All posts by Kath Galasso
The Rides, ‘Pierced Arrow’ Reviewed
What once was a “Supergroup” is now a band, and that’s a very good thing. Weaving together the pedigrees of Stephen Stills, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Barry Goldberg, one would expect quality music just predicated on their...
- Posted May 2, 2016
Boz Scaggs @Bergen PAC Englewood, NJ
Following an extremely well received opening set by Jeff LeBlanc, the audience warmly welcomed Boz Scaggs to the stage of Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood, NJ. Setting the tone, “Runnin’ Blue” offered a nice entry...
- Posted April 29, 2016
Dave Bickler, No Longer Caught In The ‘Survivor’ Game
As Yogi Berra famously said, “It’s like déjà vu all over again.” And indeed it is. For the third time in his singing career, Dave Bickler is no longer a member of the rock band Survivor. And...
- Posted April 26, 2016
Eric Anders, ‘Big World Abide’ Reviewed
Though singer-songwriter Eric Anders came late to the party as far as getting his musical career started, he caught up with his output very quickly, releasing four albums of critically acclaimed material in four years. So quickly...
- Posted April 12, 2016
Charlie Funk, ‘Give Me A Groove’ Reviewed
Funk. It can be defined as the music that will get you out of one if you happen to find yourself in one. Within a few notes, good funk music gets you movin’, gets you groovin’, and...
- Posted April 11, 2016
An Evening With Americana Singer-Songwriter Tokyo Rosenthal
Even though it was, as Americana singer-songwriter Tokyo Rosenthal pointed out, a school night, the crowd at The Turning Point in Piermont, New York did not seem to care one bit. The Turning Point sits a stone’s...
- Posted April 7, 2016
Country Legend Merle Haggard Dies At 79
With his health in decline for many months, the news that Country music legend Merle Haggard has died was not unexpected, the fact that he passed on his 79th birthday was. According to his manager, Merle Haggard...
- Posted April 6, 2016
A Night With Tony Bennett Live In Indianapolis
While competing with the March Madness of the NCAA Basketball Tournament and a highbrow fundraiser featuring Seth Meyers might have lowered attendance expectations for many performers, legendary crooner Tony Bennett had no such worries. His Saturday night...
- Posted April 4, 2016
Bad Reed, Self-Titled EP Reviewed
When a band puts out their first studio EP and there are only three songs on it, you hope that those three songs will get you excited, show what the band is all about, and leave you...
- Posted April 3, 2016
Plastic Yellow Band Soars with “Above Gravity”
In today’s streaming music world, it’s not surprising that the first listed track on any band release usually gets the most play. If listeners like what they hear, they move on to the next track and the...
- Posted December 7, 2015