Concerts

Bryan Ferry – Live in Lyon (2013)

Bryan Ferry – Live in Lyon (2013)

Bryan Ferry’s witty combining of art-rock musical constructions, post-modern lyrical detachment and Sinatra-esque couture can be subsumed at times by his unfocused career choices.

‘I lost it, because it’s very emotional': A Beach Boys cover song moves the Beatles’ Paul McCartney to tears

‘I lost it, because it’s very emotional': A Beach Boys cover song moves the Beatles’ Paul McCartney to tears

Even Paul McCartney has his fanboy moments. Joining together with Brian Wilson to sing the Beach Boys’ legendary “God Only Knows,” it turns out, was one of them.

The Grateful Dead – Sunshine Daydream (2013)

Listening to a live set by the Grateful Dead, there’s always that awkward moment where you start thinking: “This song again? Did I put it on repeat? — only to find out it’s in fact still the same song

‘They are flogging a dead horse': Pink Floyd questions return as Roger Waters ends tour of The Wall

‘They are flogging a dead horse': Pink Floyd questions return as Roger Waters ends tour of The Wall

As Roger Waters wraps up a solo tour of The Wall that’s been going since 2010, the question becomes: What next? A new album? Almost assuredly. A reunion with the surviving members of Pink Floyd? Well …

‘Hope it transmits well': Adam Lambert makes triumphal U.S. debut with Queen

‘Hope it transmits well': Adam Lambert makes triumphal U.S. debut with Queen

Talk about fun: American audiences not only got to enjoy Adam Lambert fronting Queen for the first time in a stateside appearance, they also got to see the pop-rock trio called fun. join in. Check out some highlights here!

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Jerry Garcia Band, September 17, 1976

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Jerry Garcia Band, September 17, 1976

At Walsh Auditorium, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ: The category is Shows I’ll Never Forget, and certain shows have a radioactive half-life, so what’s 37 years among friends?

‘Somehow the timing feels good': Queen’s Brian May on first U.S. rehearsal with Adam Lambert

‘Somehow the timing feels good': Queen’s Brian May on first U.S. rehearsal with Adam Lambert

Queen has begun preparing for its Las Vegas show later this week with Adam Lambert, with Brian May calling yesterday’s initial rehearsal “excellent.”

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Steely Dan, September 8, 2013

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Steely Dan, September 8, 2013

At St. Augustine Amphitheatre, St. Augustine, Florida: What we saw is not easy to explain.

‘People need a villain and he got chosen': David Marks staunchly defends the Beach Boys’ Mike Love

‘People need a villain and he got chosen': David Marks staunchly defends the Beach Boys’ Mike Love

David Marks found himself on the outside looking in when Mike Love continued with a scaled-down version of the Beach Boys after their 50th anniversary tour.

The Band – Live at the Academy of Music 1971 (2013)

The Band – Live at the Academy of Music 1971 (2013)

The Band’s initial live release found them off-handedly overhauling their catalog, rather than attempting to simply replicate it. 1972’s Rock of Ages would become a showcase for a group pushing itself musically and creatively.