It seems recently my thoughts put down on paper have been due to some sad, shocking, questionable things that have taken place. This is another one that has taken me time to piece together in the wake of the horrific tragedy in Las Vegas on October 1st. However, when I realized what I needed I knew I would prevail. Music is healing and as hard as it was, four very unique, talented, amazing singer songwriters put it all together on October 6th, giving me a sense of peace in a world gone awry. A weekly Friday night show at Mandalay Bay, Nashville Unplugged, presented these four gentlemen, Danny Myrick, Aaron Benward, Travis Howard and Regie Hamm, known as ‘The Ghost Town Troubadours’ to help us heal, to let us know we are not alone, and we are stronger than hate. ... read more!
We had the gift of seeing Collin Raye this past Thursday night in our hometown of Long Beach, California. It’s been about 8 years since I’ve seen him in concert, so I was really excited for the show. He certainly lived up to my excitement, as every second of the 90-minute show was thoroughly entertaining. In this life, I’ve seen hundreds of concerts, but there’s hardly been anyone else who put on as good of a show as Collin did. ... read more!
For the first time in a few years, Carrie Underwood made it to an area near my neck of the woods! (Can we all just pause and dance a major happy dance?……. ok, I’m good). Carrie brought her smash hit “Storyteller Tour” to the Times Union Center in Albany, NY on October 27th, and it was ABSOLUTELY STUNNING. Folks, you’ve probably heard this a million times before, but I truly hope most of you have seen this tour or will have the opportunity. ... read more!
Once you hear, see and know Olivia Lane you will not soon forget this dynamic, high energy, impressive talent that has an aura around her that draws you in. The Texas native who in a round about way made her way to Nashville is living her dream because she knows as well as anyone how easily music can inspire a smile. ... read more!
The Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood was in Las Vegas for six shows over two weekends and we were lucky enough to be at the final show of the run on July 4th.There is something special about a Garth concert as he puts on a show and has a charisma about him like no other artist I’ve seen.This is the 14th time I’ve seen him, and I’m already looking forward to number 15! ... read more!
Artists have goals and things they say like, “Hey why not try this or that.” Aaron Benward and Scott Reeves of country duo Blue County did just that and set their sites on CMA Fest 2016. What they found was more than they could have imagined. ... read more!