Category Archives: Music

Greta Van Fleet Puts Rock Back In Modern Music

A few months back I received a text from a friend of mine urging I check out the band Greta Van Fleet. I shrugged it off, thinking this was another recording by some beleaguered teen, reclusively cloistered away in his … Continue reading

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U2 Delivers Top Concert for 2017 in Kentucky

In a close competition, Irish band U2 edged out Roger Waters as the top 2017 concert in Kentucky. Both artists share distinguished histories of political commentary and used their stages as platforms to spotlight current world disorder, raising these two … Continue reading

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Southern Rebel Tom Petty Passes Away into the Great Wide Open

Several prominent musical legends passed away in 2017. Of note were Gregg Allman, Walter Becker, Chuck Berry, Glenn Campbell, Chris Cornell, and Fats Domino – but it was losing Tom Petty that hit closest to my heart. Petty, the highway … Continue reading

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Election Day in Alabama Senate Race

Today the fine folks in Alabama will step to the polls to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions, who accepted the nomination as U.S. Attorney General from president-elect Trump. The temporary appointee, Republican Luther Strange, lost a … Continue reading

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Roger Waters Brings Pink Floyd Catalog ReNewed Life

As a kid that attended high school in the early 1980s, I grew up on a steady diet of “Summer of Love” psychedelia and heavy 70’s acid rock. Guiding my adolescent journey to misadventure was: Hendrix, Joplin, the Stones, Creedence, … Continue reading

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2017 Forecastle Music Festival Offers Variety

If you dig music and are looking for a weekend out of the house, snag a ticket to the Forecastle Festival in Louisville. Some 60 alt-rock, hip-hop and EDM bands are playing over three days at Waterfront Park on the … Continue reading

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Atlanta’s Vortex Satisfies Hungriest AppetiteĀ 

The morning after the Radiohead concert was a slow-moving affair. Before my feet hit the floor I did a systems check; no headache, cognitive thought was functioning, and my parts & pieces were intact. I must be living right. Sunday … Continue reading

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