live music American Routes Shortcuts: Chris Smither By Nina Feldman • Sep 30, 2016 American Routes Each week, American Routes Shortcuts offers a sneak peak into the upcoming American Routes episode. This week, New Orleans Bluesman Chris Smither plays a live show in his current home- Western Massachusetts. Welcome to Alex McMurray's Strange World By Gwen Thompkins • Apr 11, 2013 Dino Perrucci As noggins in New Orleans go, there is no noggin like that of singer-songwriter Alex McMurray. He's got more original characters in his head than a Hollywood film library. Rosanne Cash: Live from Zone C By Ron Curtis • Apr 10, 2012 Rosanne Cash and her husband, John Leventhal, invite you into their NYC home (aka Zone C) for an hour of live music built by audience engagement through social media.