Acoustic Guitar

Conversations: Michael Kelsey

by Donovan Wheeler photos courtesy of Michael Kelsey [dropcap]M[/dropcap]ost of us—the casual listeners for sure—accept the notion that acoustic guitars follow a set of preordained expectations: a coffee house vibe…a folk tune from the ‘60’s…a smidge of percussive banging on the body, just a little southwest of the pick-guard…soft vocals.  That exceptions to the rules …

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Weekend Feature: Have Faith in Me

DePauw University senior Issac Loya, originally from the Rio Grande Valley, began his collegiate journey as a freshman football player in 2004. Twelve years later the 30-year-old singer/songwriter/guitarist shares his story of setback followed by triumph.  by Donovan Wheeler photos by Caitlin Fogle [dropcap]Y[/dropcap]ou could say that what happened to Issac Loya wasn’t fair.  You …

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