Archive for the 'Live Shows' Category


Peter Noone At The Saban

This could have been lousy, but instead it was JOYOUS! You know, ancient rocker listlessly sings his hits, would rather be anywhere but here and you can feel it, going through the motions for cash. BUT IT WASN’T THAT WAY AT ALL! First and foremost because Peter Noone has a sense of humor about himself. […]

Will The Circle Be Unbroken

I was introduced to Joe Chambers. I told him about getting squeezed at their free concert in Boston Common, and stunningly he remembered it and started reminiscing. Then we got into a long conversation with Richard Foos about Gary Stewart and… We were at Tom Hayden’s widow’s house for a benefit, the fusion of Get […]

Tedeschi Trucks At The Orpheum

How can you be so good and nobody knows? Used to be about the hit single. Hell, Tom Petty even wrote a song about it. You were outside the mainstream, you had fans, the key was to come up with something radio-friendly, even if you had to hire Desmond Child to co-write the song. Then […]

Bublé At Staples

It was billed as “An Evening With.” And it most certainly was. The media focuses on recordings, but all the action is on the road. You keep on reading about the comeback of the recording industry, but to a great degree the two have diverged. Recording is about hip-hop, evanescence. Live is about all genres, […]