What Was Your First Concert?


I was 15 yrs old settled into our town’s hockey arena/concert venue. I was standing on the floor when the opener, Eddie Money and his band took the stage. Busting out his brand of blue collar rock it went over big time in our small town in eastern Canada. It was the late 80s and […]

The Heart Of Rock & Roll In Detroit


Huey Lewis & The News were catapulted to the top of the charts and to the forefront of pop culture in the 1980s. They had a string of hit songs including, “The Power Of Love” from the movie Back To The Future. Huey even made a small cameo in the film. Their massive, chart topping […]

Missed Opportunities


It was 1989 and I was attending ‘Summer Rock Camp.’ This of course was way before Jack Black’s School Of Rock movie but you get the idea. It was a week away for a bunch of teenagers to learn how to play together in a rock & roll environment. It was my first foray into […]

Musicians And Coffee


Most musicians I know have a mild addiction to coffee. Maybe it’s something about our artistic ways that we crave the caffeine rush to get the creative juices flowing. It’s kind of the hang factor too, “hey, you wanna grab a coffee?” If you want to know what most likely is going on backstage before […]

Old Fashioned Downloading

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Can you relate to this? By the time I was ten years old cassettes were the main way I consumed music. What we refer to as playlists today were once the mix tapes we made. I can remember listening to the radio, waiting for the Top 9 at 9pm to play that night’s favorite requests […]

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