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Live Review: Gathering of the Vibes Music Festival

It's hard to determine who had a better 2014 Gathering of the Vibes -- the audience or the performers who poured out their talents across three stages during the four-day jam band festival at Bridgeport's Seaside Park. It's hard to determine who had a better 2014 Gathering of the Vibes -- the audience or the performers who poured out their talents across three stages during the four-day jam band festival at Bridgeport's Seaside Park.

Live Review: Amos Lee in Costa Mesa

Amos Lee is doing things the hard way on his current tour. And that should delight plenty of long-time fans as the late summer leg of his tour winds its way into October, because this one's packing a few surprises. Amos Lee is doing things the hard way on his current tour. And that should delight plenty of long-time fans as the late summer leg of his tour winds its way into October, because this one's packing a few surprises.

Live Review: Shelby Lynne and Jamestown Revival in Los Angeles

One of the better places to be in Los Angeles on Saturday night (7/26) had to be the outdoor field next to the Annenberg Space for Photography, where local music discovery powerhouse KCRW hosted a free concert featuring buzzworthy newcomers Jamestown Revival and the comparatively veteran Shelby Lynne. One of the better places to be in Los Angeles on Saturday night (7/26) had to be the outdoor field next to the Annenberg Space for Photography, where local music discovery powerhouse KCRW hosted a free concert featuring buzzworthy newcomers Jamestown Revival and the comparatively veteran Shelby Lynne.

Live Review: Crosby, Stills & Nash in Bethel, NY

When Crosby, Stills & Nash took the stage around 3 a.m. on Monday morning, day three of the historic Woodstock festival back in 1969, they were just two gigs into a career that would see the trio melding vocal harmonies with acoustic and electric rock in a way nobody had ever done before. // Tour dates at SoundSpike When David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash took the stage around 3 a.m. on Monday morning, day three of the historic Woodstock festival back in 1969, they were just two gigs into a career that would see the trio melding vocal harmonies with acoustic and electric rock in a way nobody had ever done before.

Live Review: The Eagles in Los Angeles

The venerable Forum south of downtown Los Angeles showed off a crisp new suit of clothes on Wednesday (1/15) as its opening month tenants the Eagles likewise buffed up a new shine on their storied set. // Tour dates at SoundSpike The venerable Forum south of downtown Los Angeles showed off a crisp new suit of clothes on Wednesday (1/15) as its opening month tenants the Eagles likewise buffed up a new shine on their storied set.

Live Review: Prince in Uncasville, CT

Maybe it was his brown silk pajama outfit that made Prince feel so comfortable during the second of a three night stand at Connecticut's Mohegan Sun Arena, that he just didn't feel like going home. Maybe it was his brown silk pajama outfit that made Prince feel so comfortable during the second of a three night stand at Connecticut's Mohegan Sun Arena, that he just didn't feel like going home.

Live Review: Lissie at the Fonda Theatre

Lissie sailed through a tight set at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood on Monday (12/09), with touches of her folk leanings still cutting through her rock evolution.
Lissie sailed through a tight set at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood on Monday (12/09), with touches of her folk leanings still cutting through her rock evolution.

Live Review: Michael Buble in Phoenix

Michael Buble likens his concerts to a relationship: Showing a little tenderness at the beginning, then promising "we should be grinding hard" at the climax. Michael Buble likens his concerts to a relationship: Showing a little tenderness at the beginning, then promising "we should be grinding hard" at the climax.

Live Review: Elton John in Bridgeport, CT

After spending several previous days sequestered in the confines of the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, CT, practicing with his band, Sir Elton John opened his latest round of tour dates Nov. 8, this time promoting the 40th Anniversary of his seminal "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" album. // Tour dates at SoundSpike After spending several previous days sequestered in the confines of the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, CT, practicing with his band, Sir Elton John opened his latest round of tour dates Nov. 8, this time promoting the 40th Anniversary of his seminal "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" album.

Live Review: Brian Wilson/Jeff Beck in Wallingford, CT

The idea of a Beach Boys fan also being a passionate jazz fusion fan is a stretch, maybe even more so when you turn those tables around. So that could explain why Wallingford, CT's Oakdale Theatre was somewhat emptier than it should have been on Oct. 11, when co-headliners Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck rolled into town. The idea of a Beach Boys fan also being a passionate jazz fusion fan is a stretch, maybe even more so when you turn those tables around. So that could explain why Wallingford, CT's Oakdale Theatre was somewhat emptier than it should have been on Oct. 11, when co-headliners Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck rolled into town.
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