Archive for the 'Live Shows' Category


Frampton Rocks The Vilar

Music is my food and life Don’t take it away I was expecting a greatest hits set. I didn’t expect Peter Frampton to be the savior of rock and roll. There were blue-hairs in the audience. Well, wealthy ones, who looked like they’d cozy up to a horse but not a Les Paul. Patrons who […]

Garth Brooks At The Forum

It’s nine o’clock on a Saturday Actually, it was sometime after eleven. Garth Brooks could be the biggest act in America. But in today’s siloed world where everything exists in its own niche, you can be unaware of this. Until you go to a show. Tickets are eighty bucks. And Garth keeps adding shows until […]

Gold Dust Woman…Classic West-Day Two

Well did she make you cry Make you break down Shatter your illusions of love Fleetwood Mac was a band that was always around, kinda like Savoy Brown, although that latter ever-changing outfit ultimately evolved into Foghat and perfected boogie rock and doesn’t get enough respect for it. And to be honest, to see Peter […]

The Classic-Day One

They came for the Eagles. And they were not disappointed. “We used to have festivals like this in the sixties… Now we are sixty!” Pat Simmons of the Doobie Brothers They opened. To a half-full stadium. No one can get anywhere on time in Los Angeles, and they don’t seem to believe anything will start […]