Author Archives: Greg Victor

About Greg Victor

Greg Victor (Parcbench Culture Editor) covers the world for Parcbench... from the Biennale in Venice, to Centre Court in Wimbledon, to Rhythm & Roots Reunion in Bristol, Tennessee. He is based in New York City and frequently on the road.

New Blues: Bernard Allison’s ‘In The Mix’

Bernard Allison — In The Mix Label: Jazzhaus Records On his latest album, In the Mix, bluesman Bernard Allison maintains a traditional blues sensibility while managing to deliver an entirely contemporary collection of songs. Produced and arranged by Bernard Allison, … read more »

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2015 U.S. Clay Court Championship Seeds Announced

Two former champions, Fernando Verdasco (2014) and John Isner (2013) are among the eight players projected to be seeds for the Fayez Sarofim & Co. U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship. Below are the projected seeds for the 2015 tournament: 1. … read more »

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Jim Ed Brown & the Browns, Grady Martin, Oak Ridge Boys To Join Country Music Hall Of Fame

The Country Music Association announced today that Jim Ed Brown and The Browns, Grady Martin, and The Oak Ridge Boys will become the newest members of the revered Country Music Hall of Fame. Jim Ed Brown and The Browns (siblings … read more »

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New Bluegrass: Springfield Exit’s ‘That Was Then’

Springfield Exit — That Was Then Label: Patuxent Music On their new album, That Was Then, Springfield Exit offers 14 flawless, mostly traditional bluegrass songs — each of them as pure and uncluttered as could ever be hoped for in … read more »

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A Look Back At The 2015 BNP Paribas Open

Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep took home the BNP Paribas Open trophy… and by a trophy, I mean a 38-pound baccarat piece of fairly tastelessly-designed crystal that’s so hard to lift it just might send the winner off to the … read more »

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John Austin named Director of Tennis for the Hall of Fame Tennis Club

The International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island has announced that John Austin will be joining the Hall of Fame Tennis Club as the Director of Tennis on April 1, 2015. Austin will draw on his extensive tennis … read more »

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David Fanning’s “Doin’ Country Right” (single)

Ready for a country song that’s destined to dominate the summer of 2015? It’s called “Doin’ Country Right” (written by Josh Osborne, Heather Morgan and Jimmy Robbins) and the charismatic guy singin’ it is Red Bow Records recording artist David … read more »

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It’s North America’s Team ‘PopSock’ in the BNP Paribas Open Men’s Doubles Final!

For tennis fans who have enjoyed the appearance of reigning Wimbledon doubles champions Vasek Pospsil (CAN) and Jack Sock (USA) at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, trying to view their matches has been a somewhat frustrating experience. Unless … read more »

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BNP Paribas Open Results: 3/19/15

With Bernard Tomic withdrawing from the singles quarter-finals competition on Thursday night, Novak Djokovic’s body got an extra day of recovery time from his last match. The other news of note on Thursday was the doubles partnership of Vasek Pospisil … read more »

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Catch Kris Kristofferson, Lady Antebellum & Jason Isbell Online @ Skyville Live

Kris Kristofferson, Lady Antebellum and Jason Isbell are set to perform April 7th on the next edition of Skyville Live. The performances stream exclusively online at SkyvilleLive.com. If you missed the first concert in the series in January, you missed … read more »

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