Post Tagged with: "Concerts"

The Yardbirds – Making Tracks: On Tour (2012)

Always a fluid amalgam, even in their hey day, the Yardbirds have every right to continue forward — though former big-name members like Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page are, of course, long gone.

‘I sat next to this guy who hadn’t a clue who I was’: Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger makes Jay-Z quip during Brooklyn show

‘I sat next to this guy who hadn’t a clue who I was’: Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger makes Jay-Z quip during Brooklyn show

The Rolling Stones’ ’50 and Counting’ tour has reached the states, with Saturday’s December 8, 2012 show in Brooklyn, which included guest appearances by Mary J. Blige and Gary Clark Jr.

‘It was obviously something she needed’: Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsey Buckingham brushes off reunion talk with Christine McVie

‘It was obviously something she needed’: Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsey Buckingham brushes off reunion talk with Christine McVie

Even as Fleetwood Mac announced a new tour for 2013, the question remained: What about Christine McVie?

‘I don’t think that far ahead’: Busy Donald Fagen is non-committal about reuniting as Steely Dan

‘I don’t think that far ahead’: Busy Donald Fagen is non-committal about reuniting as Steely Dan

With a new solo studio album and a successful tour alongside the Dukes of September under Donald Fagen’s belt for this year, thoughts inevitably turn toward a hoped-for reunion with Steely Dan. He’s not ready to commit just yet.

Rolling Stones take 02 stage in London again — and this time, yes, they get some ‘Satisfaction’

Rolling Stones take 02 stage in London again — and this time, yes, they get some ‘Satisfaction’

The Rolling Stones opened tonight’s second 50th anniversary concert in London with “Get off My Cloud,” and closed — yes, finally — with “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction.”

Paul McCartney – Live Kisses (2012)

Paul McCartney – Live Kisses (2012)

This isn’t a ring-a-ding thing, a Rat Pack thing, a Sands hotel thing. And that’s a very good thing. What you’re struck by, as Paul McCartney cuts a quietly emotional figure on this live companion to his standards set Kisses on the Bottom is how un-dashing he is, how un-Sinatra.

Streams: Jeff Beck joins the Rolling Stones as 50th anniversary concerts begin

Streams: Jeff Beck joins the Rolling Stones as 50th anniversary concerts begin

Jeff Beck joined the Rolling Stones for a scalding take on “I’m Going Down,” a rare Who cut from the album Two’s Missing, last night at London’s 02 Arena. Stream the song here!

On Second Thought: The Who – Quadrophenia (1973)

On Second Thought: The Who – Quadrophenia (1973)

Quadrophenia is getting new attention after the remaining members of the Who launched a U.S. tour this month focusing on their long-overlooked second rock opera. But how does it hold up nearly 40 years later?

Greg Lake – Greg Lake Live (2006)

Greg Lake – Greg Lake Live (2006)

As Greg Lake continues his celebrated one-man “Songs of a Lifetime” tour through the UK and Italy, I returned to this 2-DVD career retrospective from Image Entertainment/Warner Music Vision.

Led Zeppelin – Celebration Day (2012)

Led Zeppelin – Celebration Day (2012)

Were it any other band, it would be easy to scoff at the prospect. Three old dudes and a replacement for the now-apparently requisite missing dude, but this is Led Zeppelin