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    Gov’t Mule and Blackberry Smoke ‘Smokin Mule Tour 2016’ – Maine State Pier – August 11th, 2016 Blackberry Smoke [See image gallery at www.mainemusicnews.com] Gov’t Mule [See image gallery at www.mainemusicnews.com]

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    In 1975, a world where the majority of you were not even a twinkle in your Daddy’s eye, I asked my Mom if I could go to a KISS concert. The answer was a resounding NO because I was too young. Granted I was only 13, but her house, her rules and all that. I… Read more →

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    I remember back in the 80s when I was a “Metal Kid” – I Ate, Slept, Breathed Heavy Metal – and to me everything else sucked. If you made fun of Metal, I was gonna fight you. Ha ha. My brother, a year younger and with a bit larger spectrum in music genres, told me… Read more →

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    When you have arguably the most famous progressive rock band in the world, you are going to have tribute bands and Pink Floyd has a few. This was my first time seeing The Australian Pink Floyd Show, and I have mixed emotions about it. It’s hard not to compare bands when you’ve seen another similar… Read more →

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    Anyone complaining that the 2016 Waterfront summer concert series lacked variety is just looking for something to complain about.  Bangor’s Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion has been ripe with performances spanning from country to classic rock to metal this year, and smack in the middle was Rob Thomas and Counting Crows, in some ways a stand out… Read more →

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    We will get to the music in a minute, but on the chance that someone doesn’t make it very far into this write up let’s just get to the important piece of the Rise Above Fest immediately: raising awareness about suicide and mental illness.  We can talk about it and throw around the startling statistics… Read more →

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    You never forget your first George Thorogood show, or your second, or even your third. Or your twenty-second, I suppose, if you make a career out of it.  Thorogood’s just that kind of performer, one of a kind.  For the folks gathered at Hampton Beach’s Casino Ballroom for the hot and steamy Thursday night show,… Read more →

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    Back in 1977, when Foreigner released their first album, I think it was on my turntable more than it wasn’t. Over the years I’ve seen and photographed the band many times and they never disappoint. Today,  you might say the band is at best, a great cover band as there is only one original member… Read more →

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    Bro Country – The End. C’est tout fini. All Done. I started this self-imposed challenge to figure out why people love Bro Country because I’m genuinely curious and hate missing out on fun, traits that explain a few “incidents” I can laugh about now and where the phrase “what Mum doesn’t know can’t hurt me”… Read more →

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