All posts by Kath Galasso

  • Jim Peterik, His Words and Music

    In talking to songwriters over the past several years, it becomes clear that although the end result is the same, the methods for pulling a song together can be very different. Some start with a guitar riff,...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • John Mellencamp, Plain Spoken – Review 1

    Reflection is a funny thing. Looking back tends to open up different perspectives of your life. One hopes that for the most part those perspectives show you have touched lives in good ways, and in turn your...

    • Posted September 30, 2014
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  • The Revivalists @ NolaFunk NYC 8/14/14

    With a temperature of 76 degrees at 8 pm, the sun was setting on the west side of Manhattan Island while the nightlife was picking up at the South Street Seaport on the east side. The Watermark...

    • Posted August 18, 2014
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  • the subdudes @ BB King’s NYC

    The date was entered into the iPhone calendar as soon as it was announced. The original subdudes were back together and would be playing BB King’s in NYC. In March of 1987, three members of the Continental...

    • Posted August 4, 2014
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  • Survivor’s Dave Bickler, More Than a Tiger’s Tale

    In the movie Rocky, Adrian asks Rocky why he wants to be a fighter. His response: “Because I can’t sing or dance.”  Dave Bickler can sing; “Eye Of The Tiger” proved that. Whether he or Survivor could...

    • Posted July 24, 2014
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  • River City Extension @ Brooklyn Night Bazaar

    Crossing three bridges through two states and three boroughs wasn’t nearly as stressful as it could have been. After finding that on-street parking was readily available, well it seemed like the evening was off to a good...

    • Posted July 21, 2014
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  • The Trews @ Bowery Electric NYC

    While the New York Rangers battled to stay alive in the Stanley Cup Finals taking place a little north of Bowery Electric, a group of musicians from Canada, who this year had no team in the last...

    • Posted June 12, 2014
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  • Catching Up with Jimi Jamison

    When you grow up in the shadow of such legendary recording studios as Stax, American, Sun, and Royal Studios, one can only imagine what a young singer from Memphis might dream. Starting out singing radio jingles and...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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  • Bruce Springsteen @ Uncasville CT 5/17/14

    Though the thunderous applause quieted as he took the stage, the buzz continued as each member of the audience listened for the hint of what the first song would be. Roy Bittan started it off on the...

    • Posted May 20, 2014
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  • Paul Rodgers @ Bergen Performing Arts Center

    Paul Rodgers is a rock star. With a weather forecast predicting rain of biblical proportions, and the temperature closer to mid-October than the end of April, the crowd arriving at the Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood...

    • Posted May 2, 2014
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