The Chronicles of a Van Halen and Sammy Hagar Fan – 1979 to 2017

This post started out as a review of the Van Halen show in Tampa back in September of 2015. But it turned out I had thirty-something years of Van Halen, and by association Sammy Hagar, commentary that I had to get out. Realistically, how could any self-respecting rock music fan not have quite a bit … More The Chronicles of a Van Halen and Sammy Hagar Fan – 1979 to 2017

Guns n’ Roses in Orlando 2016 – And Back When

I watched the Guns n’ Roses reunion come together with interest but never quite committed to go – and then realized I should go, because “last” opportunities abound these days. It takes a certain show for me to commit to driving the traffic nightmare route to Orlando for a giant arena show with a nosebleed … More Guns n’ Roses in Orlando 2016 – And Back When

2016 Monsters of Rock Cruise Recap

The Monsters of Rock Cruise involves spending several days and nights strolling the ship seeing a bunch of bands in a variety of atmospheres – it’s a live music lover’s dream vacation. While it is not the least bit relaxing to the body, it is to the soul ;o). The 2016 Monsters of Rock Cruise “Shredders of the Deep” East Coast event returned to … More 2016 Monsters of Rock Cruise Recap

The Winery Dogs in St. Petersburg Florida – Wow

The Winery Dogs are a melodic hard rock band with a jazzy prog rhythm section and a blues guitar player/soul singer. They are three amazingly talented musicians. I’m quite sure that the stars were in some sort of perfect alignment when they first decided to jam together and form a band. This is a profound statement: one … More The Winery Dogs in St. Petersburg Florida – Wow

Cathouse Live at Irvine Meadows – A Hot Summer in the City Day

I love summer – it’s my favorite season. But even for a Florida girl this show fell on one brutally hot summer day. If you wanted to survive the heat beating down on you it was wise to pick and choose which bands you wanted to stand up and shout for and which you wanted to … More Cathouse Live at Irvine Meadows – A Hot Summer in the City Day

Blogging 101, Day 11: Make a Prompt Personal – Kid Rock, Foreigner and Hurricane

Today’s assignment: publish a post based on your own, personalized take on a blogging prompt. Day 11 six days late. I experienced writer’s block. I was also overwhelmed by trying to herd the information swirling around in my brain, as well as physically compiling the stuff for photos I wanted to use and then putting out the … More Blogging 101, Day 11: Make a Prompt Personal – Kid Rock, Foreigner and Hurricane