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Concert Review: Gino Vannelli Date: January 24, 2013 Venue: Variety Playhouse City: Atlanta, GA

February 2, 2013

After 28 years of hearing my father praise Canadian singer Gino Vannelli as one of the greatest musicians of all time, I was starting to think this man was a myth. Sure I’d heard his music, I’d stared at his hair in pictures, and I’d grown up hearing stories about the soulful singer. His absence […]

Madonna June 12, 2012 Olympic Stadium Rome, Italy

June 27, 2012

The best thing that ever happened to Madonna was the emergence of Lady Gaga as the “it girl” of pop music the past couple of years. With her status as a role model, trailblazer and fashion icon severely threatened, it was time for the Material Girl to reinvent herself. First point of attack was a […]

Idina Menzel Fair Park Music Hall Dallas, TX June 13, 2012

June 27, 2012

While the storm clouds were gathering outside the Fair Park Music Hall in Dallas, Texas, a perfect evening was forming inside under a bright star – a television and Broadway star that is – named Idina Menzel. Read more » By Joel Weisberg

The Stone Roses Heineken Music Hall Heineken, Amsterdam June 12, 2012

June 27, 2012

For the past six years, since I’ve moved from Manchester, England to Amsterdam, it truly has become my home away from home. Last night, I was reminded of what I left behind when my home town’s finest, the mercurial Stone Roses, performed at the Heineken Music Hall. The recently reunited band is warming up on […]

Concert Review – Snow Patrol Date: May 16, 2012 Venue: South Side Music Hall City: Dallas, TX

May 30, 2012

It was a step down from previous appearances in Dallas, but the results were still the same. A sold-out crowd gathered within the close confines of the South Side Music Hall to pay homage to Northern Ireland’s favorite export, Snow Patrol. Though the band is playing in smaller venues these days, their show is still […]

Maroon 5 – October 21, 2010 Venue: Superpages.com

October 26, 2010

At a moment when many musicians view stylistic specialization as a way to reach listeners overloaded with options, here’s an act deeply devoted to the big-tent approach. Led by one of the cheesiest and unlikeable frontmen in recent history, the extremely punch-able, Adam Levine. Levine and his bandmates used their 90-minute set Thursday to showcase […]