Van Morrison and Tom Jones – Hollywood Bowl 2016, a Desert Trip Preview

In a delightful pairing of singers, Tom Jones and Van Morrison delivered a stirring double bill at the Hollywood Bowl. It was the night before the second weekend of Desert Trip, a timely ... Continue Reading →

Dolly Parton – Pure & Simple & Live

It has been a while since I attended a concert where a significant number of folks stepped up their attire to reflect the artist on stage. One fellow looked exactly like Woody from ... Continue Reading →

The Mick Fleetwood Blues Band

Mick Fleetwood is undoubtedly amazed at the peaks and valleys, the twists and turns his drumming career has traveled. He has lately been bringing it full circle. Starting out in a blues ... Continue Reading →

Jeff Lynne’s ELO – Hollywood Bowl, 10 September 2016

It is hard to find an artist who has been dormant from the stage for so long and has come back with enough fan support to sell out three nights at the Hollywood Bowl. Jeff Lynne has ... Continue Reading →

Kiefer Sutherland rocks! …& is presidential too

Get ready for the wish fulfillment series of the season, with actor-singer Kiefer Sutherland as the President of the United States in the exciting new drama Designated Survivor, premiering ... Continue Reading →

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical: Stephen Sondheim Theatre NYC

Disproving the theory that there are no second acts in America, Beautiful artfully unfolds the story of Carole King. King went from unknown success writing hit songs for other singers ... Continue Reading →

Gladys Knight and Tower of Power – Hollywood Bowl

Two veterans of the music scene brought their unique rhythm and blues stylings to a nearly sold out Hollywood Bowl. It was an evening of solid musicianship, but with two surprises. Tower ... Continue Reading →

Sinatra’s favorite “saloon comedian” Tom Dreesen in spotlight as PPB honoree

One great entertainer, comedian Tom Dreesen stood in the spotlight on stage for about 90 minutes mesmerizing the folks gathered in the Sportsmen’s Lodge ballroom last month in Studio ... Continue Reading →