Archive for the 'Live Shows' Category

Gang of Youths at the Moroccan Lounge

I didn’t get it at first. Geiger says the streaming charts don’t reflect the culture, Greta Van Fleet has sold over 250,000 tickets worldwide, but their Spotify numbers are anemic, by modern standards anyway. Danny Buch, a record guy, talks about the numbers done at live alternative shows, indicating demand, which does not show up […]

Canadian Hall of Fame Dinner

“I watch what I eat and work out… I’ve been on Jenny Craig more than Mr. Craig.” Paul Anka Can you say that in the #MeToo era? Speaking of eating, I forgot to tell you about the salt cod latkes. We had lunch at Drake One Fifty, a jumping place, and when I saw the […]

Seinfeld & Letterman At FYSEE

Netflix – For Your Consideration I’m numb. I drove home with the radio off. I just want to bask in the experience, the greatness, of two men still at the top of their game in the flesh. It was the sensibility, the quickness, the jokes. We were eavesdropping on two men talking about their history […]

Eddie Money At The Grammy Museum

He was telling me jokes. You never know who these people really are. I was talking to Shirley Manson on Tuesday and I had the two-dimensional image in my brain, of a demure alternative girl. But she’s WILD! Very sharp, and can give it before you can. As for Eddie… He was crucified in the […]