Category Archives: Tourdates

Graham Parker Finally Ventures South Again

More crazy tour threads were woven today when I was checking up on Midge Ure and saw that he was playing solo acoustic at the Atlanta City Winery on June 1st.  I was not going to travel for that, but it’s … Continue reading

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Professor Dolby Gets Some Summer Vacation

It’s funny how threads start. Last week it transpired that the long mooted Ron Kane memorial; get-together by his friends is finally set to come off this summer. If you’ve not seen the posts, I was set to visit my … Continue reading

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Pet Shop Ballet “The Most Incredible Thing” Now On American Stage

It pays to pay attention to your blog’s comments! just yesterday, DJ Shelf asked me if I was going to Charlotte in the next ten days to see the American debut of the Pet Shop Boys ballet “The Most Incredible … Continue reading

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Jonathan Richman @ The Grey Eagle 2-23-18 [part 2]

[continued from previous post] All About The Show When I got there it was still 40 minutes to showtime and the club was sparsely populated with most warm bodies in the restaurant/bar area. At 9:00 sharp, Ané Diaz and her … Continue reading

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OMD Celebrate 40th Anniversary with Book, Orchestra… and STANLOW!

We interrupt the loooooong OMD thread for some significant OMD news. Like another of my favorite bands [Simple Minds] this year is the group’s 40th anniversary. Simple Minds are doing a brief tour [now finished] with their new album played, … Continue reading

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Shriekback Kickstarter Perilously Still At Halfway Point

We interrupt this OMD Rock G.P.A. for the following public service announcement. It’s now half way into Shriekback’s Kickstarter campaign to finance a tour of America this year, and it’s been stalled since day two at around 22% of goal. … Continue reading

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Reeves Gabrels + His Imaginary Friends @ The Grey Eagle 10-4-17

Mother McCree! Lightning can strike when you least expect it to! Last night, after making a pizza, I was having a leisurely dinner with my wife. She had looked at the local freekly, which I had brought home yesterday and … Continue reading

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