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Show Review – Bouncing Souls, Masked Intruder, The Scandals, Irving Plaza, 12/15/16

A few weeks ago, on a random Thursday night, I went from having no real plans to meeting and seeing one of my favorite punk bands play both a sound check and a full headlining set, all for the price of on the house.  This was all thanks to a contest I entered on Brooklynvegan.com… Continue reading Show Review – Bouncing Souls, Masked Intruder, The Scandals, Irving Plaza, 12/15/16

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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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Northside Festival Show Reviews – Conor Oberst and Brian Wilson

Conor Oberst – McCarren Park, June 12th I had never seen Conor Oberst during his solo touring, but have seen his other projects, the notable Bright Eyes, and less notable Desaparecidos numerous times.  When I got offered free tickets to his Northside show at McCarren Park, i thought why not, even though I had a… Continue reading Northside Festival Show Reviews – Conor Oberst and Brian Wilson