A conversation with El Dusty at the Latin Grammys

A conversation with El Dusty at the Latin Grammys Patrick O’Heffernan (Las Vegas) Texas producer, DJ and nu-cumbia pioneer El Dusty was in Las Vegas for the Latin Grammys when we tracked him down. His song “Cumbia Anthem” was nominated for best in the Urban Fusion/Performance category. He didn’t win, but it was his first […]

What’s New this Week – (Dec 2nd)

What’s New This Week For the week of December 2, 2016 It’s easy to get tangled up in the holiday rush that seems to affect us all, whether we avoid it or not, which can often lead to missing out on some great quality time. This time of year is also the season in which […]

The Thrill is Still Here!

B.B.King’s Blues Club of Times Square Keeps Stomping The beat goes on. It’s been over a year since the passing of blues legend B.B. King but his legacy of live music lives on the stage that bears his name at B.B. King’s nightclub and Lucille’s Bar & Grill in New York City’s Times Square. The […]

John Mayall brings cool blues to The Rose

John Mayall brings cool blues to The Rose Patrick O’Heffernan (Pasadena) Going to a John Mayall concert is like going to church – not to a religious ceremony, unless blues is your religion, but being inside a cathedral experiencing something divine. With  61 albums and over a half century of music behind him, British bluesman […]

Yellowcard: the final tour

So long, and thanks for the tunes It’s hard to think that two decades ago Yellowcard was getting their start down in Jacksonville, Florida. Doesn’t seem like it was that long ago, and really forces me to think about how old I’m getting; but that’s a discussion for another time. With the release of their […]

25 Years Later Steve Vai Brings Passion and Warfare to The Neighborhood Theater

25 Years Later Steve Vai Brings Passion and Warfare to The Neighborhood Theater Photos by: Vikas Nambiar Preamble by: Sheila Walsh Charlotte coverage by: Jimmy Warsham Guitar-legend Steve Vai graced New York’s Town Hall Guitar-legend Steve Vai graced New York’s Town Hall last Wednesday. A revolutionary composer and consummate producer, Vai has developed quite the resume since the start of his […]