Author Archives: Joe Ryan

Granny 4 Barrel is Definitely Not Off Their Rocker

Granny 4 Barrel

Interview by Danny Coleman  “We’re from New York, we’ve got a couple of lads from down state, right in the city and me and the Butcher the guitar player are from upstate New York, Oswego and Utica,” explained, “Granny” of the hard rocking metal/rock band Granny 4 Barrel from a Myrtle Beach, SC parking lot as he discussed their tour, singles, the upcoming show ... Read More »

The 80s Cruise Omnibus: 2018

The 80s Cruise Omnibus

The 80s Cruise sails every year out of Ft. Lauderdale for a week of concerts and parties. Click the links below to read reviews of the bands, check out costumes, and get the feel for what it was like to head back to the 80s for a week: The Experience Full Cruise Recap The 80s Cruise Scrapbook The Bands Rick ... Read More »

The 80s Cruise Omnibus: Katrina and Thomas Dolby

The 80s Cruise by LJ Moskowitz

This is a part of our full coverage of the 2018 80s Cruise. Read more about the floating music festival here.  The 80s Cruise excels by not only booking big names for the main stage but by finding the right bands to play in the smaller venues. The bands picked for the 400-seat rooms often walk onto the ship being ... Read More »

The 80s Cruise Omnibus: Rick Springfield

The 80s Cruise Omnibus

This is a part of our full coverage of the 2018 80s Cruise. Read more about the floating music festival here.  Rick Springfield was as ubiquitous in the 80s as pleated jeans and feathered hair. The singer and actor dropped six albums in eight years, starred on the biggest show in daytime, and found the time to break into film. ... Read More »

The 80s Cruise Omnibus: Lou Gramm

The 80s Cruise Lou Gramm

This is a part of our full coverage of the 2018 80s Cruise. Read more about the floating music festival here.  When Lou Gramm took the stage on The 80s Cruise, he was able to do so with the confidence that came with more than 37 million albums sold – and that’s just the Foreigner sales numbers. The former front ... Read More »

The 80s Cruise Omnibus: Loverboy

Loverboy on the 80s Cruise by LJ Moskowitz

This is a part of our full coverage of the 2018 80s Cruise. Read more about the floating music festival here.  Canada produced more than a few top selling acts in the 1980s, but only one gets radio airplay like clockwork every Friday afternoon. Loverboy may be best known for their steering wheel thumping classic, “Working for the Weekend,” but ... Read More »