Concerts and Reviews

As The Crow Flies: A Murder at The Fox in Oakland, CA

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Review+Photos by Ken McCain May 11, 2018 | Oakland, CA –  First off, no one got hurt. In fact, everyone had a good time even while there was a murder upon the stage in Oakland. Yes, on the stage. Yet, there was no alarm. That’s because a “murder” is a group crows, and last Friday night a group of Crowes ... Read More »

Beale Street Music Festival 2018 Day 1 Begins Quietly Ends With a Roar

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Review + Photos by L Paul Mann May 4, 2018 | Memphis, TN –  The 42nd Beale Street music festival kicked off quietly on May 4, under overcast skies with a threat of rain. One of Americas oldest music festivals in the country it has consistently ranked in the top 10 of the most prominent music magazines listings. The three-day ... 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 »