Concert - Starman: A Celebration of David Bowie Just six days after his death, more than 20 bands and 100 performers came
“Punk has become another marketing tool to sell you something you don’t need," Joe Corre lamented.
Congratulations, Brexit voters. You got what you wanted and opened the proverbial Pandora's Box. Now you get to own the consequences of your actions.
Those days are pretty much done with now. The hotel changed hands a few years back and has been closed for renovations. It's transitioning away from a residential hotel, toward a more traditional role for overnight guests.
By the fall of '81, Los Lobos, inspired by dynamic roots rockers like the Blasters, had incorporated punk's rawness into their folk sound. Bill Bentley, the newly installed music editor of LA Weekly (arch-rival to the Reader) helped put them on the Hollywood map.
Here's a question for you Angelenos: What has a 2000 person workforce, puts on more shows than any other theatre festival in the country, runs for over three weeks in June in dozens of theaters, and is probably Hollywood's longest party of the year?
The Guardian points out the the cards will have an interest rate of 18.9 percent APR. So much for anarchy. “In launching
Timing is everything and it's probably no coincidence that we scheduled our interview right before Halloween, which has its centuries-old roots in Gaelic and Celtic regions, like Scotland where we meet.
Author Tony Fletcher's excellent new memoir draws from that well in this charming page-turner about his experience in London from 1972 through 1980. So charming is his narrative that I forgot I was reading about his life during his most formative teenage years.
In light of this impending hoopla about 315 The Bowery, I thought we'd revisit a night at CBGB that ranks as one of the great Rock 'n' Roll Faux Pas Moments, perp-ed by yours truly... Here's the story...