Press

Review by Erie Reader of BLE Show on 01/18/14 - Ryan Smith. Read this great review of the Big Leg Emma show with jazz legends Willy Waldman and Herman Green. Read here

Newspaper interview with Steve Johnson about Kent Stage Show, Kent OH, 04/25/13 - Kelly Maile.  Read this interview with Steve about BLE's new banjo player, Greg Welty, the ingredients of the bands' music, and the Kent Stage show.  Read the article here

Newspaper interview with Steve Johnson about BLE's 2013 Touring Plans, 01/03/13 - Dusten Rader.  Read this interview with Steve about Big Leg Emma's upcoming trip to the Dominican Republic and tours planned for the midwest and south.  Read the article here

Revival awarded "Best Upstate Album" of 2012 by Upstate Live Magazine, 12/10/12 - Herby One.  Check out this prestigious award BLE got for it's newest cd, Revival.  Read about it here

Magazine review of new cd, "Revival" in Upstate Live, (page 6) 04/13/12 - Greg Allis.  Read this great review of BLE's new cd.  "12 tracks of amazing Bluegrass/Folk/Rock songs that dig right in and make you listen.... The vocal hamonies really shine on this album.... and the musicianship of this band, the dynamic range, and the chops they bring to "Revival" are fantastic".  Turn to page 6 and read the article here

Radio interview with Big Leg Emma on "Art's on Fire" Radio Show on WRFA 107.9, 04/02/12 - Jason Sample. Listen to this in-depth interview with the entire band about the band's history, it's musical evolution, and the release of it's new cd, "Revival".  Listen to the interview here

Newspaper review of new cd, "Revival" in The Post Journal, Jamestown, NY, 03/29/12 - Scott Shelters.  Read this glowing review of BLE's brand new cd, "Revival" and details about the cd release party in Jamestown on April 7th.  Read the story here

Newspaper interview with Steve Johnson about BLE playing in Charleston, SC and the 10 year anniversary tour, 03/20/12 - Chris Parker.  Read the story here

"Rockin in the New Year" Newspaper interview about BLE's NYE party with friends Smackdab, 12/29/11 - Scott Shelters.  Read this article about how BLE turned the Fenton Grill into an art gallery for it's NYE show with LED lighting, live painters, sculptors and more.... And oh yeah, great live music with Smackdab and BLE.  Read the story here

Newspaper interview with Charity Nuse about BLE's history, NYE Show, and plans for 2012!, 12/20/11 (article on pages 19-21) - by Erik Jensen.  Read this article about how Steve, Charity, and Amanda met in the early days of the band, and how things have grown since.  Also, details for BLE's NYE show and new CD plans.  The article is on pages 19-21.  Read the story here

Newspaper article about Rusted Root / BLE Show at The Village Casino presented by Blue Moon Management, 09/24/11 - by Scott Shelters.   Read this article about Rusted Root and Big Leg Emma playing together in Bemus Point, NY.  Read the story here

Newspaper interview with Steve Johnson about BLE returning to the 20th Annual Blue Heron Festival, 06/10/11 - by Dustin Rader. Read this article about new material and the excitement surrounding the band's return to its favorite festival, with an interview with Steve Johnson. Read the story here

Newspaper story about Pre Blue Heron Bash at The Roadhouse - by Dave Emke.  Read this article describing BLE's easter weekend show to gear people up for the 20th Annual Great Blue Heron Festival, with opener Bandhanna.  Read the story here

"BLE headlines Riverside Music Festival" - by Dave Richards of GoErie.com.  Read this article describing the band's debut at the Riverside Music Festival.  "Justin Moyar wanted someone big to headline the Riverside Music Festival. Someone big like Big Leg Emma, the popular roots-music band from Jamestown, N.Y. Mission accomplished". Read the rest of the story here

Newspaper story about the band in Upstate Live, 04/12/11 - by Eric Jenson.  Read this enthusiastic review of the band's return from old friend Herby One's magazine, Upstate Live.  The band has known Herby since the beginning and writer, Eric Jenson does a real nice story about the band, it's presence in the northeast, and it's danceable shows. Read the story here (The story is in the second half of the magazine under Band Profile)

Band interview in Erie, PA at Crooked I Show, 02/25/11 - by Abby Badach of Erie Reader.  Read this great interview of the band right before it went on stage at Crooked I, in Erie, PA.  That night the vibe was magical and the band played an amazing show.  And you can hear the excitement in this interview.  Read it here

Radio interview with Kev Rowe, 11/28/10 - by Jeff Sanders of "The Homegrown Show" on 103.1 The Fox.  Jeff and Kev discuss Kev's experience living down south, opening for America, being back home with BLE, the music making process, and live tunes "Sing to Me", "Eyes So Blue", and "Burn Away".  Listen to the interview here

Blog interview with Kev Rowe, 11/02/10 - by Scarekrowe Karratti of 808 Stilez Productions about Kev's return to Jamestown, NY, folk music, playing with Big Leg Emma again, and other random musical adventures. Check it out here

Newspaper interview with Steve Johnson and Charity Nuse, 10/28/10 - by Dave Emke of The Post Journal, Jamestown, NY, about Big Leg Emma's Halloween Show and plans for 2011.  Read the interview here

Video Interview with Charity Nuse, 10/27/10 - on radio station 107.7FM, The Lake in Buffalo, NY.  Charity performed two songs live on the air, "It's All Brand New" and "The Kettle".  Watch the interview here

Newspaper Interview with Big Leg Emma, 04/05/10 - by Dave Emke of The Post Journal, Jamestown, NY, about Big Leg Emma's reunion concerts and the joys of BLE reuniting together as a band.  Read the interview here