Archive for March, 2010

A Night to Remember – Benefit for the Kristen Ann Carr Fund

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

This was true of all sorts of people who crammed Tribeca Grill to see the Rascals play an hour set—15 songs—on a jury rigged stage in a low-ceiling room never intended for any kind of performance, let alone one by the world’s original rock’n’soul band.

Bob Rudnick and Dave

Monday, March 29th, 2010

This is Bob Rudnick, who, got Cavalier to print a music column by me filling in for the one he didn’t do that much (my first national print appearance) and gave me at least half the money (he said it was half; it might have been all of it), who took me to NYC for […]

Dave interviews Smokey Robinson at SXSW

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

Smokey Robinson is one of the architects of the “Motown sound” and his voice and songs established the label’s profound impact on culture across the globe. Robinson’s artistry has been celebrated worldwide, having received Kennedy Center Honors, a membership in the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, the “UK Special […]

Quote of the Day

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

“Our fate does not depend on who’s sitting in the White House, our fate depends on who’s picketing outside the White House.”– Howard Zinn

Dave with Smokey Robinson at SXSW 3.18.2010

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

Dave will be speaking at the South by Southwest Conference with Smokey Robinson on Thursday March 18th at 11 a.m. The location: 18ABC Smokey Robinson is one of the architects of the “Motown sound” and his voice and songs established the label’s profound impact on culture across the globe. Robinson’s artistry has been celebrated worldwide, […]

Dave Speaks at the Authors Series

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

The Friends of the Bruce Springsteen Special Collection Special thanks to Bob Crane and Anne Noss for this article – from ‘The Friends of the Bruce Springsteen Collection.’ Put yourself, for a second, behind the lens of Eric Meola’s camera. For weeks, you’ve given serious thought to the look you wanted to capture during the […]

How Do You Get Into the Hall of Fame?

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

Talent, mainly. Inside the meetings, the debates and the secret ballots of a passionate and rigorous process. … After the Rock Hall was established in 1983, a nominating committee was formed that included the likes of Ertegun, producer Phil Spector, Rolling Stone editor and publisher Jann S. Wenner, rock critic Dave Marsh and Sire Records […]

Dave at a Wine Tasting with the Gang of Pour

Sunday, March 7th, 2010

As written by George Heritier co-creator of The Gang of Pour blog. Music journalist Dave Marsh was in Day-twah in June to give a lecture as part of Cranbrook Art Museum’s “Bruce Springsteen: Troubadour of the Highway” exhibit, and wanted to get together with a few old friends and fairly recent acquaintances, in the case […]