Photos: Linda Ronstadt Tribute at the Ace Hotel Brings Out the Stars for Parkinson's Research

The Theatre the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles was the place to be on Sunday, December 11, as it hosted a wonderful benefit gig honoring the career and music of Linda Ronstadt. With proceeds from ticket sales going directly to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, the night was a warm celebration of… Continue reading Photos: Linda Ronstadt Tribute at the Ace Hotel Brings Out the Stars for Parkinson's Research

A Byrd's Eye View: Roger McGuinn (The Interview)

“Mudcrutch’s whole approach is like a power band,” Roger McGuinn, the founder of The Byrds, tells me when I catch up with him after seeing him in New York City with Tom Petty’s “other” band. “They’re more like Rolling Stones than Beatles. It’s a powerful, punchy band.” But McGuinn, who tours the world solo these… Continue reading A Byrd's Eye View: Roger McGuinn (The Interview)

Behind the Curtain: On Tour with Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers

“We’ve gotta thank our audience,” Tom Petty told the crowd in Boise, Idaho on August 5, 2014. “We’ve had quite a long career as far as rock’n’roll bands go. Throughout that long career, and many records, we’ve never been able to get past number two on the charts. So I want to thank you because Hypnotic Eye is now… Continue reading Behind the Curtain: On Tour with Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers