Archive for the 'Live Shows' Category

Leon Bridges At Somebody’s House In Venice

Actually, it was Scott Powell’s place, just by the beach, he used to be in Sha Na Na, now he’s an orthopedic surgeon, he operates on players, and this was a benefit for Musicares. And the highlights of the performance were a new song and a rousing rendition of “Mississippi Kisses” but what intrigued me […]

Walk The Moon At The Greek

Were the eighties special, or did they just feel that way because I was there? I went to the Greek last Thursday because it was the last Nederlander night. From now on, it’s an open building. Will the city make more money or less? Well, there are a lot of shows that will no longer […]

The Zombies At The Saban

It was a religious experience. Used to be it wasn’t a show, but a concert. You know, the kind your parents went to, where you sat down and let the music wash over you, let your mind drift into a special place you could not reach anywhere else. Venues were temples. Places you went to […]


It’s America’s first music shed, summer home of the Boston Symphony, I went there Sunday with my mother. But almost not. You see Dark Sky said it was gonna rain. I already told my mom that I couldn’t sit on the lawn, you see I take this pill that makes me uber-susceptible to the rays […]