Tag: Chris Spiewak

Rock Review: Paying Homage

By Chris Spiewak Amy Winehouse, Elvis Presley, Janis Joplin, Kurt Cobain and Buddy Holly are just a few of the many talented musicians taken from us long before their time....

January 23, 2019 | comments

Local Rock at the Holidays: Give and Ye Shall Receive

Local music community steps up with holiday shows

December 24, 2018 | comments

Rock Review: Bright Future for The Dirty Shine Band

Taking chances is something most people do, whether it’s buying a lottery ticket or taking that new job hundreds or thousands of miles away. Virtually all creative people take chances...

November 21, 2018 | comments

Rand Hubiak: The Art of Storytelling

By Chris Spiewak | Music composition can be as simple or as complex as one desires. Early rock ‘n roll songs were frequently simple three-chord arrangements, ala “Johnny B Goode”...

October 26, 2018 | comments

Rock Review: High Energy

By Chris Spiewak | Rock music knows no geographical boundaries or language barriers. It was born in English-speaking countries, but it is popular on every continent these days in dozens...

October 1, 2018 | comments

Rock Review: The Invasion, Redux

By Chris Spiewak | It is generally acknowledged that rock ‘n’ roll music began in the U.S. in the rhythm and blues style of Fats Domino and Jimmy Preston to...

May 31, 2018 | comments

Rock Review: Rockit Science

By Chris Spiewak | Nearly 40 years after Neil Young wrote “Hey hey, my my, rock ‘n’ roll will never die,” founder and executive director Bruce Gallipani and his staff...

May 2, 2018 | comments

Rock Review: Journey of a Lifetime

By Chris Spiewak | Every person regardless of race, creed or color is on a journey through life. While some are simple and some are complex, all journeys are interesting...

March 29, 2018 | comments

Rock Review: In Dad’s Footsteps

By Chris Spiewak | There are few bonds stronger than that between fathers and daughters. Dads are programmed to look after their little girls, and they often strive to teach...

February 20, 2018 | comments

A Dog’s Life

By Chris Spiewak | Although most musicians begin their career when they are young, it’s never too late to get started. Perhaps when the children are older and a little...

December 21, 2017 | comments