The Phantom Tollbooth

Music and more from a Christian perspective

Slow down, and have your change ready

Since 1996

Lifest 2014 as reviewed in The Phantom Tollbooty Above all, friends, faith, and good food again made this event a key summer event.

Lifest 2012 as reviewed in Phantom Tollbooth. Long live the Christian festival!

Love Song concert reviewed in The Phantom TollboothWinsome as the music were the stories behind it.

Lyle Lovett Release Me album art. Lyle Lovett sings with a catch in his throat as though each song had sentimental value.

Mamma Roma as reviewed in Phantom TolboothAn ageing prostitute tries to make a better life for her son

cohn3 His songs are stories and they are unleashed emotion. Every element of composition, instrumentation, and delivery has a way of scooping you up and taking you somewhere … a place Cohn has been, a place he can bring you very near to if you're willing.

marccohnCohn's ongoing musical endeavors are a testament to the healing, liberating powers of music, and they are a gift to  those that take the time to listen closely.

monicaallisonThere are certain artists who are definitely worthy of a road trip, Monica Allison of one of them!!!

paul390It makes perfect sense for the force of nature known as MuteMath to upstage two natural disasters by showing up in New York and throwing a party.

Meany connects with an audience in a way that very few performers can, creating a bond that radiates from the front of the venue to the rear balcony.  A palpable expectation runs through the crowd waiting to erupt at the opening chords of each song...

DSC 7444 72 copyThe palpable energy and visceral gestalt of a MuteMath concert makes the experience an almost addictive pleasure, a cathartic musical therapy to - at least temporarily - break the spell of the typical.



A TITLEThey create not only music, but a shared experience that brings thousands of strangers together like people that have just shared a unique, defining moment.

MuteMath has come a long way since that Knitting Factory show. They’re sounding fresh, energetic, and their vital signs are good



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