The Phantom Tollbooth

Music and more from a Christian perspective

Slow down, and have your change ready

Since 1996

JerryTerrysmallNo smoke, no posturing, no pre-recorded tracks – the show was about as free from pretensions as any I've ever seen – and when it was all over, as the last chords of "I Love You #19" left us with a satisfied rock & roll rush, there was a spirit of community...

WW2 copyDanielson Famile, Welcome Wagon,  and The Jeffrey Lewis and Peter Stampfel Band in Concert at The Knitting Factory in Brooklyn, NY. Aside from simply being a mouthful, this was quite an unusual concert line-up ...even for Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Derek Webb Concert I Was Wrong, I’m Sorry & I Love You as reviewed in Phantom Tollbooth Enjoying Derek Webb in a solo acoustic concert in a relatively small and intimate setting brings a quieting light to this artist who is often thought of for shaking the pillars of faith.

Title reviewA New York City landmark becomes church when Donnie McClurkin and Kim Burrell hit the stage...

A COVER IMAGE 90 copyDonnie McClurkin introduces a new label and two dynamic artists - Andrea McClurkin-Mellini and Nancey Jackson Johnson - at BB King's in NYC...

Donnie McClurkin's Perfecting Music Conference as reviewed in The Phantom TollboothI've never felt nothing but welcome in my 20-plus years of attending such concerts.

Not a show-boater, but certainly a masterful guitar player, Dweezil at center-stage is like the eye of the musical storm yet at the same time, the orchestrator of that storm…

Jazzy, outrageous, unpredictable Big Band music featuring everything from two ‘Mr. Eds’ to Frank Zappa….

EISLEYLIVE copy The last train to Trolleywood runs through the valley, with Eisley providing the live music.... and we have the pictures to prove it.

Eisley half width w copyright. New York City's Bowery Ballroom is almost invisible at street level – it's only once you enter, go down the stairs, and eventually back up to the concert space that you realize how much more there is to the place than meets the eye. Kind-of like the headlining act of the night – Eisley.

Festival of Praise Fred Hammond. Fred Hammond's posse of top-tier is the biggest sould gospel concert draw of 2015.

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