Category archives for: Music Scene

Marc Cohn brings a bit of Memphis right here to Boston

Marc Cohn brings a bit of Memphis right here to Boston

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Nothing can ever possibly compare to seeing a brilliant artist here in Boston, on one of those gorgeous spring and summer days when the city is at it’s finest. This wasn’t one of those times, however, as we had a foot of sleet and slush throughout the hours leading up to Marc [...]

Phish announces plans for 2014 tour

Phish announces plans for 2014 tour

Phish will kick off its 2014 summer tour on July 1 at XFINITY Center in Mansfield, MA and celebrate the Fourth of July with a three-night stand at Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, NY (July 3-5). There will be numerous waterside dates – including the band’s first shows on New York City’s Randall’s [...]

David Crosby Solo Tour Rocks New York City!

David Crosby Solo Tour Rocks New York City!

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Without question, one of the most anticipated solo CD releases of the year was destined to be David Crosby’s new CD “Croz,” his first solo record in two decades. Speaking as one of the first to hear it, I can tell you that it truly is a masterpiece. To those who have [...]

Stephen Stills and The Rides – A Wild Trip Through Time and Space

Stephen Stills and The Rides – A Wild Trip Through Time and Space

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – As a veteran concert goer, and self-professed CSN aficionado, I pretty much know what to expect when I go to see Stephen Stills perform, namely a fantastic example of Rock and Roll at it’s best, with flawless vocals, screaming guitar licks, and brilliant musical compositions put out by a 50 year veteran [...]

Graham Nash exhibit dazzles once again at Ocean Galleries

Graham Nash exhibit dazzles once again at Ocean Galleries

STONE HARBOR, New Jersey – To anyone who may have questioned whether the Jersey shore had recovered from Hurricane Sandy, they needed only to walk through the stunning town of Stone Harbor this afternoon, as Ocean Galleries owners Kim and Josh Miller graciously hosted their second gallery show featuring the work of rock and roll [...]

Graham Nash awarded honorary Doctorate in Fine Arts

Graham Nash awarded honorary Doctorate in Fine Arts

BOSTON, Massachusetts – Over the course of my life I have had the pleasure of attending more than my fair share of graduation ceremonies, and have enjoyed  a host of commencement addresses.   After my sons graduation from UMass a few years ago, when a proud alumnus delivered the keynote speech via downlink while orbiting [...]

2012 CSNY Tribute – Music is Love, a review

2012 CSNY Tribute – Music is Love, a review

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – In 1886, the nation of France gave to the United States a statue which was to be known as Liberty Enlightening the World. In 1912, the nation of Japan presented us with over 3000 cherry trees, to bring joy and beauty to our nations capitol. One hundred years later, the nations of [...]

Joel Rafael – America Come Home

Joel Rafael – America Come Home

For those who may have missed the news, I’m happy to report that true folk music is alive and well in 2012! Never has this been proven to be more true than in the recent release from folk rock legend Joel Rafael. His dynamic new release “America Come Home” masterfully brings back to the sounds [...]

Crosby Stills and Nash 2012 DVD/CD Review

Crosby Stills and Nash 2012 DVD/CD Review

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – There are few new music releases that I look forward to these days, and even fewer that I rush to my mailbox for in the hope that today would be the day it arrived. This DVD/CD set was on my radar screen for the last few months, ever since word came out [...]

CD Review – California Girl by Jamaica Rafael

CD Review – California Girl by Jamaica Rafael

In what may ultimately turn out to be be one of my favorite releases of 2011, California Girl, by brilliant young singer.songwriter Jamaica Rafael has hit the bulls-eye from far across a field of wildflowers. This is, without question, a hypnotizing compilation, that will surely be one of those to take along on that convertible [...]

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