Burger Boogaloo 2017 – Review

Here is my long overdue review of Burger Boogaloo 2017. As I mentioned here I decided to attend only on Sunday, July 2. Although that meant perhaps missing my one chance to see Iggy Pop in this lifetime, I felt the Saturday ticket was overpriced at $99 and there were overall more interesting bands on […]

Cat Power Concert Review – June 26, 2017

Cat Power is one of those artists I was really into for a time, and whose music I admire, but I haven’t been actively listening to lately. I never had the chance to see her live, however, so I didn’t hesitate to buy tickets for her show at the Rio Theatre in Santa Cruz when […]

Skating Polly Concert Review – June 10, 2017

So I had discovered the band Skating Polly just about a month ago, while clicking on something likely that popped up in my YouTube suggestions. I have written in a previous post some thoughts about my love for this band. Of course I checked out their web site immediately, and discovered that they were on […]

Skating Polly #1

So, friends, I have discovered a new (to me) band, and I am in the first flush of band crush. Their name is Skating Polly. I discovered them about a month ago in my YouTube suggestions. I think the first two videos I watched were new ones – Louder in Outer Space and Hail Mary. […]

Ian Sweet, Post Life and Horrible/Adorable at the Rickshaw Stop

Here’s a little review of Ian Sweet, Post Life and Horrible/Adorable at Rickshaw Stop last Thursday, April 13. But first, a little detour. Many years ago (~1984) I moved to the Bay Area, and lived in San Francisco from 1984 until 1999. Currently, I live in the Santa Cruz mountains, but my pulse still quickens […]