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11 Jun 2019

My Daughter’s First Concert – Ariana Grande

When I got tickets for my 14-year-old daughter to see Jeff Lynne’s ELO in July, I asked my older daughter, who’s 16, who she’d like to see perform. “Ariana Grande,” she said with a hopeful smile. I
5 Jun 2019

Why the Cure Matters

2019 is turning into a banner year for the Cure. Back in March, the post-punk/Goth-turned-pop band was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame; they just celebrated the 30th anniversary of their landmark album Disintegration;
19 Mar 2019

My interview with Teenage Fanclub (a satire)

A week or so before Teenage Fanclub played in Saxapahaw, NC, I asked for access to the band for an interview. Twice. Here is the result. So why the two-month tour at this point, in between albums?