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Billy Joel makes historic announcement at Madison Square Garden Press Conference

By Anthony Orisses December 3, 2013 |  Madison Square Garden – New York City On Tuesday morning, Billy Joel and Madison Square Garden officials held a private press conference which was announced days in advance. In the era of the internet, where big announcements are seldom kept secret for very long, MSG officials played their cards close to vest, as ... Read More »

Tom Keifer returns for hometown show at Dobbs in Philadelphia

February 13, 2013 | Philadelphia, PA – Tom Keifer, lead singer of the popular 1980’s band Cinderella, made a triumphant return for a hometown show at the legendary Dobbs in Philadelphia.   Performing in support of his soon-to-be-released solo album, The Way Life Goes, Keifer just embarked on a 14-city trek of small, intimate rooms.   This is Keifer’s first-ever solo tour which ... Read More »

Jake Bugg Brings His Chart Topping UK Music To The US

The evening of January 14, 2013 saw English teen-music sensation Jake Bugg (born Jacob Edwin Kennedy), play a highly anticipated sold-out Bowery Ballroom show. Bugg burst onto the British music scene at the 2011 Glastonbury Festival and was subsequently signed to Mercury records. The last eight months have been a whirlwind of activity for the soon-to-be 19 year-old. He appeared ... Read More »

Jake Bugg, 2012′s best new find

Jake Bugg is eighteen.  His debut album recently came out and debuted at number one in the UK.  Do not get it twisted.  This is not the equivalent to Justin Bieber being number one in The States.  Due to the sound of his music, voice and lyrical phrasing, comparisons to Bob Dylan have been inevitable.  However, he’s not as familiar ... Read More »

Music Law 101: Legal Issues Surrounding the Recording and Posting of Concerts

One Man Gathers What Another Man Spills Legal Issues surrounding the recording and posting of concerts Its done every day. Multiple times a show. As a form of diary. To remember the moment. To share the love. Or simply because people have cell phones and they can. Most likely the majority of people reading this have done it. But should ... Read More »

Review of The Lumineers Self Titled Debut

Review by Garrett D. Kennedy First, they reminded me of The Tallest Man on Earth, then the Avett Brothers, the Felice Brothers, and Mumford & Sons. The Lumineers have elements of all those bands, but after about fifty listens in a week to their self-titled debut album, they are their own band. I realized this more around the tenth listen, but ... Read More »