Monthly Archives: October 2010

Friends in the news

Recently, I saw two old friends of mine in the news. I went out on Friday and bought the new autobiography “Life” by Keith Richards. Fabulous read!! Almost 600 pages of Keith’s recollections of his life. It is a great … Continue reading

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It pays to pursue access!!

A couple of weeks ago, I was asked to put a show on my calendar. It was a woman named Lila Downs, who was playing at Symphony Center in Chicago. My first thought was to suggest that we wait until … Continue reading

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Photo restrictions, once again!!

Last week the City of Chicago put on their last summer festival, the Chicago Country Music Festival. A pretty good lineup of headliners a few years past their prime! First day: Gretchen Wilson followed by Clint Black Second day: Someone … Continue reading

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Three for the price of one!

Looks like my friend Bryn Bridenthal has finally retired. One of the greatest publicists in the history of the music business, she has, during her career headed publicity departments for four record companies – DreamWorks Records, Geffen Records, Capitol Records … Continue reading

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A serious note!

Last week I photographed a few Dave Matthews concerts at Wrigley Field in Chicago. The second night, the concert ended at about 11PM. I packed up my stuff and fought my way through the happy throngs and started walking to … Continue reading

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