“Tonight’s secret code is: Trump shifters of the world unite…” Morrissey, opening his appearance at Grand Theatre at Grand Sierra Resort & Casino in Reno […]
“The hangman looks round as he waits, the cord stretches tight, then it breaks…” Peter Hook & The Light opened their sold out concert at […]
“I try to think about tomorrow, but I always think about the past… about the things that didn’t last… if I could go to the […]
“Wow, it’s amazing to be back here at Humphrey’s, or as we like to call it, ‘free concert for boats!’ [pointing to the water] You […]
“Oakland, San Francisco, how the hell you doing tonight? We played here almost six years ago opening up for somebody… Who here was there? Was […]
“We been coming around here with you guys… well, hell, we’ve been coming around with you all for over four decades. Same three guys right […]
“It’s a very special evening for us, because this is the culmination of a lot of hard work… we’re about to take a month’s vacation, […]
“Are you ready to get your Wang’s Chung’d? We’re going to Chung your ass’s off!” Rewind Fest‘s special edition of Lost 80s Live was a […]
“Do I have my readers on my head? How long has that been the case? Is that from the first set? [shouts from crowd: “just […]
80s music icon Adam Ant is celebrating the 35th anniversary of his landmark album Kings of the Wild Frontier with a newly remastered box set release, as well as a North American tour kicking off next month in Washington DC. With this new tour, Adam Ant will play the album in its entirety and in […]
KFOG’s Concert for Kids will be held on Thursday, December 8th at The Masonic in San Francisco. The live show will include performances from Band of Horses, Blind Pilot, and The Revivalists and benefits UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital and Toys for Tots.
Peter Hook & The Light bring a second leg of “Substance – The Albums Of Joy Division & New Order” back to the U.S., kicking things off in Detroit tomorrow tonight, with shows running through the end of November. Hooky and the band will be performing both the Joy Division and New Order albums Substance […]
This article features the latest in an ongoing series of “Rock Talk” podcast audio interviews for the Rock Subculture Journal. Today’s guest is Darryl McDaniels, best known as DMC with Run-D.M.C. (he prefers to be called “D”). D was a featured guest at Sac-Con in Sacramento this past weekend, promoting his authentic foray into the […]
This article features the latest in an ongoing series of “Rock Talk” podcast audio interviews for the Rock Subculture Journal. The first guest for 2015 is Dick Dale, a legend in music, regarded as both “The King of the Surf Guitar” and the “Father of Heavy Metal”. Now 77 years old, Mr. Dale is well […]
This article features the latest in an ongoing series of “Rock Talk” podcast audio interviews for the Rock Subculture Journal. Today’s guest is Peter Hook. Peter Hook is a founding member of Joy Division and New Order, and next week embarks on his latest tour as Peter Hook & The Light, covering the third and […]
Pop Culture Features
Paul Kantner, co-founder, guitarist, singer and songwriter of Jefferson Airplane, passed away at age 74 yesterday. He was at the center of 60’s counterculture and psychedelic rock and roll. I had an opportunity to see him perform live about a year ago, as part of his “Jefferson Starship Performs & Celebrates The Music of Jefferson Airplane […]
As with my 2012, 2013, and 2014 Year in Review features, this feature looks back on a year of music with a summary of the highlights. This year, I attended about 50 shows, with hundreds of different sets of incredible talent and music to make sense of, not to mention trying to keep up with […]
This is the first of my 2015 “Year In Review” articles. As with my articles in 2012, 2013, and 2014, I reviewed a sampling of my concert photos from 2015 and compiled some of my favorites and stopped when I hit 100 photos in total. Please also check out my companion 2015 Year in Review […]
Below is the latest updated list of memorabilia for entertainment memorabilia, including rock and pop music stage and studio used equipment and costumes, as well as other entertainment memorabilia. Please contact me if you are aware of any coming events of interest to collectors. Please also note that I update changes/additions to the calendar until […]
Travel, Resort & Hotel Reviews
This is part of a continuing series of my impressions and experiences staying at various hotels and resorts while traveling to attend concerts worldwide. This stay was during my recent trip to Maui in September 2015. This review is for the Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea in Wailea, Maui, Hawaii.
This is part of a continuing series of my impressions and experiences staying at various hotels and resorts while traveling to attend concerts worldwide. This stay was during my recent trip to Maui in September 2015. This review is for the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa in Lahaina, Maui in Hawaii.