Archive for the 'Live Shows' Category


Panic! At The Disco At Staples

I didn’t see you there. This band is completely under the radar, yet their entire tour went clean, the upper deck at Staples was full, what was going on? I’m not sure I can tell you, but the girls got it, they understand, they were in attendance and… They knew every word. It’s not like […]

Peter Frampton & Steve Miller At The Greek

Keep on-a rock’n me, baby It was not nostalgia, at least not until Miller’s encore, when he reeled off a bunch of hits. The guitar era is in the past. The blues era is in the past. But it came alive last night. What on the surface seemed a return to what once was, set […]

Paul McCartney At The Capitol Congress

You can see all the stars as you walk down Hollywood Boulevard Some that you recognize, some that you’ve hardly even heard of “Celluloid Heroes” The Kinks Paul McCartney did not write that, but he did cowrite one of the Stones’ very first hits, “I Wanna Be Your Man,” and Marc Maron started off asking […]

Sweetheart Of The Rodeo At The Ace

It was astounding. If you want to know what it was like in ’68, if you want to steep yourself in the concert experience from way back when, go to this show. First and foremost it was in a theatre. Hard to believe, but the acts lamented the move to arenas at first, because of […]