R.E.M.

  • 20 CRAZY Concerts in 20 Years in Philthy

    This month marks 20 years since I moved to the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection.  I was the typical suburban alternative teen, migrating to University of the Arts to study among likely the only fans of The Velvet Underground and Nick Cave hailing from upper-middle-class, yuppie-breeding...
  • Get Nostalgic with Dressy Bessy and Filthy Friends, Tonight at JB’s

    Although it’s fun getting to spend several nights a week seeing great young bands just on the verge of breaking, at 34, it’s almost always most exciting to get to indulge in the nostalgia of the music that raised me… And tonight, Johnny Brenda’s is hosting a double, or...