Sir Ivan: Visiting The Land Of The Midnight Sun

Whenever you attend a party at the castle mansion of Sir Ivan Wilzig in the Hamptons, you know you’re in for a wild ride. Past themes for his summer soirees have included sailors and sinners, ’60s Woodstock grooviness, and a wild animal-themed night invoking a sexy Playboy vibe. The raison …

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KISS @ Susquehanna Bank Center

CAMDEN, NJ—KISS, newly inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame this past April, played the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden on Aug. 3. This was the third of three dates in New Jersey over two weeks and the second of a South Jersey back-to-back double-shot, having played a …

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Insurgence @ Oops Lounge

BLOOMFIELD, NJ—William “DJ Dyztort” Mullally has for around two years been running a club Friday nights in Bloomfield at a venue called the Oops Lounge, adjacent to the Watsessing train station. Recently, the event moved to the downstairs, so-called “Area 51” of QXT’s famous dance club in Newark. QXT’s is …

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Robert Hunter @ City Winery

MANHATTAN, NY—On “Ripple,” Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter sang, “Let there be songs to fill the air,” and so he did at the City Winery where he added a creaky, folksy edge to a catalogue of tunes that have stood the test of time and weathered through the ages like …

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Katy Perry @ Madison Square Garden

MANHATTAN, NY—From teenage gospel singer to 29-year-old pop sensation, Katy Perry brought her Prismatic tour to Madison Square Garden on July 9.

Katy’s shows are known for her creative stage themes. After getting your ticket checked, you’re given glasses for a part in the show where rainbows are visible as …

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Crosby, Stills & Nash @ Beacon Theatre

MANHATTAN, NY—David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash (CSN) combined forces for the last of a three-night stand at the Beacon as “they let their freak flag fly” and then some, taking on their storied catalog that has aged like fine wine.

They had a busy week in town appearing …

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Pat Benatar/Rick Springfield @ Revel Ovation Hall

(Photo by Nadine Joy)

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ—On a balmy summer evening, Rick Springfield took the stage with a lot of energy for a guy whose 65th birthday was on the horizon.

“I’ve Done Everything For You” was the first song, and he knocked it out of the park. After taking …

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Felder/Foreigner/Styx @ Susquehanna Bank Center

CAMDEN, NJ—If you’re looking for almost four hours of music and entertainment, then this tour is for you. Don Felder, once a driving force behind The Eagles and many of their hits, took the stage and wowed the audience with “Already Gone.”

The band and Don were “cool” and freewheeling …

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Gordon Lightfoot @ Newton Theatre

NEWTON, NJ—Even at 75 years old, a frail and thin Gordon Lightfoot captivated the sold-out crowd at The Newton Theatre as he sang and performed two career-spanning 50-minute sets, highlighting his most treasured hits. While his voice lost some of its richness and range due to his string of near-death …

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Zappa Plays Zappa @ Newton Theatre

NEWTON, NJ—In the same fashion as his late father, the prolific musician Frank Zappa, Dweezil Zappa aligned himself with extremely talented musicians to deliver perfect renditions of songs spanning the entire catalogue as Zappa Plays Zappa took the Newton Theatre by storm. With a super tight five-piece band backing Dweezil, …

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