Thousands of Miles for Some Rock and Soul

Bruce Springsteen LISTEN NOW: Boston Gardens, Boston, MA, December 13, 1992 By Erik Flannigan It has been some time since the Live Archive series revisited Bruce Springsteen’s 1992-93 World Tour in support of Human Touch and Lucky Town. This chapter in his live performance history can be tricky to contextualize, in part because it’s a … Continue reading "Thousands of Miles for Some Rock and Soul"

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The White Stripes Live At Vera Club

The White Stripes Live At Vera Club

The White Stripes LISTEN NOW: Vera Club, Groningen, Netherlands – November 23rd, 2001 By Ben Blackwell To jump-start the year-long celebration of the 20th anniversary of the White Stripes third album White Blood Cells it felt appropriate to dust off a solid recording from 2001. Recorded at the legendary club Vera in Groningen, Netherlands, the White Stripes … Continue reading "The White Stripes Live At Vera Club"

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Interview With Bill Laurance of Snarky Puppy

Interview With Bill Laurance of Snarky Puppy

Snarky Puppy is back with another nugs.net streaming release. Four new shows join the 60+ concerts added to the nugs.net streaming library in March. The band’s keyboardist, Bill Laurance, has picked four of his favorite tracks from this month’s releases and compiled them into a playlist that’s free for anyone to listen to in the … Continue reading "Interview With Bill Laurance of Snarky Puppy"

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Every Dream Slips Through Your Hands

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band LISTEN NOW: Sports Arena, Los Angeles, CA, April 28, 1988 By Erik Flannigan I saw more shows on the Tunnel of Love Express Tour—21, to be exact—than on any Springsteen tour prior or since. As a result, 1988 holds a special place in my heart.  By the time … Continue reading "Every Dream Slips Through Your Hands"

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The White Stripes Under The Amazonian Lights

The White Stripes Under The Amazonian Lights

The White Stripes LISTEN NOW: Teatro Amazonas Opera House, Manaus, Brazil – June 1st, 2005 By Ben Blackwell Described by the local press as “deliciously irresponsible” and the first rock concert ever at the grand Teatro Amazonas Opera House, the performance of June 1st, 2005 was simply incomparable. Featuring a devastating cover of Bob Dylan’s … Continue reading "The White Stripes Under The Amazonian Lights"

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These Promises We Make At Night

Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band LISTEN NOW: Madison Square Garden, New York, NY, June 27, 2000 By Erik Flannigan Any Springsteen show is special, and every Springsteen show is a candidate to be extra special when surprises enter the setlist or the performance peaks beyond expectation. For those of us who count the … Continue reading "These Promises We Make At Night"

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Interview With Michael League of Snarky Puppy

Interview With Michael League of Snarky Puppy

Snarky Puppy’s full nugs.net catalog is now streaming for the first time ever. In addition to their existing library, new shows from the genre-bending band will be added to the nugs.net catalog on the second Wednesday of every month. We talked to bassist & founder of Snarky Puppy, Michael League about the band, live music, and more: … Continue reading "Interview With Michael League of Snarky Puppy"

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Lounging at the Lagoon in Pensacola

Lounging at the Lagoon in Pensacola

The first show of Jimmy Buffett’s Nothin’ But Time 2021 Virtual Tour airs Saturday, March 6th on nugs.net  featuring the penultimate date of the 2012/13 Lounging at the Lagoon tour. The “Lounging” tour took Jimmy all over the country from San Francisco to Camden, New Jersey. As the tour came to a close, Jimmy pulled … Continue reading "Lounging at the Lagoon in Pensacola"

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ARE TEENAGE DREAMS SO HARD TO BEAT?

ARE TEENAGE DREAMS SO HARD TO BEAT?

By Ben Blackwell, The White Stripes archivist and drummer for Jack White And The Bricks: I was never legally old enough to enter the Gold Dollar when it was a functioning rock and roll club. From my first visit on June 6th, 1998 (The White Stripes opening for Dura-Delinquent) until my final time through the … Continue reading "ARE TEENAGE DREAMS SO HARD TO BEAT?"

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One Minute You’re Right There, And Something Slips

Bruce Springsteen LISTEN NOW: Palais De Congrès Acropolis, Nice, France, May 18, 1997 By Erik Flannigan Every Springsteen tour starts with a vision and an underlying narrative. What story is our favorite artist telling through his setlist and presentation? Over time, setlists typically evolve and tours explore new themes, keeping things fresh but sometimes departing … Continue reading "One Minute You’re Right There, And Something Slips"

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