Duran Duran’s Future Past Tour hits Hollywood for three nights

It was a soggy southern California summer evening after a weeks-long record-breaking heatwave as Hurricane Kay swept across the southland. The usual Friday night traffic, made worse by the rains, made for a two-hour and 45-minute trek to the historic Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles for my teen heartthrobs, Duran Duran. As I crept my […]

80s night in Anaheim, with The Motels & more

On July 1st, the 80s flashed back in Anaheim at the House of Blues. The Motels headlined with night with support from Gene Loves Jezebel, Bow Wow Wow, When in Rome and The Untouchables. The Untouchables hit the stage first, getting everyone warmed up with favorites like “I Spy (For The FBI)”, “Free Yourself” and “Wild […]

How San Diego’s Music Box got its kicks with The Fixx

The Fixx arrived in San Diego on the first leg of their Every Five Seconds Tour 2022 at the Music Box June 17th, 2022. Fortunately for us in San Diego, Slim Jim Phantom is on the bill for the California dates! Slim Jim Phantom is the drummer for Stray Cats. He introduced his wife, Jennie […]

Traveling back in time with The Mixtape Tour 2022 in San Diego

Entering Viejas Arena on May 26th was like going back in time. Fans lined the amphitheater, dressed in their best 80s attire, exhilarated and antsy to get inside and start witnessing what the new Mixtape Tour would bring! For those who don’t know, this is the second national Mixtape Tour, with the first before the […]

New Kids On The Block brings hottest variety show to St. Louis

New Kids On The Block brought a star-studded lineup to the Enterprise Center in St. Louis for an early stop on their nationwide Mixtape Tour 2022. This throwback variety special includes support from timeless performances by 90s R&B trio En Vogue, 80s hit and Youtube phenomenon Rick Astley and hip hop’s first female superstars, Salt-N-Pepa. […]