Author Archives: Joe Ryan

John Paul White Plays Rare Concert at the Troubadour West Hollywood

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Review + photos by L Paul Mann January 11, 2017 –  The reclusive former member of the Indie music duo Civil Wars, John Paul White has come out of the shadows to perform songs from his new solo album, Beulah. After a short tour last summer, he is following up with a 15 date tour of the across the United States and ... Read More »

Bryan Adams in Hong Kong: Review by Scott Murphy

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Review by Scott Murphy January 14th, 2017 – AsiaWorld, Hall 10, Hong Kong BLINK AND IT’S THE NINETIES! Time stands still for Bryan Adams’ first Hong Kong show in over two decades… When Bryan Adams last played in Hong Kong, the Handover was looming, the internet was more an idea than an actuality and the city was riding on a wave ... Read More »

Madame Mayhem Comes Home to Wreak Havoc at the Mercury Lounge

Interview by Danny Coleman  January 11, 2017  Definition of MAYHEM 1. 1a : willful and permanent deprivation of a bodily member resulting in the impairment of a person’s fighting abilityb : willful and permanent crippling, mutilation, or disfigurement of any part of the body 2. 2: needless or willful damage or violence Which one fits the best? Madame Mayhem or just ... Read More »

Surprises of 2016 included Tiffany, Foghat and ARW

Review by Danny Coleman  December 30, 2016 – Many bloggers, columnists, entertainment writers and journalists use their final columns of each year as a “Best Of” or a “Recap/Year In Review.” Well, rest assured this is not one of those. This offering will be different, starting with Tiffany at the Wonder Bar in Asbury Park, NJ. Not only was the iconic 80’s pop star a straight shooter in an earlier ... Read More »

12/10/16: Turkuaz at the TLA in Philly

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December 10, 2016 | TLA, Philadelphia, PA – The band Turkuaz is a powerhouse! 9 pieces in total and they bring a new meaning to the expression “powerfunk”. Self-described as the musical ‘Love Child’ between Sly and the Family Stone and the Talking Heads, they mix the elements of R&B, Pop and Soul in a powerful blend all their own ... Read More »

The Best of 2016 Photos

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As 2016 comes to a close, the team at Concert Blogger Music Magazine taking time to reflect on another brilliant year of live music.  We are celebrating by selecting our 31 favorite concert photos, taken by our photographers, and sharing them with you! So let’s all kick back, put another log on the fire, and raise a toast to our amazing team of ... Read More »