July 28, 2014 - 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.
July 17, 2014 - 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.
January 17, 2014 - 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.
December 31, 2013 - 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.
November 12, 2013 - 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.
October 16, 2013 - 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.
October 14, 2013 - Festival regulars Wilco helped set the Texas sun Saturday (10/12) during their hour-long performance for the second weekend of Austin City Limits Music Festival. The final hour of daylight complemented the spot-on performance, which kicked off with the oldie "Misunderstood" and felt more retrospective and sentimental than most, covering more of the back catalog than the most recent work.
October 13, 2013 - Grammy-winning rock mainstay Kings of Leon wrapped up their second-week Austin City Limits Music Festival performance Saturday night (10/12) in a downpour, though tens of thousands didn't seem to mind.