My 2020 Concerts, Coronavirus, and Memes

And finally I wonder….was the Universe preparing me for this nuttiness with my chock-full January to March concert calendar? I think so, and I thank the Universe profusely. I’ll be forever appreciative of the harmonious energies my friends and I put forth to create that kickass concert vortex we passed through on our way here…wherever … More My 2020 Concerts, Coronavirus, and Memes

1984-1989 Los Angeles Sunset Strip Band Flyers

Band flyers and local music magazine ads were the social media tools of the 1980s – so unlike the intangible, fleeting images of today’s band sites and events. Back then band flyers and local rags were simply good advertising – you grabbed them and took them home and they were like Facebook Event Notices sitting on … More 1984-1989 Los Angeles Sunset Strip Band Flyers

The Rolling Stones – 2019 in Jacksonville and 1981 in Orlando

I’m not sure why it took me 38 years to see the Rolling Stones for a second time, but I’m so happy we made the four-hour road trip over to Jacksonville to see them on their No Filter Tour. Great show, great energy, great crowds – just one of those delightful concert experiences.  I guess … More The Rolling Stones – 2019 in Jacksonville and 1981 in Orlando

2019 Monsters of Rock Cruise – Merrymaking

Merrymaking: conviviality, festivity, gaiety, jollification, rejoicing, and revelry…that pretty much sums up the week. Great music, great people, great times – lovely weather and beautiful islands – another fun-filled escape to a happy, live music paradise. If I had to pick my three favorite shows from this year’s Monsters of Rock Cruise, I’d go with … More 2019 Monsters of Rock Cruise – Merrymaking

Nova Rex, Nostalgia, and Neurology

For some of you, I’m guessing that one of the emotions aroused by looking at 1980s-era Nova Rex is plain old nostalgia (we’ll get into the self-professed cheesiness later). The dictionary defines nostalgia as: “…a wistful or excessively sentimental yearning for return to, of some past period, or irrecoverable condition; or the state of being homesick” … More Nova Rex, Nostalgia, and Neurology