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Andy Timmons Brings Us “Theme From A Perfect World”

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“Musicians, we have something that other people don’t,” started guitarist Andy Timmons as he took a moment to discuss his current tour and career. “About 10 years ago it hit me; not many people have the passion to keep doing things after all these years. A friend had come to one of my gigs and afterward we were talking and he said, “I wish ... Read More »

Jethro Tull The Rock Opera Comes to the Arlington Theater in Santa Barbara

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Review + Photos by L Paul Mann October 19, 2016 | Santa Barbara, CA – On a beautiful balmy evening in Santa Barbara, Ian Anderson brought his new multimedia musical project to the elegant Arlington theater. Not to be confused with the hard rock band formed in 1968, one of the first to combine jazz, blues and classic music, this ... Read More »

Photos: Primus at the 2016 Aftershock Festival

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Primus Aftershock Festival October 22, 2016 | Discovery Park – Sacramento, CA Photos by Chris Brody Setlist: Clown Dream (Danny Elfman song) Those Damned Blue-Collar Tweekers Last Salmon Man Frizzle Fry Here Come the Bastards Mr. Krinkle Too Many Puppies (with “Master of Puppets” tease) My Name Is Mud Jerry Was a Race Car Driver (‘Dog Will Hunt’ sang by Mark Osegueda of ... Read More »

Photos: Tony MacAlpine at Ace of Spades in Sacramento, CA

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Tony MacAlpine featuring Bjorn Englen & Aquiles Priester October 14, 2016 | Ace of Spades – Sacramento, CA Photos by Chris Brody SETLIST: Key to the City The Vision The Taker Piano Solo Concrete Gardens Poison Cookies Sacred Wonder Tears of Sahara Hundreds of Thousands For more information on Tony MacAlpine, please visit: Official website: http://www.tonymacalpine.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tonymacalpineofficial All photos appearing on this ... Read More »

Album Review: Streets of Laredo’s “Wild”

Streets of Laredo return with a compelling new album. When Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize for Literature last week, the music world reacted with a collected gasp. Most people over a certain age cheered the choice, while those under that age reacted with a collective, “meh”. It’s hard to understand how important Dylan has been to the American Songbook ... Read More »

Dave Stewart Brings Another Magical Night of Music to the Troubadour in Hollywood

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October 3, 2016 | Hollywood, CA – Dave Stewart brought another magical night of music to Hollywood on Monday night at the iconic Troubadour nightclub. The masterful English rock guitarist is, perhaps best known as one-half of one of the most successful pop duos of the 1980’s, The Eurythmics. He has been a regular fixture in the Hollywood music scene ... Read More »