| Music Board|| Upcoming shows in Shreveport - ThePenIsMightier on 7/29/14 at 2:22 pm|
We actually have a decent music calendar over the next few months.
The James Burton Guitar Festival
Rebirth Brass Band
Band of Heathens
Lee Fields and the Expressions
It's nice to see some bands like this come through here....
| Music Board|| 80 things every music fan can agree on - ThePenIsMightier on 5/8/14 at 1:39 pm|
some that I do agree on:
[quote]A MUSIC FAN IS ALWAYS ASKING, "WHAT’S NEXT?" BUT HE ALSO KNOWS WHAT CAME BEFORE.
He knows about the crossroads. He knows Little R...
| Music Board|| Springsteen,The Killers, Tim McGraw in Dallas this weekend - ThePenIsMightier on 4/3/14 at 9:53 am|
March Madness Music Festival...
Friday - Jason Aldean, Eli Young Band, The Wild Feathers, Jack Ingram
Saturday - The Killers, Tim McGraw
Sunday - Pat Green, fun., Springsteen
All free shows at Reunion Park in the middle of...
| Music Board|| New Tom Petty album this summer - ThePenIsMightier on 3/31/14 at 9:49 am|
[quote]Fricke, the first person to hear Hypnotic Eye outside the Petty inner circle, calls it "Petty's decisive return to the concise Sixties-rock classicism and drive of his firs...
| Political Talk|| Open Government Discussion Cancelled at Request of Gov't "leader" - ThePenIsMightier on 3/20/14 at 2:08 pm|
A panel discussion was planned in Shreveport to discuss transparency in government, how to obtain public records, etc.
The head of the Caddo Parish commission uses his influence on...
| Music Board|| Moment of clarity regarding lyrics - ThePenIsMightier on 3/12/14 at 9:17 pm|
Have you ever suddenly realized that you have misinterpreted lyrics?
I was listening to We're an American Band by Grand Funk and it got to the lyric "the hotel detective he was outta sight."
All these years, I thought that they meant that the hotel detective was a cool guy and would let them g...
| Music Board|| NCAA FInal Four Concert Series - ThePenIsMightier on 3/4/14 at 12:11 pm|
in Reunion Park in Dallas. eta: April 4-6
Friday - Jason Aldean
Saturday - The Killers and Tim McGraw
Sunday - fun and Bruce Springsteen
All free shows.
| Music Board|| Rolling Stone Poll - 10 bands that should reunite - ThePenIsMightier on 1/23/14 at 10:09 am|
Rage Against The Machine
Guns n Roses
Let's just go ahead and book a reunion weekend for them.
The White Stripes
| Music Board|| Suburbia Music Fest - Plano, TX - ThePenIsMightier on 1/22/14 at 4:00 pm|
Just found out about this new festival coming up. What do you think of the lineup? I wouldn't mind seeing the Shakes and the Femmes.
| Music Board|| Happy Birthday Jerry Garcia - ThePenIsMightier on 8/1/13 at 8:14 am|
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S7sNSduf7Gc)]You know our love will not fade away[/link]
Also, there's a Grateful Dead meetup at the movies tonight....
| Music Board|| Cory Branan - ThePenIsMightier on 6/27/13 at 8:16 am|
Somebody talk me into going to see him live tonight. He's playing with Lucero. I've listened to some of his stuff and I like Mutt. I'm trying to talk myself into getting out of the house and also trying to talk some friends into meeting me....
| Music Board|| French Quarter Festival - ThePenIsMightier on 4/8/13 at 9:54 am|
I'm thinking about going to FQF on Saturday. Bonerama and Kristin Diable both look interesting. Are there any other artists playing Saturday that you would recommend?...
| Music Board|| Song of the Night - Rumors - ThePenIsMightier on 3/2/13 at 9:40 pm|
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRte0S2a_dA)]Timex Social Club[/link]...
| O-T Lounge|| Handling multiple job offers - ThePenIsMightier on 2/21/13 at 10:43 pm|
I've been interviewing for a couple of jobs lately and I'm trying to manage multiple job offers without completely burning bridges. I got job offer #1 last week (decent job but lowest pay). I accepted and negotiated a start date of Monday. I got job offer #2 today. (A little better pay). I have a fi...
| Music Board|| Coachella Rumours - Dear God - ThePenIsMightier on 1/6/13 at 11:14 pm|
Nine Inch Nails
Mumford and Sons
1/2 of these as headliners would be a nice start. ...
| Music Board|| Graham Parker - ThePenIsMightier on 12/27/12 at 9:56 pm|
The Mrs and I went to see This Is 40 last weekend and Graham Parker was in the movie as one of the subplots. (Pretty good movie BTW - there are a couple of scenes that music fans will probably appreciate more than others.)
Anyway, I had heard of GP but other than a couple of songs, I had never pa...
| Music Board|| Dave Grohl's Sound City soundtrack - ThePenIsMightier on 12/14/12 at 5:01 pm|
[quote]01. Dave Grohl, Peter Hayes, and Robert Levon Been – “Heaven and All”
02. Brad Wilk, Chris Goss, Dave Grohl, and Tim Commerford – “Time Slowing Down”
03. Dave Grohl, Rami Jaffee, Stevie Nicks, and Taylor Hawkins – “You Can’t Fix This”
04. Dave Grohl, Nate Mendel, Pat Smear, Rick Springfiel...
| Music Board|| Day Old Blues Records - Shreveport - ThePenIsMightier on 12/12/12 at 10:22 pm|
For the NWLA music lovers, a new record store is open in downtown Shreveport. It's close to the Robinson. I've heard it's pretty cool but haven't actually checked it out. He has new and quality used vinyl. Just passing along the news....
| Music Board|| Songs with great audience participation - ThePenIsMightier on 9/21/12 at 6:53 pm|
I'm trying to find some other songs that the audience takes over vocally.
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qNxfPAF1frM)]Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Breakdown[/link]
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2fTuW3__oU)]Bruce Springsteen - Hungry Heart[/link]
| Music Board|| The future of music - ThePenIsMightier on 7/16/12 at 10:27 pm|
I'm not talking about artists, I'm talking more about the platform and delivery of music. Things have changed rapidly over the last decade since the iPod was introduced.
Now, it seems that ownership of music isn't really important for most people. It's more about delivery. iTunes, Amazon, Pandor...