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John McLaughlin Brings Mahavishnu Back for Final North American Tour

John McLaughlin

Interview by Danny Coleman  “Yeah it sounds a little strange; doesn’t it? Well, number one, you can fight everything but you cannot fight old age; even though I still feel 29 inside,” explained a laughing John McLaughlin as he discussed his latest and last North American tour along with  his November 10 show at the NJPAC in Newark, NJ. “Second, only for America will I feature ... Read More »

Review: Zac Brown Band Closes Out Shoreline Amphitheater’s Summer

Review+Photos by Ken McCain October 27, 2017 | Mountain View, CA –  As summer has drawn to an end, it’s brought the falling leaves and a chill to the air. The warm nights that we’ve enjoyed through the recent months are fleeting, and the outdoor concerts everywhere are taking their final curtains. The artists that have made their stops at the ... Read More »

Jethro Tull Closing In On 50 Years of Rock

Jethro Tull

Interview by Danny Coleman  “It’s just another day in the global office, just variations of where,” said a resolute Ian Anderson as he discussed Jethro Tull‘s upcoming appearance at Red Bank, New Jersey’s Count Basie Theatre, different aspects of the Tull theme, and nearly 50 years of the band itself. “Whether I’m jumping on a plane to Germany or a show in New Jersey I’m very ... Read More »

Review: Silversun Pickups at the Catalyst Club in Santa Cruz, CA

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Review+Photos by Ken McCain October 21, 2017 | Santa Cruz, CA – A four-piece band from Southern California took to the stage of the Catalyst Club in Santa Cruz, CA last Saturday night. I honestly didn’t really know what to expect other than what friends had told me. They said I was in for a great show, and they were right. ... Read More »

Aisles Makes “Progress” with First Ever U.S. Dates

Aisles

Interview by Danny Coleman  “It has been a dream of mine and ours to perform in the United States. It is a big country, a great country, a beautiful country and it has been a childhood dream of mine to play there and it is finally happening. The promoters are doing everything possible to make it a great experience for ... Read More »

Buckingham McVie Play Classic Rock at Vina Robles Amphitheater

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Review + photos by L Paul Mann October 15, 2017 |  Paso Robles, CA – Fans lined up well before the gates opened at the Vina Robles Amphitheater as a beautiful fall sunset painted the sky in myriad colors, Sunday, October 15th in Paso Robles. Arguably the best live music venue in California, the new amphitheater holds about 3000 people. There isn’t a ... Read More »