Concert Review: Shawn Smith & Happy Chichester @ Natalie’s 6/18/2014

There are not many people I have on my “must see before I die list,” but Shawn Smith was one of them. Brad, Satchel, Pigeonhed, All Hail The Crown, solo albums – some people are obsessive about Bob Dylan or Robert Pollard, collecting every odd Read More …

Concert Review: Stone Temple Pilots @ The Palace of Auburn Hills, 12/10/96

In March of 1996 Stone Temple Pilots released their third record, Tiny Music…Songs from the Vatican Gift Shop. For some folks, this was three albums too many, as STP was (rightly so) pegged as a Pearl Jam/Alice In Chains wannabe on their first album Core. Despite the Read More …

Concert Review: Great White & Dokken @ Wheeling Island Casino Showroom, 3.26.10

Prior to my wedding in April of 2010, my friends Keith and Jason decided to throw a mini-batchelor party for me. It consisted of driving down to Wheeling, West Virginia to the Wheeling Island Casino for a steak dinner, some gambling and most importantly, to Read More …