Steve Earle/Lucero: Ryman Auditorium 21 July 2017

When Lucero announced a new show opening for Steve Earle at the Ryman Auditorium, I knew I had to be there somehow. Two of my favorite artists playing in an historical venue that I always wanted to visit. Plus, I’d get to visit Nashville. The Ryman (aka The Mother Church of Country Music) started as […]

PJ Harvey: Central Park SummerStage 19 July 2017

When Venetia said she had an extra ticket for PJ Harvey at Central Park SummerStage, I immediately said yes. I’m embarrassed to say that I was thinking of another singer but realized my mistake and thought that this was someone I’d heard of and read about for some time and it was hole in my […]

John Mellencamp: Forest Hills Stadium 11 July 2017

Years ago, when there used to be late-concert shows on Friday and Saturday nights, I loved to watch Little Johnny Cougar. I’d fallen in love with Pat Benetar’s “I Need a Lover” and then fell even more in love with the original version that I heard on the local AOR FM station. He’d run across […]

The Great Comet: Imperial Theatre 6 July 2017

rtb found out that one of our favorite performers, Ingrid Michaelson, would be joining the cast of Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 for a limited run. violaleeblue, rtb, and I bought tickets. Truthfully, during the Tony Awards, the show I was most impressed by and the one I wanted to see was […]