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Friday, July 30, 2010

Jason Mraz Live

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Pipe Dreams -- Animusic

Gotta love it...

I'm hooked.

4 stars

Marc Charles



Friday, July 2, 2010

Animusic -- Starship Groove



It took me long enough.....but finally found it.


My favorite.....saw it at 2 am....


5 stars


Marc Charles

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Animusic -- Pogo Sticks

Yeah baby yeah.....


Five stars


Marc Charles

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Animusic -- Stick Figures



I stumbled onto Animusic a couple of weeks ago at 2 in the morning on DirecTV...




Love it.





MC


Monday, June 28, 2010

Animusic - Future Retro



Gotta love it............


5 stars




MC

Monday, June 21, 2010

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Jerry Lee Lewis Live



Five stars........


Marc Charles


Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Shemekia Copeland Live

I've seen her twice.

Excellent show.

Ghetto Child is worth the price of the ticket

But this is good too :)

Marc Charles

Monday, June 14, 2010

Saturday, June 12, 2010

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Chet Atkins and Mark Knopfler

What do you want?


Outstanding.


Five stars and counting........


MC

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Guitar



Nothing to say......


73 million views


5 stars


Marc Charles


Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Greyson Sings Lady Gaga

My gosh......


Five stars.


I hope Hollywood or the music business doesn't ruin him.


MC

Monday, May 31, 2010

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Celine Dion - Titanic (LIVE)



Okay...okay.....


Its good :)


Later.......


MC


PS No one will ever sing this song like Celine Dion



Friday, May 28, 2010

Jackson Browne & David Lindley - Take It Easy Live 2006





If you can catch JB in concert do it.....


Excellent stuff....but this video is 3 stars


MC

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Jason Mraz -I'm Yours (live)



I didn't care much for Jason Mraz at first.....but he's grown on me.


Like it.


4 stars


Later........................


MC

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Black Eyed Peas - Boom Boom Pow



I don't really get it.....


But I like BEP older stuff....


Oh well.....


MC


Sunday, May 23, 2010

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Asleep At The Wheel Reviewed by Marc Charles

This is a good show.....especially when they're on the "mark".


Four stars.


Live at Austin City Limits.


Later......


MC

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Carole King & James Taylor - So Far Away



what can I say?


Really, really good.


4 stars



Friday, May 14, 2010

STANLEY TURRENTINE (Live) - Don't Mess With Mr. T



Outstanding live show.


Saw him in a small club in MPLS...by mistake


5 stars




Saturday, May 8, 2010

"Rockin' Horse" - Derek Trucks Guitar Solo

You've got to catch Derek live.....

4 stars....

MC


Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Friday, April 30, 2010

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

John Hiatt Live Reviewed by Marc Charles

A must see show.


He'll be live in a small club in Northeast Maine in September.


4 Stars....


Marc Charles


Sunday, April 25, 2010

Little Richard Live Reviewed by Marc Charles

This is the beginning folks.

So called rock stars take notice.

5 Stars....

Marc Charles


Saturday, April 24, 2010

Keb Mo Live Reviewed By Marc Charles

Good stuff....


Keb Mo is headlining the North Atlantic Blues Festival in Rockland Maine this year....August.


3.5 stars


MC

Friday, April 23, 2010

Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck Live Reviewed by Marc Charles



Good stuff.

I saw him at a club in Chicago........as a guest star....outstanding.


4 stars


MC

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Joe Sample Live At Java Jazz Festival 2008 - Reviewed by Marc Charles

Okay.....now we're talking.


Good stuff.


I saw Joe at a small club in Tempe AZ.....it was once of the best small club shows I've ever seen. The percussionist "almost" stole the show.


Marc Charles


Monday, April 19, 2010

Jonny Lang Live Review By Marc Charles

Outstanding and underrated....


4 stars


MC


Sunday, April 18, 2010

Alan Jackson - Where Were You - Live Reviewed by Marc Charles





I like AJ...but this video / performance is kinda weak.

2 stars


Marc Charles


Saturday, April 17, 2010

Shakira Live In Concert Reviewed by Marc Charles



I'm not a big fan.....but people love her.


2 stars

MC



Friday, April 16, 2010

Leo Kottke - Vaseline Machine Gun - Review by Marc Charles



The guy is even better live.


5 stars.


Don't try this at home :)


Thursday, April 15, 2010

Norah Jones Live Dont Know Why


Impressive.

Five stars.

Your host........Marc Charles


Friday, April 9, 2010

Asleep At The Wheel on Austin City Limits

What can I say?

Good stuff.

Four stars.

MC




Thursday, April 8, 2010

Lamont Cranston Band June 26, 2004

Excellent in their prime.

I've seen 10-12 times.

Four stars

MC



Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Bob Dylan - Thunder On The Mountain

Fabulous.

I grew up in Minnesota. I've never been a Bob Dylan fan.

Until I heard this song.....I'm in.

Five stars.

MC



Monday, April 5, 2010

Robert Plant & Alison Krauss with T-Bone Burnett


It's a lousy video --- quality wise....

But still worth it.

Four stars.

I've seen Robert Plant several times with Zep.

Great pairing.



Sunday, April 4, 2010

Saturday, April 3, 2010

Friday, April 2, 2010

I'm Going Home - Alvin Lee - 1994


I've seen him and Ten Years After four times.

