Farm Aid @ Jiffy Lube Live

WINSLOW, VIRGINIA—Neil Young looked out into the crowd, then pointed at someone and declared from the stage, “I like that shirt over there! Fuck Monsanto and Bayer!”, worn by one of 26 Farm Aidians who traveled from Canada to Virginia to the annual event, the shirt cut to the chaste.…

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The Last Waltz 40th Anniversary Celebration @ Lincoln Center Out Of Doors

MANHATTAN, NY—At The Last Waltz 40th Anniversary Celebration, producer/guitarist and New York City native Larry Campbell played musical director to the triple album and film directed by Martin Scorsese. The original was a star-studded affair that was also The Band’s farewell and was filmed at the Winterland Ballroom in San …

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Santana @ Madison Square Garden

“We’re exalting the spirits up here of Bob Marley, Marvin Gaye, John Lennon and Jimi Hendrix up here” – Carlos Santana

 

MANHATTAN, NY—Santana band put on a fiery performance that ignited a maelstrom of junglfied Africana riffs and some oozy Hammond organ over the melodic thunder of guitarist Carlos’ …

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Ian Anderson/Jethro Tull Rock Opera @ Kings Theater

BROOKLYN, NY—Ian Anderson presented his rock opera, adding some breath to the classics he’s juxtaposed over a storyline based on a fictionalized and updated Jethro Tull, who perfected the horse-drawn seed drill in 1701. Sounds confusing and a little awkward at first but as with most things done by the …

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An Evening With Bernstein, Diltz And Nash @ The Roxy Hotel

MANHATTAN, NY—Joel Bernstein, Henry Diltz and Graham Nash helped launch the newly redone Roxy Hotel, formerly the Tribeca Grand, for a photo presentation of their work in conjunction with the Morrison Hotel Gallery as they took on the legends and lore of Laurel Canyon, intertwining a tapestry of stories and …

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Remembering Glenn Frey: 1948-2016

(Photo by Mark Weiss)

“I’m not sure I believe in fate, but I know that crossing paths with Glenn Lewis Frey in 1970 changed my life forever, and it eventually had an impact on the lives of millions of other people all over the planet. … It will be very

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Joe Walsh/Tim McGraw @ Beacon Theatre

MANHATTAN, NY—Joe Walsh let it rip at the Beacon Theatre for a 14-song set as he took on his legacy with an assorted array of glittery guitars and a psychedelic showdown of funky, chunky rock. The backup band, including drummer Joe Vitale from his post-James Gang band Barnstorm, played to …

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Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band @ Central Park

MANHATTAN, NY—At the Modern Sky Festival at Central Park, Chinese bands faced off against their Western counterparts in a seven-band knockout with closer Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band fusing both Eastern and Western traditions into a Molotov cocktail of loud wailing guitars and vocals.

The band’s carefully constructed set went down …

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Farm Aid @ First Merit Bank Pavilion

“I won’t quit fighting for the farmer.” – Neil Young

 

CHICAGO, IL—At this year’s Farm Aid, founders Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Neil Young joined forces for yet another showdown against agribusiness, factory farms and their brethren in our nation’s agricultural heartland.

A lot has changed since the fest …

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Gathering Of The Vibes @ Seaside Park

BRIDGEPORT, CT—At the 20th annual Gathering Of The Vibes fest, Allman Brothers alumni ruled the roost for yet another glorious celebration to the life and music of Jerry Garcia, whose birthday was also celebrated over the weekend. Warren Haynes was the bridge from the Allman’s camp to the Dead’s as …

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