The Les Paul Trio With Joe Walsh @ The Iridium

MANHATTAN, NY—The Les Paul Trio took on James Gang/Eagles lead guitarist Joe Walsh at The Iridium that started out ever so sweetly and turned into a raucous blowout of loud guitars and booze-soaked psychedelia as the Montclair native added his wah-wah, talk box and demented genius to the night’s festivities. …

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Don Felder @ City Winery

GREENWICH VILLAGE, NY—Ex-Eagles guitarist Don Felder put on a blistering performance at An Evening At The Hotel California that showcased his output behind the band that he served in from 1974-2001, as well as his latest effort, Road To Forever, with a bang-up of guitar leads, riffs, crescendos and …

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Godspeed You! Black Emperor @ Rams Head Live

BALTIMORE, MD—A chance to see Godspeed You! Black Emperor live has been a dream of mine ever since I was turned on to them by a good friend of mine. In the very beginning weeks of the springtime, my dear girlfriend sent me a picture she took off her computer …

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Sevendust @ Architekt Music

BUTLER, NJ—The foundation of being good at what you do begins with humility. This can be especially difficult if you are in a renowned metal band, where the fans do not only worship the music, but the members themselves. Clearly, the guys in question here have their feet on the …

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Barrie Wentzell Photo Show @ Morrison Hotel Gallery/Apple Store SoHo

MANHATTAN, NY—Barrie Wentzell’s photos of Hendrix, Kinks, Beatles, Stones, Syd Barrett and Elton John look like they were taken by a friend. Warts and all, they show rock and roll royalty at ease and at play from Jimmy Page reclining on a coach in plaid colored pants and pasty shirt …

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Pete Townshend @ New York Public Library

MANHATTAN, NY—In his introduction, Paul Holdengräber, Director Of Public Programs at the New York Public Library, asked Pete Townshend to describe himself in seven words before he took to the stage at NYPL Live. Townshend followed that up with, “music is for people, words for me.” What followed for the …

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Global Poverty Project @ Central Park

MANHATTAN, NY—“The Global Poverty Project is an educational and campaigning organization that activates citizens to be a part of the global movement to end extreme poverty.”

Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Foo Fighters, Black Keys, John Legend and Band Of Horses combined forces on a gorgeous September night in Central …

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The Liza Colby Sound @ Mercury Lounge

MANHATTAN, NY—I was told by a dear friend of mine about a band that he had recently played a gig with called The Liza Colby Sound. He told me that there wasn’t anything stupendous about them as far as originality though for what they do, they do it well. My …

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Minus The Bear @ Starland Ballroom

SAYREVILLE, NJ—An adventure to the Starland Ballroom was something I was most certainly excited about, and seeing Minus The Bear made it all the sweeter. As soon as I heard that MTB were playing a show locally with Caspian, I knew right away that I was going. I prepared months …

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Jack White @ Radio City Music Hall

MANHATTAN—Since the first time I saw the music video for The White Stripes’ track “Fell In Love With A Girl” in 2001 or 2002, I have been fascinated by Jack White. Seeing him as a musical scientific genius of sorts, I have followed White throughout his entire musical journey, from …

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