Yes......its oldies.....but man...in his prime...it was a sight to behold.

The Woodstock version is excellent too.

But this version is really good.

Four stars.

Ladies and gentlemen please welcome warmly.....Alvin Lee.




Wednesday, March 31, 2010

James Brown Live - Get Up Offa That Thing -- on Marc Charles

Oh my gawd......

Good stuff!

Five stars man!

So called performers take notice!




Tuesday, March 30, 2010

il Divo - Regresa A Mi


I know.....

Kinda sappy......

But I would still love to see them. At least they can sing with emotion and passion. That's more than 90% of the performers these days.

Whatever....

Monday, March 29, 2010

Bruce Hornsby Live - End of the Innocence

Breathtaking concert............

Five stars.

See him if you get a chance.....


Saturday, March 27, 2010

Cheap Trick - I Want You To Want Me

I've seen them three times....

Excellent show....and surprised each time

I saw them once with REO Speedwagon in Hartford CT.....one of my top ten concerts of all time.

I know......but it's true. Truly amazing show.



Thursday, March 25, 2010

Keith Urban - You'll Think of Me (Best Live Performance)

Not a huge fan....but apparently there are a lot of girls who are :)

Still.....a good performance....

Four stars



Sunday, March 21, 2010

Joe Pass - All the Things You Are

Not the greatest audio or video.....

But you get the idea......

A jazz classic.....


Friday, March 19, 2010

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Allman Brothers Band - Blue Sky


I've seen them them 3 times -- Gregg Allman solo - two or three times.

They are Americana at its best.

Video is chessy though....oh well...4 stars.



Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Al Jarreau Roof Garden

I've seen him twice....

Fabulous show....

This clip is so-so....

Four stars.....


Friday, March 12, 2010

B. B. King - The Thrill Is Gone

One of the biggest names I haven't seen yet....

It's gotta be a premium venue.

I won't watch him at the Augusta Civic Center in August Maine.....sorry....won't do it!


Thursday, March 11, 2010

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Elvis Presley - Live- Last Concert -My Way


Performers take notice.

There are few natural entertainers like Elvis.

Most musicians and performers today show up with jeans and tee shirts...and no arrangement.

The art of show business.


Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Victor Wooten -- Bela Fleck and the Flecktones

Wow.

Outstanding.

Amazing grace.

Thanks to Dave at Second Read (aka Rock City).

MC


Sunday, March 7, 2010

Slash - Godfather Theme

Okay....I get it......this is really good.

I wasn't a Slash fan until this video.

I'm in :)



Led Zeppelin - Stairway To Heaven

Cheezy video...but whatever....

I've seen them three times -- 1973, 1975 & 1976.

Jimmy Page was higher than a kite...but did not miss a single note.

This really was rock and roll.


Friday, March 5, 2010

Jumpin' Jack Flash/Young Blood - Leon Russell

What a stoner.....

But man can he play!

I saw him live at the Caboose in Minneapolis. He was probably ashamed playing bar gigs....but it was still sold out.

Good stuff.....



Thursday, March 4, 2010

Keith Jarrett Solo Concert June 2006

Another keeper....

A must see performer....

Five stars.



Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Earl Klugh Live - Rayna

Another must see concert.....

Five stars.

Earl Klugh....


Monday, March 1, 2010

Billy Joel "New York State Of Mind" HD

Saw him at the State Theater in Minneapolis in 1977.

I hated Piano Man...and most of his music.

But a good friend forced me to go....paid for dinner and the ticket.

Life changing....plain and simple.

One of the best live shows of my entire life -- 3 hours.

When he played this song....my life would never be the same.

Five stars!!


Saturday, February 27, 2010

Steve Vai - "For The Love Of God" - G3 1996

One of the great masters.....

You will never hear or see a guitar the same way again.....

When he's "on"....it's a sight to behold.

Five stars.


Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Tower Of Power In Concert --

A must see show.....yes.....even now....

New tour in 2010 -- House of Blues

Five stars!



Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Lady Gaga's Best Performance Ever

Not a big fan....

But ya gotta admit she's an entertainer.....

three stars.....



Tuesday, February 16, 2010

9 Year Old Guitar Prodigy YUTO MIYAZAWA Performs Ozzy Osbourne's Crazy Train

Gotta love it.....

Five stars....


Habib Koite And Bamada- Din Din Wo (Little Child)


I him and his band at the Strand Theatre in Rockland Maine in February 2009.

Absolutely incredible.....

I'm telling you....these guys are fabulous.

This video is so-so....must see live.


Bruce Springsteen - The River (LIVE in NY)

Guitar

Amazed and thrilled.....

Thanks to Lucas.......

Five stars....


Monday, February 15, 2010

Jackson Browne - These Days

One of the best acoustic shows you'll ever see.

I saw him at the Merrill Auditorium in Portland Maine in 2009.

Five stars....laughed, cried, remembered younger days in the sun....



Live Aid 1985 Queen -- Radio Ga Ga

A lot of impersonators....on one Freddie Mercury....

Dire Straits - Sultans of Swing

A must see show..........

George Carlin Baseball vs Football


I saw this the first time at the Baseball Hall of Fame at Cooperstown.

It's a classic.....a true classic.

Love it!