The Patti Smith Group are playing a three night gig at the new Greenwich Village venue “Village Underground”. The sold out show I saw was fantastic! Full of passion and feeling, Patti Smith is a true legend. It’s great to see a world-class artist such as Patti in a small and intimate room. It felt like a show in a friends basement, and the crowd loved every minute. Club owner Steve Weitzman has been bringing some very good shows to… read more →
Squeezebox – a party started by Michael Schmidt, has been running at Don Hill’s club in New York for years. It’s been a great party of straight and gay rock’n’rollers with bands and guest spots backed by a rockin’ house band that can play anything and make it fun. In such a wildly varied crowd, MC Mistress Formika always made everyone feel welcome and we’ve had so many great times there. Friday May 18th was the final party – this… read more →
Inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame this year were performers; Aerosmith, Solomon Burke, The Flamingos, Michael Jackson, Queen, Paul Simon, Steely Dan, Ritchie Valens; side-men James Burton and Johnnie Johnson; and Chris Blackwell. The evening was very interesting with people such as Keith Richards, Moby and the group ‘N Sync making the presentations and joining in the after dinner Jam Session.