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Show Review – Mariachi El Bronx on a boat! Pier 36, 8/11/16

Mariachi music on a luxury cruise boat circling Manhattan on a Thursday night, all for around $40?  Count me in!  Rocks Off Concert Cruises is such a great concept, and usually get some pretty good artists year after year.  When I heard Mariachi El Bronx was coming back to participate, once I saw my schedule… Continue reading Show Review – Mariachi El Bronx on a boat! Pier 36, 8/11/16

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Show Review – Blink 182, Barclays Center, 8/17/16

As some may recall from my previous review of Blink 182’s new record, I was very excited about this new iteration of the band, with Alkaline Trio’s Matt Skiba replacing Tom DeLonge’s guitar and vocals, and Goldfinger’s John Feldmann producing.  And as I mentioned, while California doesn’t compare to the greatest work from these two said bands,… Continue reading Show Review – Blink 182, Barclays Center, 8/17/16

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Interesting Links W/O August 1st

Craft Beer Beer Myths Busted The Story of Numbers Music The Return of Pop Punk Outside Lands Livestream Schedule Cassette Store Day Overpriced Rock T-Shirts Courtesy of Barnye’s Tech Facebook Taking Measures to Reduce Clickbait China’s Rise in Tech Advertising and Marketing What’s Going on with Instagram Stories? Work and Economy Corporate America – Leaving… Continue reading Interesting Links W/O August 1st

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Queens Museum – The Ramones Exhibit

  The Ramones were never a gateway band or influencer for me.  I do however, have a very close and intimate relationship with punk music, and understand the legacy the Ramones have created over the years.  I also have close ties with the borough of Queens, having lived here about 8 of the 10 years… Continue reading Queens Museum – The Ramones Exhibit