Browsing Category: Music

  • My Year of Concerts™: Journey with Toto

    #MyYearOfConcerts continued last night up in Spokane…I went to see Journey with Toto as the opening act! Gotta be honest. In the days/weeks leading up to this one, I was kinda meh about it. In my quest to see at least one concert per month, there weren’t many concerts to choose from in April. I …

    April 15, 2023
  • My Year of Concerts™: Adele

    My Year of Concerts™ continued Friday night when Cari and I went to see Adele in Las Vegas! This was my second Adele show and Cari’s first. We laughed, we cried, we had an incredible weekend. If you’ve never seen her live, Adele’s shows are 80% amazing music and 20% comedy. She is unabashedly herself …

    March 19, 2023
  • My Year of Concerts™: Bruce Springsteen

    My Year of Concerts™ continued Saturday night in PDX with a bucket list item: ✅See Bruce Springsteen live Can confirm that he’s every bit the concert legend that everyone says. My God, where does he get the energy at 73?? I’m decades younger and was exhausted after an hour. He was just getting started at …

    February 26, 2023
  • My Year of Concerts™: Eagles

    Almost dying last year definitely sucked, but every dark cloud has a silver lining. One of the silver linings the accident gave me is clarity. It helped me realize there’s a lot of stuff I want to do, see, hear, taste, feel, and experience before I die. And now is the time to lock in …

    February 20, 2023
  • Was 1983 the Greatest Year in Music History?

    Here’s a list of just some of the great albums that were released in 1983. These are so good and so well-known, that I bet music fans of my generation don’t need me to put the artist’s name next to each one. SynchronicityLet’s DanceWarMurmurFrontiersRebel YellMadonnaPyromaniaEliminatorSeven & The Ragged TigerThe CrossingAn Innocent Man90125She’s So Unusual Metal …

    May 29, 2021
  • The Day I Pumped Gas with Eddie Van Halen

    I have an entire shelf of books here in my office — stuff I’ve bought or been given over the years but haven’t had time to read. My “someday” shelf. This Van Halen book is on it. Gonna force myself to read it soon. But first, a story. During my senior year at Pepperdine, I …

    October 6, 2020