• David Byrne: Red Rocks 2018, A Review by Keefer 0

    Whether with his previous band or on his own, David Byrne has not looked at a stage as just a place to play his songs on, but explore all possibilities to present his music in person. He said earlier this year that his upcoming tour was going to be the most ambitious since the Talking

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  • Prince’s Piano & A Microphone 1983, A Review by Keefer 0

    There was a time if you wanted to get your hands on unreleased music from your favorite artist, you had to venture into the world of bootlegs. That could be an indie record store brave enough to include these illegal recordings in with their legitimate stock. Record conventions were always fertile grounds too. Or in my

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  • Remembering Aretha. 0

    Crystal jukebox queen of hymn. . . she has no flaws in her trumpet -Bob Dylan She was a singular presence in pop music, a symbol of strength, women’s liberation and the civil rights movement. Aretha Franklin, one of the greatest singers of all time, died Thursday of pancreatic cancer. Very few artists are likely

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  • 3 Sides Live From Storied Venue – Red Rocks Live 0

    There’s a lot of civic pride when it comes to Red Rocks and for good reason. It’s one of the great concert venues in the world, a beloved natural open-air amphitheater, the stage and audience areas sheltered between a pair of 300-foot monoliths, Ship Rock and Creation Rock, and another boulder anchored behind the stage

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  • RYAN ADAMS THERE AND HERE – Album and Red Rocks Show Review by Keefer 0

    ‘Exile On Bourbon Street’ Ryan Adams and Friends cover a Stones classic in New Orleans I would imagine that it’s no easy feat to cover one’s own album, let alone pay homage to someone else’s. Especially one that occupies such hallowed ground. The album in question: Exile On Main Street, which came out in 1972. It

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  • Remembering Anthony Bourdain, By Keefer 0

    1956-2018 I am certain of nothing. Bourdain had that tattooed on his arm. It was an honest self-assessment. But it was, in his case, also a mission statement. “It’s what makes travel what it is, an endless learning curve, the joy of being wrong, of being confused ” he once said. It’s that curiosity he

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