September 28, 2022

Chris Impellitteri Wakes The Beast

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by Randy Patterson

Posted September 2022 Except for Boomerocity followers in Japan (and…
September 26, 2022

John McCutcheon Takes His Biggest Leap

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by Randy Patterson

Posted September 2022 Americana or folk. Ironic that what preceded…
September 25, 2022

Steve Hackett Talks About Genesis Revisited Live: Seconds Out & More

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by Randy Patterson

Posted September 2022 Photo by Bruno ZampaglioneA year ago this…
September 24, 2022

Steve Dorff Has Turned Songwriting Every Which Way But Loose

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by Randy Patterson

Posted September 2022 Photo credit Russell Baer Songwriters are often…
September 21, 2022

Vanessa Collier - Blues, Sax and All

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by Randy Patterson

Posted September 2022 Boomerocity is a huge fan of saxophone…
September 19, 2022

Doug "Cosmo" Clifford Talks California Gold, the CCR at the Royal Albert Hall Doc and More

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by Randy Patterson

Posted September 2022 I’ve said it a lot over the…
September 18, 2022

Nick Binkley Talks About Stardust Angels Ghosts and Free To Rock

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by Randy Patterson

Posted September 2022 Odds are pretty good that, unless you…

Concerts/Performances

Gangstagrass - Maryville, TN - August 19, 2022

Photo Credit - Gangstagrass.comGangstagrassOpening Act: Tejon Street Corner ThievesThe Shed Smokehouse & Juke JointAugust 19, 2022 When I reviewed the Gangstagrass show at Knoxville’s Bijou Theatre six months ago, I wrote, “Folks, I don’t think this will be so much a concert review as it is social commentary. Why? Because…

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…

CD/Album Reviews

Animals – 2018 Remix – 2022 5.1 Surround Sound

Click Above To Order Your CopyAnimals – 2018 Remix – 2022 5.1 Surround SoundPink FloydLabel:…

Velvet Kiss, Lick of The Lime

Velvet Kiss, Lick of The LimeLions & GhostsRelease Date: September 9, 2022 Once upon a…

‘Singles’ Deluxe Colour 7” Vinyl Box Set - Emerson, Lake & Palmer

‘Singles’ Deluxe Colour 7” Vinyl Box SetEmerson, Lake & PalmerLabel: BMG Release Date: August 26th…

Arise

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

Film

Moonage Daydream

Posted September 17, 2022 Moonage DaydreamStarring: David Bowie (Archive Footage)Studio: NeonRelease Date: September 16, 2022…

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…

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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