2012 Concerts

Way over 100 shows in 2012- a personal record!

PHIL SOUSSAN BAND AND OPEN ROCK JAM WITH GLEN SOBEL AND FRIENDS

    Once the George Lynch guitar clinic in Ventura County finished up, I headed out to Sherman Oaks to see the Phil Soussan band at Cafe Cordiale.  I sat … Continue reading

10/04/2012 · 1 Comment

LYNYRD SKYNYRD PLAYED SOME INCREDIBLE SOUTHERN ROCK at CLUB NOKIA 10/2/2012

I saw Skynyrd a few years ago at the Gibson and they were phenomenal.   They even topped that performance tonight.   They jammed through great song after song at the Club … Continue reading

10/03/2012 · 3 Comments

Barbarian Overlords Rocked the House of Blues Sunset 9/17/2012

Barbarian Overlords Rocked the House of Blues Sunset 9/17/2012 I was first made aware of Brandon Kachel as he started gaining recognition for his drumming (and love for John Bonham) … Continue reading

09/18/2012 · 4 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

PHIL SOUSSAN BAND AND OPEN JAM AT CAFÉ CORDIALE 8/29/2012

I had so much fun at the show here two weeks ago that I had to come back for more… Great music, nice venue and no cover- how can you … Continue reading

08/30/2012 · 2 Comments

Richie Kotzen at The Baked Potato Universal City, CA 8/21/2012

I was a huge shred guitar fan back in my teens (and still am to some degree). Back in the 80s and early 90s, I bought almost every Shrapnel album … Continue reading

08/22/2012 · 10 Comments

FILTER AND JULIEN-K KILLER WEEK-DAY SHOW AT THE ROXY 8/14/2012

FILTER AND JULIEN-K AT THE ROXY 8/14/2012 I thought it was a good idea to get my pre-SSMF groove on, considering I probably can’t even attend the event this weekend.    … Continue reading

08/15/2012 · 3 Comments

RICK SPRINGFIELD STARLIGHT BOWL BURBANK, CA 8/11/2012

Wow.  This concert was awesome.   This was my very first trip to the Starlight Bowl.  This has to be one of the best venues in Southern California and nobody ever … Continue reading

08/12/2012 · 1 Comment

JAMES DURBIN Canyon Club 8/9/2012

    This show was pretty impressive.  I’m not familiar with his solo material, but it sounded really good.   His singing was pretty unreal- he hit some great high notes … Continue reading

08/09/2012 · 8 Comments

The Smithereens Ventura Theatre Indie West Fest 7/28/2012

  The Smithereens are awesome.   I always considered them a great band from a bad period of time in music.  I’ve seen them in concert a few times and they … Continue reading

07/29/2012 · 2 Comments