There are two times I’ve seen an musical comedian on Broadway for the first time and been blown away. One was Kristin Chenoweth as Sally in “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown,” and the other was Annaleigh Ashford as Linda in “Kinky Boots”. It was the first time she had originated a role and she owned it completely. I’ve seen Ashford every chance I’ve had since then and am beyond thrilled to see her at Lincoln Center’s concert performance at one of the best places to see anything, The Appel Room looking over Central Park with huge windows behind the stage. Expect some “Kinky Boots,” “Wicked,” “Legally Blind” and, fingers crossed, “Sunday In The Park With George”.
Monday – Taking Back Sunday: One Night Only – Irving Plaza – Performing their first three albums
Monday – Los Lobos – City Winery
Monday – Ingrid Michaelson’s 12th Annual Holiday Hop – Poster child for girls with ukuleles and other sweetly acoustic instruments
Monday, Tuesday – Midge Ure – Iridium – The ultravox-y new romantic is back
Tuesday – KTU Holiday House Party
Tuesday , Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday – Pentatonix – The Christmas Is Here! Tour – Beacon Theatre – A three night residency? I’m impressed…
Tuesday – Cat Power – Brooklyn Steel – She bored me stupid when I saw her but Alyson thinks she is great,
Tuesday – Hiss Golden Messenger – MHOW
Tuesday – Daybreaker NYC Presents: Sleigh My Name, Sleigh My Name – Sony Hall – Ugly sweater contest and dance all night.
Wednesday – Billy Joel In Concert – Madison Square Garden – I’ve seen his Christmas show twice, one was a masterpiece and one was terrible…
Friday – Marky Ramone’s Holiday Blitzkrieg – Gramercy Theatre – Gabba Gabba Ho Ho Ho
Friday, Saturday – A Darlene Love Christmas – “Love For The Holidays “- Sony Hall – The last time I saw this show it was at the late lamented BB Kings
Saturday – Trans-Siberian Orchestra 2018 Presented By Hallmark Channel – Prudential Theatre – I tend to spend by December’s buying advertising for these guys!
Going Steady: New Singles 3-17-23 – 3-23-23 Reviewed
it is like a change in the drill direction
Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – June 1985 (Volume 17, Number 1)
Creem, at this point, seemed to be looking for new feeding hands to bite.
US Top Ten Albums Tracking 3-10-23 – 3-16-23
a potential top album of the year.
Dawes At Beacon Theatre, Saturday, March 18th, 2023, Reviewed
Refreshingly honest and considerate
Sneak Peaks: Upcoming New Albums 3-24-23 – 3-30-23
can they survive an entire album?
L.A. Burning, West Coast Concert Picks March 20th To 26Th
Fleet Foxes are at the Belasco on Wednesday
Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – May 1985 (Volume 16, Number 12)
highlighting hair metal bands simply to make fun of them was more amusing than profitable