Saturday, February 21, 2015

Billy Joel at MSG on Feb. 18, 2015

Had the pleasure of attending the Billy Joel concert on 2-18-15 with Bernie Bernard - Here's the playlist:1: Miami 2017 ( I've Seen the Lights Go Out on Broadway)
2: Pressure
3: Say Goodbye to Hollywood 
4: Vienna 
5: Summer Highland Falls
6: The Entertainer 
7: The Downeaster 'Alexa'
8: Zanzibar 
9: Anthony's Song
10: New York State of Mind (Layla coda intro and WABC jiggle snippet) 
11: Allentown 
12: I've Been Workin' on the Railroad - My Life
13: Sometimes A Fantasy 
14: She's Always A Woman To Me 
15: Don't Ask Me Why 
16: River of Dreams (Tush (ZZ Top) bridge) 
17: Scenes From An Italian Restaurant 
Encore 4 songs:
18: Piano Man 
19: Uptown Girl 
20: It's Still Rock and Roll 
To Me 
21: You May Be Right


Rg 2/21/15

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Updated Concert Calendar


CONCERT CALENDAR FOR THE ROCK SHOW

Updated March 20, 2015

Billy Joel  May 28th, Jun. 20th, July 1st, Aug. 20th, Sept. 25th, Oct. 21st, Nov. 19th

 
Zebra, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Thurs. April 9th

The Spiro Duo featuring Steve Katz performing the music of Laura Nyo, Friday, April 10th at Page One in Glen Cove - Info at: www.myfathersplace.com
 
Stevie Wonder, at the Barclays Center, Sun. April 12th
 
Jeff Beck, at the Paramount, April 15th - 17th
 
John Mellencamp, at Carnegie Hall, April 20th & 21st
Steve Winwood, The Space at Westbury, Thurs. April 23rd
 
The Beach Boys & America, NYCB Theater at Westbury, April 24th & 25th
 
Jason Bonham’s Led Zep Experience, NYCB Theater at Westbury, May 13th & 14th
 
Crosby, Stills & Nash, Kings Theater in Brooklyn, May 15th & 16th
 
The Who - 50th anniversary tour: May 20th at Nassau Coliseum, May 26th at the Barclays Center

The Infantry,  at the Bitter End, Sat. May 23 (Guests on WCWP on 3/12/15) 
Info at: www.infantryband.com
 
Foo Fighters, at Citi Field, Thurs. July 16th
 
U2, at Madison Square Garden, July 18th, 19th, 22nd & 23rd
 
Motley Crue: The Final Tour, at the Barclays Center, Weds. Aug. 12th

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Playlist for 12-26-13 Best of 2013 Releases - Bobby G. Host

Here are the new and noteworthy releases for 2013 that were played on 12-26-13
John Foggerty (with the Foo Fighters) - Fortunate Son  - "Wrote A Song For Everyone"
Rod Stewart -Beautiful Morning - "Time"
Buddy Guy - I Go By Feel  - "Rhythm and Blues"
Leslie West ( with Dee Snider ) - Feeling Good - "Still Climbing"
David Bowie - The Stars Are Out Tonight - "The Next Day"
Allman Brothers (with Eric Clapton) - Why Does Love Have To Be So Sad - "The Eric Clapton Guitar Festival - Crossroads 2013"
Needle and the Damage Done - Allman, Haynes, Trucks - "Crossroads"
Cinnamon Girl - Neil Young - "Live at the Cellar Door" - recorded in 1970
Fire - The Jimi Hendrix Experience - "Miami Pop Festival" - recorded in 1968
Love Like A Man - Alvin Lee - "The Last Concert"
Oscar Wilde Gets Out - Elton John ""The Diving Board"
All the Time In the World - Deep Purple - "Now What"
The Language of Birds - Sting - "The Last Ship"
Get What You Want / Everything's On Sale - RT Zed - "Zed Head" ***
She's Not There - Huetensil (Single Release)
Spark - Fitz and The Tantrums - "More Than Just A Dream"
Every Little Thing She Does - Jeff Lynne - "Armchair Theater" (American Release this year)
Jeff Golub featuring Brian Auger (Christopher Cross on vocal) - How Long - "Train Keeps A Rolling"
Fragments of Time - Daft Punk - "Random Access Memories"
Queenie Eye - Paul McCartney - New
Rockin' In the Free World - The Rides - "Can't Get Enough"
The Rush - Earth, Wind, and Fire - "Now, Then, and Forever"
Earth Blues - Jimi Hendrix - "People, Hell, and Angels"
Pearl of the Quarter - Boz Scaggs - "Memphis"
Green Onions - Booker T. - "Crossroads"

*** Best Release of 2013
Time limitations did not allow me to play selections from:
State - Todd Rundgren
Fly Like An Eagle Tribute to Steve Miller - Various Artists
Old Sock - Eric Clapton

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Updated Concert Calendar Oct. 4


