Tag Archives: LJ Moskowitz

The Boys are Back in Town: Midge Ure and Paul Young at The Paramount

by LJ Moskowitz There has been a war waging between East and West Coast music scenes that has turned ugly since late March. Unlike the rap war of the 90s that culminated in the deaths of Tupak Shakur and Biggie Smalls, this battle has been waged online amongst very opinionated 40-and 50-somethings resulting in some off-color language and occasional pettiness. ... 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: 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 »

The 80s Cruise Omnibus: Loverboy

Loverboy on 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.  Canada produced more than a few top selling acts in the 1980s, but only one gets radio airplay like clockwork every Friday afternoon. Loverboy may be best known for their steering wheel thumping classic, “Working for the Weekend,” but ... Read More »

The 80s Cruise Omnibus: The Tubes

The Tubes at 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 band that was the most hotly debated on board The 80s Cruise were no strangers to controversy. The Tubes emerged from the post-hippy art scene in San Francisco in the early 70s and spent much of their early ... Read More »