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Alive As Yesterday: 1974 Concerts


Summer of '74 Charlton Athletic F.C. The Who Lou Reed Humble Pie Bad Company Lindisfarne Dave Mason


Stevie Wonder Rufus Denver Coliseum Denver, …

Alive As Yesterday: 1977 Concerts

Elvis Costello & The Attractions The Bottom Line NYC


Tom Waits The Paradise Club Boston, MA


The Clash The Saints Cherry Vanilla Birmingham Rag Market …

Alive As Yesterday: 1971 Concerts

Allman Brothers Band Wet Willie Charlotte Coliseum Charlotte, NC


Little Feat 12th Gate Atlanta, GA


Stephen Stills Crazy Horse Boston Garden Boston, MA


LI Sounds July 2021

JULY 2021


A Brief Announcement: I'm happy to report that the Long Island music scene is finally back and stronger than ever! Unfortunately, due to time constraints and some other issues, I must also report that …

LI Sounds June 2021

JUNE 2021 


Ahhwoooooooo! Are You Ready For Summer?


At the end of this month’s column be sure to check out a new regular feature called LOCAL MUSIC JUKEBOX that provides links to…

Remembering Bill Graham & The Fillmore East

This blog post is dedicated to my dear friend, Jeff Goldstein who spent many happy hours @ The Fillmore East


The Story of the Fillmore East begins here...


LI Sounds May 2021


May 2021 The clock on the wall says  it’s time for our May LI Sounds blog post!


Hey folks, the month of May is looking mighty lively!  A lot of bands and venues are…

LI Sounds April 2021

APRIL 2021 Howdy folks!  The clock on the wall says it’s time for my April LI Sounds blog post!  

At the end of this month’s column is a new feature called LOCAL MUSIC JUKEBOX that provides…

Hot Platters: Live Albums That Changed My Life

Live albums were once a staple of most rock acts but could possibly be considered an endangered species nowadays.  Sure, over the years there have been many live albums that were released as a holding action because a band…

LI Sounds February 2021

February 2021


1st - Monday Night Muses w/ Rorie & Nico! Showtime: 7 pm - 9 pm Online Event

Join Rorie Kelly and Nico Padden for another week of awesome songwriters,…

LI Sounds January 2021

January 2021

2nd - The Allmost Bros Return to Napper Tandy's Post Holiday Bash  Showtime: 7 pm  Napper Tandy’s Smithtown, NY 

The Allmost Bros Band returns to Napper Tandy's in Smithtown on Saturday January…

LI Sounds December 2020

December 2020


1st - Steve Robinson & Mike Nugent Showtime: 7:30 pm KJ Farrells  Bellmore, NY The Tuesday Backyard Series continues (indoors , of course) with 
Stephen Robinson at 7:30 and 
Mike …

Freelance Vandals Live @ The Music Box 1978

Today is the release date for our new Freelance Vandals album:  LIVE @ THE MUSIC BOX 1978  


Ah...1978!  Looking back, I remember that it was a very hard year for the band.…

1970: The Saga of the Festival Express

It was on June 27, 1970, that the Transcontinental Pop Festival began its journey in Toronto, Canada. This festival was part of a series of concerts in Canada that became known as The Festival Express which is also the…

LI Sounds July 2020

JULY 2020

1st - Cassandra House  Showtime: 6:30 pm Sunset Concert Series Harbor Front Park @ Port Jefferson Village Center Port Jefferson, NY

Opening this year's Sunset Concert Series is Cassandra House,…

When Concert Posters Were An Art Form 1965


British Invasion Concerts NYC


The Dave Clark Five Harry Deal & THe Galaxies, The Six Keys The Knaves Greensboro Coliseum Greensboro, NC


Rolling Stones Dave Berry …

Long Island Sounds March 2020

MARCH 2020 1st – Cabin Fever Music Festival Closing Party!  89 North 89 North Ocean Ave Patchogue, NY Showtime: 3 pm

Don’t miss the final show of Cabin Fever Music Festival…

My First Rock Concert

"Say, what was the first rock concert you went to?"  Hmmm...let me think about that for a minute or, wait!  I remember now!  It happened on a beautiful summer day on August 13, 1967.  I had just returned…