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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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