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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 »

Review of Jack White’s Blunderbuss

My first impression of Jack White was created from hearing Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground, and then Hotel Yorba.  It was during a time in my life when listening to rap music was getting old.  It just didn’t do it for me anymore.  And so, my brother, more of a punk rock fan, said I should try The White Stripes.  This ... Read More »