Phillip Roberson, lead singer of Alabama-based rockers Blue Epic
, made a solo appearance at the Billboard Caf� on March 5. The TVT Records band has a five-song EP in stores now entitled Love & Hate
, with a full length CD in the works. The EP, produced by Chad Blinman (Get Up Kids, Face To Face), features a cover of Neil Young's classic "A Man Needs a Maid," as well as four originals.
|Seen here after Roberson's performance at the Billboard Caf� are BMI's J.W. Johnson, Billboard Editor-in-Chief Keith Girard, Billboard Executive Editor Ken Schlager, Roberson, Billboard Senior News Editor Marc Schiffman, band manager Simon Horrocks and TVT Records' Senior Director of Publicity Jason Consoli. Photo by Mary Ann Kim/Billboard |