HAVANA JAM ’79-ONE WORLD UNDER A GROOVE By Sandra Castillo

(Photos courtesy Benno Friedman)                       HAVANA JAM ’79-ONE WORLD UNDER A GROOVE                                 By Sandra Castillo The year was 1979, and the relationship between America and Cuba was contentious, at best, […]

Roger Daltrey Performs The Who’s TOMMY with the Hudson Valley Philharmonic @ Bethel Woods Center for the Arts

Bethel WoodsRoger Daltrey Performs The Who’s TOMMY with the Hudson Valley Philharmonic @ Bethel Woods Center for the Art A Review By Mike Martinez The summer concert season at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts opened with Roger Daltrey performing The Who’s masterwork Tommy accompanied by the Hudson Valley Philharmonic on June 8, 2018.   The […]

EQ Channel -When The Night Comes – Review by Pamela Sanford

                                                                    EQ Channel at Dixon Place in NYC – When the Night Has Come A Music Review by Pamela Sanford Sunday, May […]

SCENES AND OTHER HAPPENINGS FROM AN ITALIAN RESTAURANT-CATALDO’S By Sandra Castillo

         The distance from 45th Street in New York City to Vanderbilt Avenue in Brooklyn is roughly seven-and-a-half miles. If one were to travel by vehicle across the great expansion of the Brooklyn Bridge to get there, it would take less than thirty minutes to reach their destination. The only thing that […]

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS AT THE OBSERVATORY By Sandra Castillo

​Concerts, like certain personalities, present themselves in varying degrees of latitude and showmanship, and by the sights and sounds of the newly revamped Stone Temple Pilots, the musical extravaganza at The Observatory on March 4th in San Diego was no exception. As I stood outside the venue before the commencement of the band’s performance that […]

LOCKED AND LOADED-DRUMMER ROB MOUNT IS READY TO ROCK AND ROLL By Sandra Castillo

When it comes to drummers, Rob Mount sets the standard for excellence in an industry recognized for its competitive, cutthroat edge. That said, when it comes to selflessness and a reputation void of ego, his name is synonymous with that very description. While it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to immediately recognize those virtues in […]

POWER POP WITH A TWIST AND A SHOUT By Sandra Castillo

September 5th, 1962 was a day that held much meritorious significance, starting with the legendary performance of the Beatles at the Cavern Club in Liverpool, England. The second reference to that date is one that is also honorably regarded: the birth of music historian and singer/songwriter Bart Mendoza took place right here on that same […]

Blondie & Garbage at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts by Michael Martinez

The Rage and Rapture Tour July 29, 2017   The pairing of punk / new wave innovators Blondie with power pop / alt-rock masters Garbage for the Rage and Rapture Tour seemed like the perfect concert for someone who at different times in their lives has had crushes on the singers in both groups. I […]

Steely Dan and Steve Winwood – Concert review by Michael Martinez

Performance: Bethel Woods Center for the Arts July 9, 2016 Photo by Michael Bloom courtesy of Bethel Woods Center for the Arts

Dead & Company A Concert Review by Fred Stal

Citi Field 6/26/16 The latest incarnation of the legendary Grateful Dead, called Dead and Company, delighted an exuberant crowd this past Sunday night at Citi Field. The band consists of original members Bob Weir, Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Heart. The band also includes Jeff Chimenti on keys, the always-smiling Oteil Burbridge on bass guitar, and […]

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