August 03, 2022

Rudy Gatlin Talks About His Brothers and the Music Business Today

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by Randy Patterson

Posted August 2022 If you were listening to country music…
July 27, 2022

Cody Brooks Deals with First World Problems

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Posted July 2022 Boomerocity loves introducing our visitors to great…
July 05, 2022

Jack Starr Is In Search of The Souls of The Innocent

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Posted July 2022 Heavy metal fans no doubt remember the…
June 29, 2022

Bill German Is Under The Stones' Thumb . . . Again

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Posted July 2022 How does a teenager from Brooklyn, New…
June 22, 2022

Ruth Ann McCartney Talks About Big Brother (Hers), Big Data, and Being the Digital Diva

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Posted June 2022 Say the name, “McCartney,” and, no doubt,…
June 20, 2022

Fabrizio Grossi Talks About Eric Gales, Joe Louis Walker, Ana Popovic, Sonny Landreth, & the Whole Supersonic Blues Machine

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by Randy Patterson

Posted June 20ww If it’s blues, then Boomerocity wants to…
June 20, 2022

Holly Montgomery Tells The World She's Sorry For Nothing

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Posted June 2022 Boomerocity loves letting you in on those…

Concerts/Performances

The Zombies W/Special Guest Bruce Sudano

The Zombies - Photo Credit Randy PattersonThe ZombiesSpecial Guest: Bruce SudanoApril 14th, 2022Bijou TheatreKnoxville, TN There is something about legacy acts that I never tire of and that’s their ability to take a crowd back in time to when we were all much younger. I’ve seen it repeatedly over the…

Coming Up In Knoxville: An Evening with Andy Wood and Mark Lettieri

An Evening with Andy Wood and Mark LettieriTuesday, March 29, 2022Doors Open at 7pm; Showtime at 8pm Jackson Terminal213 W. Jackson AvenueKnoxville, Tennessee Buy Tickets Boomerocity can guarantee you that you will not be more thoroughly entertained if you're a fan of great guitar work. Boomerocity heard Joe Bonamassa say…

Gangstagrass - Knoxville - February 2022

Posted February 25, 2022 Photo by Randy PattersonGangstagrass Opening Act: Ferd February 24, 2022 Bijou Theatre - Knoxville, Tennessee Folks, I don’t think this will be so much a concert review as it is social commentary. Why? Because what I witnessed last night was social and racial harmony – real,…

CD/Album Reviews

Arise

Click Above To Order Your CopyAriseJonathan CainLabel: Identity RecordsReview Date: July 2, 2022 Jonathan Cain…

Remember The Fallen

Posted January 11, 2022   Remember The Fallen Saxon Released: January 11, 2022   British…

Turning To Crime

Click Above To Order Your CopyTurning To CrimeDeep PurpleLabel: earMUSICReview Date: December 13, 2021 With…

Oh Lord Lead Us

Click Above To Order Your CopyOh Lord Lead UsJonathan CainLabel: Identity RecordsRelease Date: October 29,…

Film

Elvis

ElvisStarring Austin Butler and Tom HanksDirector: Studio: Warner Bros.Release Date: June 23, 2022Review Date: June…

The Rolling Stones Licked Live In NYC

Click Above To Order Your CopyLicked Live In NYC The Rolling Stones Label/Studio: Mercury Studios…

THE POLICE: AROUND THE WORLD RESTORED & EXPANDED

Click above To Order Your Copy!THE POLICE: AROUND THE WORLD RESTORED & EXPANDEDThe PoliceStudios: Mercury…

Book Reviews

The Byrds: 1964 - 1967

The Byrds: 1964 – 1967Authors: Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman & David CrosbyPublisher: BMGRelease…

Talkin' To Myself

Click Above To Order Your CopyTalkin' To Myself Chris Jagger Publisher: BMG Release…

The Seekers: Meetings With Remarkable Musicians (And Other Artists)

Click Above To Order Your Copy!The Seekers: Meetings With Remarkable Musicians (and Other…

Ready Steady Go!: The Weekend Starts Here

Order Your Copy By Clicking Above!Ready Steady Go!: The Weekend Starts Here Author:…

Album Art

The Obsession of Collecting - Ties That Bind

  From my very narrow observation, there are only two types of people in this world – those who collect and those who do not. Those who do not collect will never understand those who do collect, and vice versa. Oftentimes these opposites attract, and miraculously get married, which can…

More Album Art Musings

Tobacco-Related Covers, Briefly Revisited Every once in a long while I am very pleasantly surprised by the music on an album I purchased solely for the jacket art. A prime example is the Tufano-Giammarese album pictured. If you read my previous article about tobacco-related album jacket art, then you know…

Going Down the Tobacco Road - For the Record

My dad and my grandfathers smoked a lot of cigars and pipe tobacco during my youth, so tobacco artwork was something I noticed as a kid, especially because I stored my many small treasures in their empty cigar boxes. Over the years I have seen a number of articles highlighting…

Latest from Bob Gruen's Studio

You’ve seen Bob Gruen’s work in galleries, books, and on the official John Lennon stamp by the U.S. Post Office. You can now see some of his choice work each month here on Boomerocity.com!

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