Howdy, folks. Just thought I'd let you know that I'm going to be out on vacation for the next week; so except for a post or two that I've set to automatically publish in my absence, activity will be scarce here for a bit. But fear not, I shall return on July 20. I'll see you then.
On the Beat takes the pauses that refreshes
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About the blogger
David Menconi has been the News & Observer's music critic since 1991. Before that, he spent five years at the Daily Camera in Boulder, Colo. He has a masters in journalism from the University of Texas and a B.A. in English from Southwestern University. You can find more of his writing here.