earl Thorpe (who currently sings with The Heavenly Echoes) and Persell McDowell. The two were at the core foundation of "The Brothers," a Civil Rights, activist group formed in Albany in the mid-1960s. Hear about that, and Earl's earlier group The Fidelity's, a doo wop group from the late 50's.
The young woman who was the performer on the second season of HBO's True Detective, Lera Lynn - singer, songwriter, performer, is coming to The Massry Center on February 2nd. For more information, visit the Massry Center website. To buy tickets, click here.