Frank Turner: Town Hall 15 October 2019

Frank Turner at Town Hall? That did not seem to make sense. Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls is a band that you stand for while they rock out. But since it was Frank Turner, I wanted to go anyway. As usual, I had a seat in the last row of the balcony. It’s a […]

Cory Branan: City Vineyard 17 November 2019

Another wonderful night with Cory Branan, this time at City Vineyard, City Winery’s younger, smaller, and intimate sibling on Pier 26 on the Hudson River. And another wonderful opener. Darrin Bradbury is a Jersey boy, who just got a major label record deal (produced by Kenneth Pattengale of the Milk Carton Kids). Cory told us […]

Little Shop of Horrors: Westside Theatre 21 November 2019

When we found out that Groffsauce (Jonathan Groff) would be starring in an off-Broadway production of Little Shop of Horrors at the Westside Theatre, rtb and I were there. The Westside Theater only holds 270 people upstairs, so the tickets were selling quickly and we were able to get seats but not together. rtb got […]

Harriet: UT Austin 25 November 2019

Everyone should be familiar with a lot of the story. If not, shame on you for not paying attention in your history class. We do learn more about Harriet Tubman than we are taught in school. She saved over 70 slaves. She led an army unit during the Civil War and saved about 750 more. […]

Western Stars: AMC Empire 25 3 November 2019

peg suggested seeing Western Stars and I was all in because I am a big Bruce Springsteen fan and I thought this should be a movie seen on a big screen with big sound. I did not read anything about it beforehand, so all I knew was that it was a kind of concert film […]

The Homeless Gospel Choir: Saint Vitus Bar 3 November 2019

Last summer I saw The Homeless Gospel Choir (Derek Zanetti) open for Frank Turner (Lucero also opened for Turner on that tour). He was this adorable guy, playing folk punk rock on an acoustic guitar (fast and loud), and would introduce each song with “This is a protest song.” I could not wait for him […]