Several weeks ago I wrote in this column about Cris and Pat Simmons. They were about to take part once again in the Motorcycle Cannonball, a wildly ambitious coast to coast rally that this year featured bikes which all had to be at least 100 years old.
More big-name musicians must step forward and say: "There's always more money, but I only have one name. And I won't have people shouting my name in states where there are citizens who have no rights."
OK, so the five of us, all over 50 or spiraling rapidly toward it, were a bit rusty in the live rock and roll blowout department. Hence our collective idea to relive our youths by attending a Boston/Doobie Brothers concert.
Peter Frampton: It all started a few years ago when the Cincinnati Ballet asked if they could do choreography to four of my songs; three instrumentals from Fingerprints and then "Not Forgotten" from the Now album.
For those wondering what the heck Stephen Stills has been doing lately, he's got an extensive box set and a new project co-starring Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Chicago blues-o-phile Barry Goldberg. Here is an exclusive from their album Can't Get Enough.
Louisville rocked on the cutting edge Tuesday, May 31st, when hometown heroes My Morning Jacket took the stage at The Palace Theater for a three hour performance for Unstaged: An Original Series From American Express.
You better you bet that The Who will have halftime covered pretty well this Sunday, especially with the great Zak Starkey on drums. So here's a special Sunday playlist to help kickoff some alternative entertainment.