Author Archives: Joe Ryan

10 YEARS AND A LOT OF CLOCKENFLAP!

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Review by Scott Murphy November 17th, 2017 – Hong Kong When the Clockenflap Festival began in Hong Kong 10 years ago, the venue was the back of Cyberport in Pokfulam. There was one stage, with a couple handfuls of buzzing international alternative acts, a few thousand attendees, a makeshift food stand and a single Ardbeg stall liberally pouring whisky so ... Read More »

Upright Man to Walk Tall at Stanhope House in New Jersey

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Interview by Danny Coleman  “We all met in a composition class at NYU and we wound up writing a couple of tunes together and that’s where it all started,” says bassist Nick Katz of the New York based band Upright Man as they prepare for their November 19 show at The Stanhope House in Stanhope, NJ. A cornucopia of influences make up the group and they credit various genres, musicians and ... Read More »

Photos: Day 3 of Hard Rock Hell 11 in North Wales

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Hard Rock Hell HRHXI November 11, 2017 | Pwhelli, North Wales Photos by Pete Key BLACK STAR RIDERS LYNCH MOB VON HERTEN BROTHERS REEF THE BRINK GUN For more info on Hard Rock Hell, please visit: Official website: https://www.hardrockhell.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hardrockhell Photos appearing on this page are the property of Pete Key. They are protected by U.S. Copyright Laws and will not ... Read More »

Photos: Day 2 of Hard Rock Hell 11 in North Wales

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Hard Rock Hell HRHXI November 10, 2017 | Pwhelli, North Wales Photos by Pete Key THE GRAVELTONES FLORENCE BLACK THE NEW ROSES TYKETTO YT CHASING DRAGONS AIRBOURNE THE KUT SYSTERIA FIRE RED EMPRESS For more info on Hard Rock Hell, please visit: Official website: https://www.hardrockhell.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hardrockhell Photos appearing on this page are the property of Pete Key. They are protected by ... Read More »

Marley Sons Lead Army of Pop Stars in 40th Anniversary of Exodus Album Live

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Review + photos by L Paul Mann November 1, 2017 |  Los Angeles, CA –  Stephen and Ziggy Marley came to the Orpheum theater in downtown Los Angeles on November 1, to perform a unique concert celebrating the 40th anniversary of their fathers classic Reggae album, Exodus.  The ornate venue in the heart of the original theater district of America’s movie capital was ... Read More »

Elephant Revival at The Ardmore Music Hall

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Elephant Revival November 9, 2017 | Ardmore Music Hall – Philadelphia, PA Review + photos by Tom Callan OK, to be totally honest, most of the reason I went to this show was because I was invited by a hope-to-be girlfriend (most of us know how that goes…). But after watching, listening to and shooting the band, I can say any ... Read More »