The Phantom Tollbooth

Music and more from a Christian perspective

Slow down, and have your change ready

Since 1996

This was one of those gigs that you catch at just the right time and place.

 A fearless reviewer once again encounters a past partially objectionable content provider, self-proclaimed pastor of "The Church Of Nothing But The Truth" at a worthy cause. CAUTION: ADULT LANGUAGE, ADULT SITUATIONS, NSFW but, as always, reviewed from a Christian perspective.

bombay-dub-orchestraBombay Dub Orchestra releases an impressive collection of world fusion songs sure to set the standard for future world music releases. 

The Jazz Estate logo. Home town R & B favorites runite thanks to a neglected set of congas and a a nudge from the holy spirit.


Burlap title90As a live band, Burlap to Cashmere has come a long way from the live recording they made at this very venue fourteen years ago...

Burlap To Cashmere in Concert as reviewed in The Phantom Toolbooth

What stays with the audience is the poetry and lead vocals of Delopoulos, the unbelievable guitar work of Philippidi, the tightness of the band’s rhythm, and the close relationship of the band as the music and the night sweep us away to another, more beautiful, simpler time.


Burlap live 90A triumphant return to The Bitter End for Burlap to Cashmere. definitely looking towrd the future and not simply 'homeward bound'.....


This is what musical performance is supposed to be: unpredictable, inspired, dynamic......

TITLEFor about an hour and ten minutes Christine Vaindirlis and her powerful five-piece band  brought a little bit of South Africa to New York, right in the shadow of Tompkins Square Park

Cloverton in Concert as reviewed in Phantom TollboothFaith is often found in a place where energy and emotion collide. This place is where Cloverton performs their art on stage.

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