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Remembering Davy Jones of The Monkees – 12/30/1945 – 2/29/2012

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    Posted On 2/29/2012

    Davy Jones of The Monkees (12/30/1945 - 2/29/2012)

    Davy Jones of The Monkees (12/30/1945 - 2/29/2012)

    Written By James Downing
    I just learned that a member of one of my all time favorite bands, The Monkees, passed away today.  Davy Jones died of a heart attack today Feb 29, 2012 in Florida. He was 66 years old. I never had the chance to see The Monkees together as a band but I did get to see Davy several times as a solo act.  His shows were always fun and his voice always sounded in top shape.

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      54th Grammy Awards Show Review – Los Angeles, CA – 2/12/2012

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        Posted on 2/24/12

        54th Grammys LogoWritten by Josh Jackson
        I have always said what an incredibly hard job it is to produce a show like the Grammys that tries to cover all the bases of what is out there in popular music today While the 54th Grammys was a very “classic” leaning show, there were lots of styles and variations included that gave it a well-rounded feel, almost to a fault – but more on that later. Really, it all comes down to this. When you open a show with “The Boss,” Bruce Springsteen, and end it with Paul McCartney, does anything else in the middle matter much?

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          Rick Springfield Concert Review – Nashville, TN – Wildhorse Saloon – 2/10/2012 (Podcast 227)

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            Posted on 2/18/2012

            Rick Springfield In Concert - Wildhorse Saloon - Nashville, TN

            Rick Springfield In Concert - Wildhorse Saloon - Nashville, TN

            Concert Blast began the 2012 concert review podcasts in style with the annual party that Rick Springfield puts on in Nashville, TN every year around Valentine’s Day weekend.  This year was no different than the others.  Another explosive party provided by the rocker who refuses to allow his age prevent him from thrilling Rock and Roll audiences all over the world.
            Concert Blast produced a podcast with Mike Arnold, Tom Thompson, James Downing, and many Rick Springfield fans in attendance who were more than happy to join in for this show!

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              Rick Springfield Concert Photos – Nashville, TN – Wildhorse Saloon – 2/10/2012 (Photos)

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                Posted on 2/17/2012

                Rick Springfield In Concert - Wildhorse Saloon - Nashville, TN

                Rick Springfield In Concert - Wildhorse Saloon - Nashville, TN

                Rick Springfield made his annual return to the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville, TN on Friday February 10, 2012.  Concert Blast was once again invited to cover this event while James Downing took the Concert Photos.  Enjoy the Rick Springfield concert photos from this event!

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                  Valentine’s Day Concert Blast Special – Music Discussion (Podcast 226)

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                    Posted on 2/10/2012

                    Concert Blast Valentine's Day SpecialHappy Valentine’s Day from the guys at Concert Blast.  Here’s a hilarious podcast on L-O-V-E.  When we came up with the idea of a Music Discussion podcast on LOVE, we decided to release it on Valentine’s Day in 2008.  Here we are in 2012 with Valentine’s Day being only a few days away, we thought what a great time to re-post one of our most popular Music Discussions.  Enjoy our Concert Blast Valentine’s Day Special with Mike Arnold, Brian Hasbrook, and Tom Thompson!

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                      A Message from Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull – Thick As A Brick 2 (Blog)

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                        Posted 2/7/2012

                        Thick As A Brick 2Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull has produced a follow up from his 1972 hit album “Thick As A Brick”.   To commemorate the 40th anniversary of ‘Thick As A Brick,’ on April 2nd (April 3rd in North America) Ian Anderson will release a sequel to the original album, “Thick As A Brick 2″.

                        To coincide with this groundbreaking release, for the first time since 1972, Anderson and fellow musicians John O’Hara (keyboards), David Goodier (bass), Florian Opahle (guitar) and Scott Hammond (drums) – as well as some guest performers – will take to the road to perform the album in its entirety and, it can now exclusively be revealed that, in addition, there will be a second part to the show where Anderson and the band will also perform the sequel.

                        Below is a Message From Ian Anderson himself…

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