2012 Concerts

Way over 100 shows in 2012- a personal record!

GEORGE LYNCH GUITAR CLINIC INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC THOUSAND OAKS, CA 10/3/2012

  This was a cool event.  The last time I attended a guitar clinic at Instrumental Music was Michael Angelo (Batio) in the 80s when the store was on the … Continue reading

10/04/2012 · 4 Comments

STEEL PANTHER AND AFTER PARTY PICS 9/17/2012 HEAVY METAL IS BACK ON THE SUNSET STRIP HOUSE OF BLUES

      The After-Party:    

09/18/2012 · 3 Comments

INCREDIBLE BILLY SHEEHAN, PHIL X, AND RUSS MILLER PERFORMANCE AT YAMAHA ATTITUDE BASS DAY YAMAHA BURBANK 9/15/2012

I was completely thrilled when I saw Phil    ’s rig at the event.    With Russ Miller on drums, this was an incredible power trio – a true abundance of talent.   … Continue reading

09/16/2012 · 6 Comments

RENEGADE CREATION/ ROBBEN FORD at THE CANYON CLUB 8/23/2012

What a cool show.  This is music for people that appreciate good music.     I met up with a couple local buddies that brought along their friends.  It turned out all … Continue reading

08/23/2012 · 2 Comments

Guy Martin Plays The Music of Jimi Hendrix Canyon Club 7/26/2012

Guy Martin Plays The Music of Jimi Hendrix Canyon Club 7/26/2012   I saw Guy play with Kenny Wayne Shepherd last year at The Ventura Theater and thought he was … Continue reading

07/27/2012 · 4 Comments

HEAVY MELLOW (AKA FLAMETAL) HOUSE OF BLUES SUNSET FOUNDATION ROOM 4/30/2012

Another great evening of tunes from Heavy Mellow.     This event was held in the Parish Room at the upstairs area of the House of Blues known as the Foundation Room.   … Continue reading

04/30/2012 · 8 Comments

Michael Schenker with Robin McAuley (MSG) at the Canyon Club 3/23/2012

Another excellent evening at the Canyon.   We got there around the time the band took the stage.   There were lots of die hards and recognizable music people in the crowd.  … Continue reading

03/23/2012 · 4 Comments

DWEEZIL ZAPPA PLAYS ZAPPA THE CANYON CLUB 2/19/2012

DWEEZIL ZAPPA PLAYS ZAPPA THE CANYON CLUB 2/19/2012February 19, 2012 I was a big fan of Dweezil Zappa back during his teenage solo album and MTV years.   I still have … Continue reading

02/20/2012 · 4 Comments

Tommy Emmanuel Club Nokia 2/15/2012

What an incredible talent on the guitar this guy is.  I heard about him about a year ago and checked out some of his vids.   His PBS special is outstanding, … Continue reading

02/16/2012 · 6 Comments