Concert Review

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Concert Review: Backstreet’s Back — Thankfully, In 1999

Roughly 15 years ago, I boldly established “the best day of my life.” It was during a meet-and-greet session with the hottest boy band at the peak of their success — yes, I’m talking about the Backstreet Boys.

06/11/2014

Eddie Vedder (Maria Ives for Radio.com)

Pearl Jam Melts Brooklynites’ Faces With ‘Lightning Bolt’

Maybe they’re happy with their new ‘Lightning Bolt’ album and how it’s been received. Or perhaps it’s just gratitude that they’ve attained the rare status of a band who can sell out multiple nights at a New York-area arena.

10/21/2013

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Live: Brian Wilson + Jeff Beck Tour Offers Diverse Bill of ’60s Icons

The pairing of Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck for a co-headlining tour (which hit Montclair, New Jersey’s Wellmont Theatre on October 16 night) was an interesting one.

10/18/2013

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Black Sabbath Brings Lots Of Love – And Some Brutal Riffs – To New Jersey During ’13′ Tour

“You’re all special, man, I love you all!” — “I’ll give you a round of applause!” — “Good to see you f***ers, it really is!”

08/06/2013

Depeche Mode, circa 2013. (Courtesy of Columbia Records)

Depeche Mode’s ‘Concert For The Masses’ Rose Bowl Show, 25 Years Later

Twenty five years ago, on June 18, 1988, the Depeche Mode played the 101st show of their Music For The Masses Tour. The concert would prove to be the most important performance of their career.

06/18/2013

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Prince Covers Pearl Jam, Rocks Hometown Show With 3rdEyeGirl

“Am I from here?’ Prince asked as the Minnesota crowd roared to life as the curtain opened on the second of two shows at the Myth in Minnesota on Saturday (May 25).

05/26/2013

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James Taylor And Taylor Swift, Together Again

It wasn’t a surprise, but when Taylor Swift showed up at a James Taylor show this week to play with one of her musical idols, it certainly was a treat for fans of both artists.

07/06/2012

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