Lisa Heller at Uncommon Ground 7/27/2017

Last Thursday I had the good fortune to meet a young up-and-coming singer/songwriter from Connecticut named Lisa Heller. She headlined a show at Uncommon Ground and we chatted for a bit while we were taking some pictures outside the venue.  She seems to have a well-developed idea about what kind of music she wants to make and what effect she wants it to have on … Continue reading Lisa Heller at Uncommon Ground 7/27/2017

Goo Goo Dolls at Huntington Bank Pavilion, 7/24/2017

It had been a little over 14 years since the first and only other time I’d seen Goo Goo Dolls perform. That was a special Fourth Of July performance in their hometown of Buffalo, which was turned into a live DVD. We just happened to be living there at the time and figured we’d check it out. Unlike the diehards, an hour into the rain/thunderstorm … Continue reading Goo Goo Dolls at Huntington Bank Pavilion, 7/24/2017

Ryan Cassata-Virginia, Pick Up The Phone

Ryan Cassata probably doesn’t need my endorsement to sell records. He already enjoys a YouTube subscriber count over 60,000. But my job isn’t really to sell records, it’s to let you know if the music is any good-a job I take very seriously despite having a readership well below the above mentioned number (actually, well below half that number would be a nice one for … Continue reading Ryan Cassata-Virginia, Pick Up The Phone