Unrequited Infatuations: A Memoir

In Steven Van Zandt‘s memoir “Unrequited Infatuations” you learn the behind-the-scenes details about his various projects, the disappointments and the successes (which seem to keep slipping through his fingers), his grudges and regrets, and the decisions he made (and why he made them). Van Zandt’s career covers a very rich artistic landscape as well as … Continue reading Unrequited Infatuations: A Memoir

Where the Bands Are (Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul, 5 August, 2019)

For my fifth time seeing Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul, a different city and venue, a great meet-up and terrific show - a glorious Communion and Party Mambo! The VenueAmager Bio is one of Copenhagen's most frequently used concert venues with about 200 concerts a year. It has a capacity of 1100 standing … Continue reading Where the Bands Are (Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul, 5 August, 2019)

Where the Bands Are (Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul, 1 June, 2019)

Little Steven and The Disciples of Souls' show in the venue "Cirkus" in Stockholm was vibrant and powerful, both musically and visually. With its oversized production; a full fourteen piece band consisting of a five piece horn section, drummer, bass player, bongo and percussionist, two keyboard players, three backing singers and a guitarist plus Steven Van … Continue reading Where the Bands Are (Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul, 1 June, 2019)

The Summer of Sorcery (auf Deutsch)

Gestern habe ich mir im Kino Asbury Park: Riot Redemption Rock 'n Roll angesehen. Es ist ein Dokumentarfilm, der die Geschichte von Asbury Park und dessen Musikszene erzählt. Genau dort haben u.a Bruce Springsteen, Little Steven und Southside Johnny ihre musikalischen Fähigkeiten verfeinert. Der Film ist absolut interessant und sehenswert aber, für mich, war die … Continue reading The Summer of Sorcery (auf Deutsch)

Someday we’ll look back on this and it will all seem funny

Five weeks has passed since the operation on my shoulder and I'm happy to report that, the last couple of days, there's been a dramatic improvement. The biggest change is that I'm now able to sleep in my bed for more than three hours in a row. It's indeed a relief to "move out" of … Continue reading Someday we’ll look back on this and it will all seem funny