Posts From Thomas K. Arnold

Blondie & The Damned Live in San Diego—The Punk Era Lives!

A jubilant celebration of the hard-to-categorize band’s career, from its pop-punk beginnings through its swift spread into a wide range of musical styles.

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Roger McGuinn Solo Concert Review: Still Soaring at 79

Accompanied only by his own guitars and banjo, the founder of the Byrds performed songs going back more than 50 years, and still sounded fantastic.

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Michael Nesmith’s Evening of Music and Stories: 2019 Review

In concert, Nez still beamed with the youthful exuberance and playful goofiness that marked his years on ‘The Monkees’ TV show

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The Monkees’ ‘Farewell Tour’ Review: ‘1966 All Over Again’

Credit is due Dolenz and Nesmith for keeping alive the spirit, as well as the sound, of the Monkees. Their televised impishness continues to translate well.

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Lindsey Buckingham Shines in Concert: 2018 Review

Not long after his departure from Fleetwood Mac, the musician began his own solo tour. We had no idea of the health issues that were to come

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The Smithereens & Marshall Crenshaw: Live Review

The band’s sold-out concert was as much a joyous celebration of the life, and songs, of their former leader as it was a good old rock ’n’ roll show.

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The Tubes’ Blistering Live Set: 2019 Review

The band delivered an energetic two-hour set of blistering rock ’n’ roll, injected with an ample dose of weirdness. It was as though time had stood still.

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