Author Archives: Joe Ryan

From 10,000 light Years to Live From Birmingham John Lodge is Still a Moody Blue

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Interview by Danny Coleman “You can’t just sit down and say I’m going to write a song. You’ve got to be in a creative mood,” says John Lodge, legendary bassist of the Moody Blues as he discussed his latest solo release, “Live From Birmingham,” his current tour and two upcoming area shows; October 15 at The Sellersville Theater in Sellersville, PA and The City Winery in New York City on October 17. Still ... Read More »

“Roads Less Travelled” lead to the Sellersville Theater October 5

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Interview by Danny Coleman “Music is always being fine tuned. I think that’s the way we want it to be, we never sit back and think we’re happy with everything we do. We think it’s a necessity to always examine and try to improve, it’s a musician’s job, you never want to sit still; you’re always looking ahead.” Martin Barre ... Read More »

2018 Monster Energy Aftershock on Oct. 13 & 14th in Sacramento

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Posted by Aftershock Festival on Monday, April 9, 2018 September 2018 – The much-anticipated music lineup for Monster Energy Aftershock has been announced, as California’s biggest rock festival returns to Discovery Park near downtown Sacramento, CA, Saturday, October 13 and Sunday, October 14. System Of A Down, Deftones, Alice In Chains, Incubus, Godsmack, Shinedown, 311, Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy And ... Read More »

Kingdom Come Celebrate 30th Anniversary of Debut Album

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Interview by Danny Coleman “Yeah I’m excited to have Kingdom Come back up and running and I’m so excited to have the original four; we have me, Rick Steire, Danny Stag, Johnny “JB” Frank but unfortunately Lenny Wolf the original singer didn’t want to come in but we’ve got Keith St. John and he is phenomenal! He sang with Montrose and I played drums for Montrose and I’m very proud of that and ... Read More »

“Reverend Shawn Amos Breaks It Down” After a Gig in NJ

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Interview by Danny Coleman “Earlier we did a week long run that started off in Kentucky, then the DC area, Jersey and ended up in New York but we had fun playing in Asbury Park,” says blues man Reverend Shawn Amos after an appearance at The Wonder Bar. “I love it and I want to get back there, the people are really gracious and they did us ... Read More »

Bebe Neuwirth Kicks Off 2018-2019 Kean Stage with “Songs With Piano”

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Interview by Danny Coleman “I couldn’t keep a straight face! I can’t tell you how many times we had to stop taping because I was cracking up and if I watch episodes now, I know my face and I can watch myself and see where I’m just starting to go and I’m trying not to smile; so much for Lilith and the dead ... Read More »