Archive for the 'Live Shows' Category


Pitbull At Staples

It was a party. The classic rock era was passive. Today’s music scene is participatory! People have become stars in their own lives, utilizing their mobiles to post to Instagram, everybody believes he’s famous, is it any wonder today’s music reflects this? We used to adulate the acts, now we adulate ourselves. And this is […]

Lena Dunham/Free Work

“Lena Dunham Does Not Pay” “Why stars like Lena Dunham ask aspiring performers to work for free” What stuns me here is Ms. Dunham and her publisher, Random House, and the writer for the “New York Times” were completely unaware of the Amanda Palmer kerfuffle. Yes, Amanda too wanted her fans to perform for free. […]

Jamestown Revival At Way Over Yonder

They were playing “Born On The Bayou.” I’ve been in a funk, trying to figure this crazy, messed up world out, or rather my place in it. You grow up too young to participate and then suddenly you’re too old to matter, held back by not only others’ judgment of you but the knowledge that […]

One Direction At The Rose Bowl

It was incomprehensible. Furthermore, if you weren’t there you probably didn’t know it happened, despite the act selling out two dates and nearly a third, on a Thursday, a school night. And that was who were there. Students. Girls. Wanna get laid? Go to a 1D show. You won’t see odds this good at the […]