Updated Review Policy and My Love Note to the FTC

Hear ye, hear ye!  I have updated parts of Backseat Writer’s Review Policy and added a bit of plain speak to my FTC Disclosure.  Read on, you know you want to… REVIEW POLICY Request for reviews/interview/marriage proposals can be sent to amy@backseatwriter.com. Why, yes, I would love to review your album, book, movie, or product! Continue reading “Updated Review Policy and My Love Note to the FTC”

Josh Wilson:: 5 Reasons You Need to See Him Live

[I’m sorry about the blurry pic; Josh isn’t blurry in real life.  I was in the back row.  Also, I forgot to take a pic of Josh and me sporting matching cheesy grins for this post.  Next time, friends, next time!] (Amy’s note: I can’t seem to fix all the number 1’s in front ofContinue reading “Josh Wilson:: 5 Reasons You Need to See Him Live”

Rockin’ at RevGen 2009

Revelation Generation (RevGen) held its fifth annual two-day Labor Day Weekend extravaganza Sept. 4-5 in Frenchtown, NJ.  This year’s line-up was ambitious and impressive with big hitters such as Switchfoot, Jars of Clay, Relient K, Needtobreathe, Flyleaf, and MercyMe taking center stage along with other favorites such as Derek Webb, Jon Foreman (s0lo acoustic performance),Continue reading “Rockin’ at RevGen 2009”

Photo Essay:: Bebo Norman // MercyMe Concert

By Amy Sondova On Oct. 18, I had the pleasure of seeing Bebo Norman in concert for the first time.  Instead of going on and on about how awesome he was, I decided to tell post a bunch of pictures.  If you play his music in the background and use your imagination, it’ll be justContinue reading “Photo Essay:: Bebo Norman // MercyMe Concert”

Do Some “Drive-By Shopping” with Backseat Writer!

Some of you astute readers may have noticed that Backseat Writer’s sidebars have been updated to include a small graphic in the upper left corner that reads “DRIVE-BY SHOPPING with Backseat Writer!”  Those of you who are really curious may have clicked the icon and traveled across the world wide web to our brand newContinue reading “Do Some “Drive-By Shopping” with Backseat Writer!”

Event Review :: Revelation Generation Music Festival

By Amy Sondova Despite the threat of rain and the stifling humidity, crowds flocked to Revelation Generation, a Christian music festival featuring Chris Tomlin, Leeland, Kutless, As I Lay Dying, TobyMac, and Phil Keaggy among others.  The annual Labor Day weekend event boasts three stages named after major cities–Nashville, New York, and Philadelphia–as well asContinue reading “Event Review :: Revelation Generation Music Festival”

Concert Review :: Derek Webb

By Amy Sondova While my list of favorite bands and artists grows ever longer, there is one man who has remained at the top since his solo album debut in 2003—that man is Derek Webb. She Must and Shall Go Free rocked my sensibilities about what should and should not be said in songs byContinue reading “Concert Review :: Derek Webb”

Alive 2008 Recap

My dear friend, Jeff Greathouse, his beautiful wife, and their kids attended Alive 2008, a Christian music festivals taking place in Ohio. To read all about Jeff’s take on the fest, go to his blog (Alive:Wednesday, Alive: Thursday, Festival Photos, Concert Photos). He graciously allowed me to post some of his stellar concert pics onContinue reading “Alive 2008 Recap”