Tony Brown had an awe-inspiring performance in the open mic last night, and the T&G was there to cover it –
Remembering the Blues (from T&G Online Pop Culture Notebook)
by Victor Infante
“On Sunday night at the Poets’ Asylum, held in the Frontroom of WCUW Radio on Main Street, Worcester, poet Tony Brown took the stage during the open reading and arrested the room with a poem recalling a concert at Gilrein’s in the ’90s. It was powerful, personal stuff, depicting the way music can fold the world away, until all that’s left is yourself and the music. Those fleeting embers are transformative moments, and speak to the heart of just how important a role music – or any art form, really – can play. We were so moved we invited Brown to share the poem, “Home of the Blues,” here.”
Read the rest of the article, and the poem by Tony Brown at the T&G online, here.