Concerts and Reviews

Reel Big Fish at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ

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June 25, 2017 | Asbury Park, NJ – The Stone Pony is a legend in the rock music scene, frequented by Bruce Springsteen and many others, the walls are adorned with ‘souvenir’ guitars left by rock music legends. This show was originally slated to be on the outdoor “Summer Stage”, but was moved inside to the ‘regular’ stage for untold reasons. Reel Big ... Read More »

U2 Play Historic Set at Bonnaroo

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Review + Photos by L Paul Mann June 9, 2017 | Manchester, TN –  A few hours before U2 played their first concert as a headline act at an American music festival, guitarist The Edge was honored by the founders of Bonnaroo at a special presentation. The Les Paul Spirit Award was given to the Irish rocker which is printed ... Read More »

Jean-Michel Jarre Plays First Concert in Los Angeles at the Microsoft Theater

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Review + Photos by L Paul Mann May 27, 2017 | Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles, CA –  Jean Michel Jarre, a French pioneer in electronic music and a true living legend in the world of pop music, gave his first live performance in Los Angeles as part of his first tour of the United States ever. Jarre is famous worldwide for ... Read More »

Day 3 of the 2017 Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis

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Review + Photos by L Paul Mann May 2017 | Memphis, TN – Day 3 of the Beale Street music festival began under warm sunny skies with calm winds. The near perfect conditions brought crowds into the festival grounds early to lounge in the summer like weather, enjoy the many sumptuous food offerings and imbibe their favorite beverages. One local treat ... Read More »

Day 2 of the 2017 Beale Street Music Festival

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Review + Photos by L Paul Mann May 2017 | Memphis, TN – Day 2 of the Beale Street music festival began on a beautiful sun-drenched afternoon with the mighty wind of the days before subsiding. Just after 2 PM, early concert-goers were treated to the first set of the day in the Blues tent by the Daddy Mack Blues Band. ... Read More »

Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis Celebrates the 40th Anniversary

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Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis Celebrates the 40th Anniversary Review + Photos by L Paul Mann May 2017 | Memphis, TN – One of the oldest music festivals in the United States opened the month-long celebration known as Memphis in May, the first weekend of the month, May 5 to 7. The Beale Street Music Festival has roots dating ... Read More »