Author Archives: Joe Ryan

Annie Haslam Talks Renaissance, Tour, DVD and Two NJ Shows

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Interview by Danny Coleman “It never stops, it’s crazy because I manage the band right now I’m wearing 10 hats; it’s the only way to do it really because too many things have gone wrong in the past because of people who didn’t have the same vision. So we’re doing things now though, it’s amazing.”   So says the incomparable Annie Haslam of ... Read More »

Grateful Dead Documentary, Long Strange Trip, Arrives on DVD / Blu-Ray November 16

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The Grateful Dead’s first official career-spanning documentary, Long Strange Trip: The Untold Story Of The Grateful Dead, will make its DVD and Blu-ray debuts this fall. In addition, a new Deluxe Edition featuring unreleased bonus content will be available exclusively from Dead.net. Both versions arrive more than a year after the acclaimed four-hour documentary premiered at Sundance, followed by its ... Read More »

Jimmie Dale Gilmore Talks “Downey to Lubbock” and Three Area Shows

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Interview by Danny Coleman “We toured together just the two of us for most of the year last year and then went out to L.A. in December and January and made the record. After the record was made we started touring with the band so it leaped up a notch,” says Jimmie Dale Gilmore as he spoke about the current ... Read More »

Photos: Simple Minds at the Orpheum Theater in LA

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Simple Minds October 24, 2018 | Orpheum Theater, Los Angeles, CA Photos by Chris Brody Setlist: Set 1 The Signal and the Noise Waterfront Love Song Let There Be Love Up on the Catwalk Sense of Discovery Promised You a Miracle The American Hunter and the Hunted Stand by Love Dirty Old Town (Ewan MacColl cover) Set 2 Theme for ... Read More »

BLONDIE’s Chris Stein’s Photo Book ‘POINT OF VIEW: Me, New York City, and the Punk Scene’ Out Now!

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Blondie’s Chris Stein has released POINT OF VIEW: ME, NEW YORK CITY, AND THE PUNK SCENE, his latest photo book – out now. Following in the footsteps of the successful Negative: Me, Blondie, and the Advent of Punk, this newest book is a highly personal and visually arresting collection of Stein’s photographs which captures an important, but fading chapter in ... Read More »

Photos: The Church Celebrate 30 years of STARFISH at World Cafe Live in Philly

THE CHURCH

The Church 30th Anniversary of STARFISH October 24, 2018 | World Café Live – Philadelphia, PA Photos by Joe Ryan Remaining dates on The Church’s 2018 Fall Tour: 10/26/2018 New York City – City Winery 10/27/2018 Montville, CT – Mohegan Sun 10/29/2018 Manchester, UK – O2 Ritz 10/30/2018 Bristol, UK For more information on The Church, please visit: Official website: ... Read More »