McCartney Revisits San Diego

Paul McCartney is arguably the most critic-proof artist touring these days. He has the deepest songbook in history, and his non-stop three hour concerts consistently leave fans satiated. ... Continue Reading →

Entertaining Mr. Sloane: Irish Classical Theatre

There are jewels of regional theatre spread across the country, and the Irish Classical Theatre is counted among them. Prominent in the burgeoning Buffalo Theatre District, Irish Classical ... Continue Reading →

Cirque du Soleil – VOLTA Debut in SoCal

  Cirque du Soleil got its toehold in America, and arguably globally, in SoCal in 1984 as part of the LA Olympics Arts Festival. I recall scanning the listings of events, and ... Continue Reading →

Film Review – Show Me The Picture: The Story of Jim Marshall

We are in a golden age of music documentaries, quite possibly the platinum age. For the fan, this plethora of offerings is almost an embarrassment of riches. Alfred George Bailey’s ... Continue Reading →

The Beatles – The White Album: Reissued, Remastered and Revisited

On the 50th anniversary of their ninth album, the powers that be are releasing a mammoth version of The Beatles. Quickly known as The White Album, it was originally released in Britain ... Continue Reading →

John Lennon: Imagine – The Ultimate Collection, Produced by Yoko Ono Lennon

One of the first multi-disc reissues concentrating on a single album was Pet Sounds. What had been a mere three dozen minutes long (and critically and commercially ignored upon release) ... 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 →

Lambert and Stamp

Lambert and Stamp tells the story of the improbable pair of Brits who plucked a band from inevitable obscurity, eventually making the band one of the most creative and innovative bands ... Continue Reading →