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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Rick Allen and Lauren Monroe Talk ‘Big Love’

Rick Allen and Lauren Monroe Talk ‘Big Love’

This Saturday Rick Allen, iconic drummer of Def Leppard, will take the stage with Lauren Monroe, the Big Love Band, and a star-studded lineup of rock and country greats to raise money for out-of-work music industry professionals. Guests will include Wynonna Judd, Billy Idol, Allman Betts Band, and tons more. The Big Love Benefit Concert … Continue reading "Rick Allen and Lauren Monroe Talk ‘Big Love’"

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2020: HOW WE LISTENED

2020: HOW WE LISTENED

2020 changed everything we know about the live music experience. The industry as we know it fell apart, but the live music community is resilient. From the moment band names were pulled off marquees the only question was “how do we get back out there?” We saw an evolution of the live music experience, and … Continue reading "2020: HOW WE LISTENED"

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Looking For A Moment When The World Seems Right

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band LISTEN NOW: Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul, Minnesota, November 12, 2012 By Erik Flannigan Our nostalgia for great concerts of the past is not dissimilar to that of sports. For over 20 years before it went on-demand, ESPN Classic aired some of the most memorable football, basketball, and … Continue reading "Looking For A Moment When The World Seems Right"

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I CAN STAND UP AND FACE THE WORLD AGAIN

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band LISTEN NOW: Madison Square Garden, New York, NY, November 7, 2009 By Erik Flannigan For Bruce Springsteen, 2009 began with the Super Bowl and wrapped with a series of memorable full-album performances. First, a brief history.  Complete, in-sequence album performances date back to the ‘70s, when Pink Floyd … Continue reading "I CAN STAND UP AND FACE THE WORLD AGAIN"

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Turkuaz’s 8 nugs of Hanukkah are Here

Turkuaz’s 8 nugs of Hanukkah are Here

It’s the final night of Hanukkah and the final day of Turkuaz’s ‘8 nugs of Hanukkah’. This year’s holiday celebration brought us audio from live performances, studio sessions, and virtual sessions. Each beautifully unique show will delight both longtime fans and those wanting to get to know Turkuaz for the first time. Check out information … Continue reading "Turkuaz’s 8 nugs of Hanukkah are Here"

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The White Stripes At Spaceland

The White Stripes At Spaceland

The White Stripes Los Angeles, CA – December 8, 2000 By Ben Blackwell Twenty years and nine days after it happened, I could not think of a better way to wrap up our monthslong delve into the White Stripes live performances from the year 2000 than with this previously-forgotten recording from Spaceland in Los Angeles on … Continue reading "The White Stripes At Spaceland"

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The New Jersey Hustle

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, November 24, 1975 By Erik Flannigan Performing under pressure can bring out the best in us, but it can also skew perception. The long-standing narrative surrounding Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band’s four-stop European tour in 1975 was that response to opening night … Continue reading "The New Jersey Hustle"

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The White Stripes: Madison, 2000

The White Stripes: Madison, 2000

The White Stripes Madison, Wisconsin – 3/16/2000 By Ben Blackwell The White Stripes’ first-ever performance in Madison was a windy Thursday night in a college town where it appeared most of the students had already left for spring break. The gig at O’Cayz was the band’s first after the completion of their sophomore album, the … Continue reading "The White Stripes: Madison, 2000"

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We Made It Through The Heart Of A Hurricane

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina April 28, 2008 By Erik Flannigan Loss is one of life’s most challenging experiences. There is no universal path to solace, no prescriptive behaviors to mitigate its pain. But as we process the death of a loved one, at some point in the … Continue reading "We Made It Through The Heart Of A Hurricane"

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