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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters at Forest Hills Stadium

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Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters with Special Guests Sheryl Crow and Seth Lakeman
Forest Hills Stadium
Forest Hills, NY
June 13, 2018

There isn't much that hasn't already been said about Robert Plant. Plant is regarded as one of the greatest singers in the history of rock 'n' roll. ...

Duane Betts: Sketches of American Music

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It's a daunting task just to follow in the footsteps of a bonafide legend of American music, in the case of Duane Betts, his father Dickey, co-founder, guitarist and major composer for the Allman Brothers Band. But the offspring is taking his sweet time enaging in follow-up on that estimable legacy of Southern rock with this ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Julian Lage: Modern Lore

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As a young guitar prodigy, Julian Lage often went to gigs at the Bay Area jazz club Yoshi's. There he would sit up front, put his head on stage and watch admiringly. Backing his early heroes at Yoshi's were two musicians who now form a trio with Lage. Double bassist Scott Colley and drummer Kenny Wollesen ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Little Steven & The Disciples of Soul at the Paramount

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Little Steven & The Disciples of Soul
The Paramount
Huntington, NY
October 4, 2017

Ace sideman, actor, disc jockey, label chief, social activist, philanthropist, solo superstar. There really is nothing that Little Steven can't do. Born Steven Lento in Boston, MA in 1950. He lived in Watertown, MA until 1957, when ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

The 2017 Laid Back Festival: In The Spirit of Gregg Allman at The Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater

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The 2017 Laid Back Festival: In The Spirit of Gregg Allman
The Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
Wantagh, NY
September 24, 2017

Gregg Allman co-founded and curated the inaugural Laid Back Festival. That festival began as a single day celebration in August of 2015 and was held at the Jones ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

The 2016 Laid Back Festival Featuring Gregg Allman, Jason Isbell, America, the Marshall Tucker Band, Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band, Orleans, Devon Allman and Levon

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Gregg Allman, Jason Isbell, America, the Marshall Tucker Band, Jaimoe's Jasssz Band, Orleans, Devon Allman and Levon
The 2016 Laid Back Festival
Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
Wantagh, NY
July 23, 2016

Starting out as the creative collaboration between Gregg Allman and Live Nation, the Laid Back Festival began ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Grace Potter at the Paramount

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Grace Potter
The Paramount
Huntington, NY
December 10, 2015

Grace Potter's performance on Thursday, December 10th at the Paramount in the tony Long Island town of Huntington, NY was a high energy performance much akin to a tent show revival. The audience members all came to worship and by the end ...

ARTICLE: DVD/FILM REVIEWS

JACO (The Film)

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Jaco Pastorius
JACO (The Film)
Slang East/West
2015

With author Bill Milkowksi's extraordinarily detailed and honest accounting of Pastorius' life in his biography--first published in 1996 but reissued nearly a decade later as Jaco: The Extraordinary and Tragic Life of Jaco Pastorius: Deluxe Edition (Backbeat Books, 2005), with a hundred pages of ...

ARTICLE: MULTIPLE REVIEWS

Three Views of Jaco: Weather Report: The Legendary Live Tapes 1978-1981 / JACO: The Film & Original Soundtrack

Read "Three Views of Jaco: Weather Report: The Legendary Live Tapes 1978-1981 / JACO: The Film & Original Soundtrack" reviewed by John Kelman

It's hard to believe that, despite being gone for 28 years, bassist/composer Jaco Pastorius remains not just an important figure in the world of jazz, but beyond its broadest purview as well. His seemingly sudden appearance on a series of four albums in 1976 demonstrated that this was an artist with virtually no restrictions. In addition ...

Sly and the Family Stone: Live at The Fillmore East October 4th and 4th 1968

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Sly and The Family Stone's galvanizing appearance at the Woodstock Music and Arts Fair in August of 1969 may well represent the pinnacle of their career, but their rise to this apogee of recognition was the culmination of a long slow climb to fame dating back even further than Sylvester Stewart's, nee Sly, tenure as a ...