I went to see acclaimed Italian guitarist Peppino D’Agostino at McCabe’s Guitar Store, in Santa Monica, California, and was treated to a front row seat. D’Agostino is a hot ticket live performer in North and South America and Europe who has been charming audiences with his captivating full-bodied performances for some time.
You can travel to the Delta to hear some traditional acoustic blues—and I recommend that you do!—or just keep an eye out for the True Blues trio: Corey Harris, Guy Davis and Alvin Youngblood Hart.
“I feel the passion in the room tonight New York”, Aerosmith front man, Steven Tyler, said from the stage at Madison Square Garden after performing their opening tune “Mama Kin”.
If you were to look up American Rock Music in a dictionary, you may very well find Chicago and Kansas within the definition. Few groups more quintessentially define American rock and roll music.
It’s Stoplight Jones. Not Spotlight Jones like my phone was insisting I was trying to type while urgently telling anyone in the area to get toGooseIsland. On the surface they are a group looking like your everyday rock quartet. That’s just not the case. How many times do you see the bassist also double on alto sax? Or is it the alto saxophonist who doubles on bass? Regardless, the answer to this riddle is not often. They feature two vocalists who equally keep your attention from song to song. My list of bands that can do that is pretty short.
In 1973, The Who introduced us to a troubled English youth by the name of Jimmy Cooper. His struggles with drugs and schizophrenia, within the violent Brighton and London Mod scene, came to life through the band’s second “concept” album, Quadrophenia.
On an unusually cool night in Tampa, Florida, at the 1-800-Ask-Gary Amphitheater, a crowd of screaming, diehard fans are raising hell as Rush is just 15 minutes late to arrive onto the stage.
Rockaholics unite! Last month, hard rock and heavy metal fans all across Florida manically rampaged their way to The Lakeland Center to witness the momentous gathering of three of the biggest names in rock and roll: Trixter, FireHouse, and Warrant.
As expected, Alan Jackson’s show at the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, Vienna, Virginia, in August rocked the house, with fans singing along with lyrics that are by now hardwired into their Alan Jackson memory modes.
Steve Vai and crew landed in the Nation’s capital in August to launch a musical tirade befitting one of the best guitarists on the planet. Behind was enough amp tonnage to crush, with top brands like Fender, Freeman, Legacy and PRS.