Concerts and Reviews

Sights and Songs: Lush at Union Transfer

Lush at Union Transfer by LJ Moskowitz

America broke Lush. The dreampop band that appeared on multitudes of mix tapes in the early- to mid-nineties was brought down by the land of the free, home of the brave. As bassist Phil King told The Quietus last year, “The label were trying to take us to the next level and ended up breaking up the band.” Being forced ... Read More »

Gerry Beckley debuts new album Carousel live at the Whisky A-Go-Go

Gerry Beckley

Review + Photos by L Paul Mann September 7, 2016 | Hollywood, CA – Gerry Beckley, best known as one of the founding members of the classic rock group America, played a special concert, debuting material from his latest solo album, Carousel, Wednesday night, September 7. The unusual private party at the Whisky A-Go-Go in Hollywood, was a stark contrast ... Read More »

Howard Jones at The Paramount in Huntington, NY

Howard Jones at The Paramount Article and Photos by LJ Moskowitz

Howard Jones was having a slight problem with the equipment. It was the first show on the second leg of 1985’s Dream Into Action tour, and right on the heels of a successful Live Aid performance. Jones hit the stage at Miami’s James L. Knight Center and the crowd enthusiastically sang along through the first few songs when things took ... Read More »

Budweiser’s Made In America Music Festival Becomes Presidential

Made in America Festival

Another Labor Day weekend has come and gone and with it another year of Budweiser’s Made In America Music Festival in Philadelphia, curated by Jay Z, sponsored by Anheuser–Busch and produced by Live Nation. This year marked it’s 5th year of this annual 2-day event. And once again, the event featured 5-stages that continuously hosted live music from a wide ... Read More »

Photos: Day 2 of Made in America Festival in Philadelphia

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Made in America Festival September 4, 2016 | Philadelphia, PA Photos by Mark Sincavage Playboi Carti Gary Clark Jr. Festive fans enjoying the Budweiser Made In America Music Festival      Kevin Garrett   Gary Clark Jr. and Kevin Garrett   Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros   Skaters on the Skate Stage  Sophie Beem Watch The Duck SG Lewis Banks ... Read More »

Photos: 2016 Made in America Festival – Day 1

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Made in America Festival September 3, 2016 | Philadelphia, PA Photos by Joe Ryan 2 CHAINZ & LIL WAYNE ADVENTURE CLUB A$AP FERG CAR SEAT HEADREST C KAN JUSTINE SKY LEVI CARTER For more info on the 2016 Made in America Festival, please visit: Official website: http://MadeInAmericaFest.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MadeInAmericaFest/ All photos appearing on this site are the property of Joe Ryan. They ... Read More »