On Tour – Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo

There’s nothing like fair time in CT. It ushers in the fall season. We are fortunate to have incredible entertainment selections. In my opinion, the Durham Fair wins this year. Why? Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo on September 23 at 7:00 pm. Pat and Neil have been part of my life, well, forever. I can…

Shows – The Old Church Concert Series

We’ve had the pleasure of attending multiple renditions of the Old Church Concert Series last year. And they were excellent. Some of CT’s best homegrown musicians have played there during this series. The room is a beautiful old church. The sound is, well, miraculous. It’s fantastic. The vibe is very chill. For me, one of…

Bands We Dig – Audio Jane

Audio Jane is an atmospheric rock band from Hartford, Connecticut. The band received rave reviews for its 2016 EP “A Full Bird’s Wing”, with the Huffington Post affirming “Audio Jane is just damn good”. Audio Jane’s members include Sarah Pech on vocals and rhythm guitar, Mike Goldberg on lead/rhythm guitar, Dave Ciciotte on lead/rhythm guitar…

On Tour – Pixies

Pixes will be kicking off the 2nd leg of their 2017 North American Tour on September 19 in New Haven, CT. With more than half of Leg One already sold out, Pixies announce the addition of Leg Two to its 2017 North American touring schedule. The band will kick off the second leg September 19…

Summer 2017 – Radio 104 Fest

I’ve had summer writer’s block. So, as the summer draws to a close, I want to talk about my favorite rock show. I dig consistent. And Radio 104.1 (WMRQ) in CT have delivered a consistently great music festival for many years. This year’s Radio 104 Fest was no exception. The line up? 311, New Politics,…

Sunday Morning Recovery – Culture Club

Culture Club is one of those bands that have been relevant for over 30 years.  To this day, people of all ages can sing along to songs like “Do You Really Want To Hurt Me” and “Karma Chameleon”. According to their Wikipedia, “Culture Club are an English band that was formed in 1981. The band…

Sunday Morning Recovery – Tank and the Bangas

“Tank and The Bangas were formed in 2011 at an open mic set in New Orleans, centered at a shot gun house, Jerk Chicken Sam’iches and a drum set. Instantaneously this group knew that they had something that stirred crowds that cried out for original music from them. If you’re from New Orleans, you know…