Johnny Marr of the Smiths joins Peter Weller of the Jam and Style Council:
Category Archive: ‘Wednesday Rock Blogging’
Kaaboo is having its second annual blowout at the Del Mar Fairgrounds this weekend. The cool people are going on Saturday to see bands like Aerosmith (who I saw at Feyline Fields as opening act for Kiss), the Gin Blossoms (from Tempe, AZ, my former hometown for a year), Goo Goo Dolls, Third Eye Blind, and The Chainsmokers.
Me? If I go, it will be on Friday night to see Jimmy Buffett:
Don’t Dream It’s Over, the last song from their first farewell tour. It would be quite an experience to think that this was going to be the last time this band would play together – whether you were on stage or in the audience:
The Pearl Jam shows at Fenway Park and Wrigley Field were likely candidates for Wednesday Rock Blogging this week, but you have to admire this guy who wrapped up his tour, and his career with this song.
The lead singer has been diagnosed with brain cancer, and this is his final show:
The killer in me is the killer in you.
Seems only fitting to showcase this one with the upcoming festivities! And just in case you missed them at Sleep Train last night here you go!
In honor of the RNC:
Musicians should write more songs to inspire America:
This is from the first Farm-Aid concert on September 22, 1985 at the University of Illinois Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Illinois.
Check out the lineup (X played the first two years):
Always loved her intensity – and this is in front of 80,000 people!