The Weekly Playlist – Dec. 26 to Jan. 1, 2022

Happy New Year! The final Weekly Playlist. Though, it did ultimately serve the intended purpose of getting me to listen to more music, a month or so ago I had to make an extra effort, as I thought about letting this series lapse and not return. But the goal when I started at the end of August was to finish out the year even if ending on a whimper. Not a whole lot of music this week but I did pull out a few from the past and an obvious one. The Sam Morrison Band – Self-titled (album) I interviewed … Continue reading The Weekly Playlist – Dec. 26 to Jan. 1, 2022

Concert Review: U2 Plays and Peddles to 55,000 in Seattle at First US Date for The Joshua Tree Tour 2017

It could have been so much more. But U2 went big, got a bit distracted yet ultimately pulled off a solid show in front of 55,000 on Sunday for the Joshua Tree Tour 2017 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. U2 put the usual boisterous theatrics on hold this time instead opting for a large, rather striking background screen concaved in the middle that offered the accompanying visuals and video for the setlist. No tornado of lights engulfing the band like on the 360 tour or the gigantic screen allowing singer Bono to walk down memory lane as he did last … Continue reading Concert Review: U2 Plays and Peddles to 55,000 in Seattle at First US Date for The Joshua Tree Tour 2017

Concert Review: U2 Gets Personal in Vancouver, BC

Updated: Night 2 details below U2 never seems to do anything small, whether it’s the stadium size 360 tour the last go-around or the implant of their latest album in the iTunes account of everyone in the world that has one. Though they’ve scaled down the size of venue for their current tour in support of their 13th album Songs of Innocence it’s still everything as big as you’d come to expect from the band. U2 opened their Innocence+Experience tour on Thursday in Vancouver, BC to a sold-out Rogers Arena, the first of two dates that kicks off a year-long … Continue reading Concert Review: U2 Gets Personal in Vancouver, BC