Recently I was with a few people from southern California who had come to musical maturity in the ‘70s. I learned that there is a robust “tribute” or “cover” band scene there. One of the women I was with had been a backup singer in a Segar tribute band. It seems, she explained, that many … Continue reading To a Musician Not Dying Young
Dark Star Orchestra at the Majestic Theater Detroit, February 9, 2012 Detroit in February is cold. Not necessarily a place you want to visit. But on a windy and bitter Thursday night, music hungry deadheads converged on the Majestic Theater in Detroit. Dark Star Orchestra was in town. And the audience got what they came … Continue reading Dark Star Orchestra Live in Detroit
Stephen Macaulay muses over the ideas surrounding tribute concerts and tribute bands. What happens when a tribute goes too far? Is an accurate tribute ever better than the real thing?
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AC/DShe – Wow.