By now, you think you know what happened at Kanye West’s Nov. 17, 2016 concert at San Jose, California. You probably do not.
Mavis Staples goes behind the scenes at the Band’s Last Waltz: ‘It wasn’t rehearsed to go like that’
Mavis Staples joined the Band on “The Weight” after their famous ‘Last Waltz’ concert on Thanksgiving 1976 – and something amazing happened.
Alice Cooper once said he enjoyed “playing the heavy – a bizarre vaudevillian character.” The same remains true today.
Wicked Realm should be proud that they can make these songs come alive. Prouder still should be Milwaukee for being able to call them our own.
The night was a success. The concert had been enthusiastically received. But was it Yes?
The show was an hour and a half late. Audience members were understandably nervous. Then, in strode Billy Joe Shaver — all 77 years of him.
At the start of this concert with Albert Lee, Peter Asher said the goal was “to make this coffee house a bit like your living room.” They succeeded.
Fortunately for the music world, LCD Soundsystem are back. Let’s hope they remain – on record, and in lights.
The two words that repeatedly came to my mind during Lyle Lovett’s concert were “generosity” and “faith.”
The Cure frontman Robert Smith’s uncanny way of putting words to music, making the sum of the two something more than its parts, remains unparalleled.