What Are Your Top 3 Concerts Ever? I Just Added to My List

This was one of those few concerts in your life that you’ll never forget.  And I’ll add it now to my Top 3 Best Concerts Ever! Top Concerts List in Progress In 1987, my sister and I bought tickets for $5 each to see U2 play the Joshua Tree Tour in Tempe, AZ - a... Continue Reading →

Mr. Brightside: Brandon Flowers and The Killers Teach Me How to Handle Adversity

The lights dim, the band takes the stage to a steady, low-synth baseline against the high screams of 10,000 fans.  And then, they kick into their opening number.  Sound, lights, and rock-n-roll attitude are flying high as The Killers, one of the most successful and critically acclaimed bands of the 21st Century, launch into their... Continue Reading →

That’s Very Canadian of You: What The Tragically Hip Taught Me About Me

My upbringing didn’t include the Tragically Hip.  So how could this band define who I am? The answer came on a warm summer Saturday night in Montreal - all at once. I’ve been playing in cover bands for years now, and among the hundreds of songs we’ve played in those bands, I hadn’t heard or... Continue Reading →

Act Your Age

My first rock festival -- I am 47 years old. As a rule, I try not to lead with my age.  I believe it’s more about who you are inside than what this number, 47, says about who I am. But when telling of my day at the Osheaga Music Festival in Montréal last weekend,... Continue Reading →

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