Cyrus has turned her past self from icon to effigy, rising from the smoldering ashes as a new creation of her own defiant making.
Contemporary blues artist ZZ Ward performed at the Bronze Peacock room at House of Blues Sept. 18 to a sold out crowd. Backed by a solid trio of instrumentalists and graced by the singer’s easygoing persona, the performance was well worth its value, even in light of the venue’s technical issues.
The 27-year-old singer/songwriter surely delivers on being the creator of her music. Her debut album, “Til The Casket Drops,” treats listeners to a punchy, rollicking variant of the blues, a genre known for its emphasis on burning emotion and flashy guitar solos.
While some child actors have turned to a less-moral persona, Ariana Grande, actress from Nickelodeon’s “Victorious” and “Sam & Cat,” has decided to take a more gracious path on her debut album “Yours Truly.” Her savory voice and 90s R&B-inspired production is more focused than music from recent pop artists.