Author Archives: Joe Ryan

Serene Starry Nites Festival Lives Up to the Name

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Article by L Paul Mann March 18, 2017  – The opening day of the inaugural Starry Nites music festival took place on a beautiful sunny day, Saturday, March 18. The festivities unfolded on one of the first days of spring, in the back mountains of Santa Barbara. The eclectic multi-stage music celebration drew a respectable crowd of eager and upbeat music fans but ... Read More »

Photos: Ike Reilly at The Town Hall in New York City


Ike Reilly March 10, 2017 | The Town Hall – New York City Photos by David Medeiros For more information on Ike Reilly, please visit: Official website Facebook Video appearing on this page is the property of David Medeiros.  It is protected by U.S. Copyright Laws and will not be downloaded or reproduced in any way without the written permission ... Read More »

Blondie Unveils New Single “Long Time”

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March 22, 2017 – Today, Blondie has released “Long Time,” the new single off of the band’s forthcoming 11th studio album Pollinator (BMG). Blondie collaborated with Dev Hynes (AKA Blood Orange) on the new track that pays tribute to the band’s 20th Century trailblazing, while fitting perfectly in a 21st Century pop landscape. “Long Time” channels a deliberate echo of Blondie’s ... Read More »

Interview: Chris Hornbrook Never Lets His Senses Fail

Chris Hornbrook

Interview by Danny Coleman “Struggling musician? Yeah, for the most part it’s definitely a struggle but it’s a struggle that’s worth it. This is far better than working the corporate life, you can’t put a price on doing what you love.”  Those are the words of professional drummer Chris Hornbrook as he discusses life on the road and his current “Roll” on tour with Senses ... Read More »

Final Day of the 2017 Okeechobee Music Festival

Review + Photos by L Paul Mann March 5, 2017 –  The final day of the 2017 Okeechobee Music Festival dawned cold and breezy with many exhausted music fans passed out all about the festival site. But another day of fantastic music from many genres got people motivated early despite their exhaustion. Even after four days of nonstop partying many ... Read More »

Day 3 Okeechobee Music Festival Reaches Zenith As Massive Line-Up Turns In Peak Performances

Review + Photos by L Paul Mann March 4, 2017 | Okeechobee Music Festival – Day 3 of the Okeechobee Music Festival dawned chilly and breezy. Non-stop partying began taking its toll on festival goers, and many took advantage of the cooler temperatures to get some actual sleep. But as high noon approached both Aquachobee beach and center Chobeewobee began ... Read More »