ROCK SHOW CONCERT CALENDAR 


Steely Dan, 7 nights at the Beacon Theater, Thru - Oct. 8th
Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Tues. Oct 8th
Brian Wilson & Jeff Beck, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Sat. Oct 12th
Les Paul Trio featuring Asia’s John Wetton, Iridium Jazz Club, Mon. Oct 14th
District 97 w/John Wetton playing the music of King Crimson, Iridium, Tues. Oct 15th
David Cassidy, Micky Dolenz & Peter Noone, BB King’s in Times Square, Thurs Oct 17th
Pearl Jam, at the Barclays Center, Oct 18th & 19th
Tommy James & the Grassroots, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Sat. October 19th
B.B. King, at The Paramount, Sat. Oct. 19th
Fitz & the Tantrums, Roseland Ballroom, Weds Oct. 23rd
Simple Minds, at Roseland Ballroom, Thurs. Oct 24th
Zappa Plays Zappa, at the Beacon Theater, Thurs. Oct. 31st
Cherie Currie, formerly of The Runaways, Gramercy Theater, Weds. Nov. 6th
Eagles, at Madison Square Garden, Mon. Nov 11th
John Fogerty, at the Beacon Theater, Weds. Nov. 13th
The B-52’s, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Weds. Nov 13th
ZZ Top, at the Paramount, Nov. 16th & 17th
Bonnie Raitt, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Weds. Nov 20th
Michael McDonald at the Paramount, Weds. Dec 4th
Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Nassau Coliseum, Fri. Dec 20th and Mon. Dec 23rd

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Updated Rock Show Concert Calendar 9/1/13


CONCERT CALENDAR FOR THE ROCK SHOW

Art Garfunkel, the Theater at Hillwood, LIU Post, Sun. Sept 15th
For tickets, go to wcwp.org
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Allman Bros., Nikon Jones Beach Theater, Sat. Sept 7th
Depeche Mode, at Nikon at Jones Beach, Sun. Sept 8th
Stephen Stills & Kenny Wayne Shepherd, NYCB Theater, Sun. Sept 8th
Stone Temple Pilots, The Paramount, Tues. Sept 10th
Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band, Bowery Ballroom, Sun. Sept 15th
Graham Nash, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Sun. Sept 22nd
Hall & Oates, Beacon Theater, Mon. Sept 23rd
Earth, Wind & Fire, Beacon Theater, Sept 24th & 25th  
Steve Hackett, formerly of Genesis, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Fri. Sept 27th 
Jay Black & Bill Medley, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Sat October 5th
Steely Dan, 7 nights at the Beacon Theater, Sept 30th - Oct. 8th
Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Weds. Oct 9th
Brian Wilson & Jeff Beck, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Sat. Oct 12th
Les Paul Trio featuring Asia’s John Wetton, Iridium Jazz Club, Mon. Oct 14th
District 97 w/John Wetton playing the music of King Crimson, Iridium, Tues. Oct 15th
David Cassidy, Micky Dolenz & Peter Noone, BB King’s in Times Square, Thurs Oct 17th
Pearl Jam, at the Barclays Center, Oct 18th & 19th
Tommy James & the Grassroots, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Sat. October 19th
Fitz & the Tantrums, Roseland Ballroom, Weds Oct. 23rd
Simple Minds, at Roseland Ballroom, Thurs. Oct 24th
Cherie Curry, formerly of The Runaways, Gramercy Theater, Weds. Nov. 6th
Eagles, at Madison Square Garden, Mon. Nov 11th
John Fogerty, at the Beacon Theater, Weds. Nov. 13th
ZZ Top, at the Paramount, Nov. 16th & 17th

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Fillmore East Live - New Releases - Bobby G Hosting

The legendary Fillmore East closed on June 27, 1971 ( Exactly 42 years ago to the day) - here are some rare tracks played on the first hour of the Rock Show:
Statesboro Blues - The Allman Brothers
Jingo - Santana
People Get Ready - The Chambers Brothers
Season of the Witch - Mike Bloomfield and Al Kooper
It's My Fault -  Bloomfield and Kooper with Johnny Winter (in one of his first public performances )
Love Like A Man - Ten Years After
NEW Releases Playlist ( Second Hour )
Love Like A Man 2 - Alvin Lee
Spark, 6 AM, Last Raindrop - Fitz & the Tantrums ( guest musical artists on David Letterman on 6-25-13 )
Beautiful Boy - Nutopia ***
Olga (Black September) - Aztec Two Step ( Appeared in live concert at LIU-Post on 6-26-13 )
Beautiful Morning - Rod Stewart
Get What You Want - RT Zed
A Simple Song - Deep Purple
In My Mouth - Todd Rundgren
Fragments In Time - Daft Punk
That's My Story - Gary (US) Bonds
If I Fell - Nutopia

***Dedicated to my new grandson, John Sebastian

Program Note: Nutopia is scheduled to appear at the City Winery on August 8th
and in Riverhead on Oct 11 - Details will be posted on the Rock Show Concert Calendar Blog in the near future.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Hi, it's Bernie! Join me on WCWP, 88.1 FM for The Rock Show this Thursday 6/20 from 7-9 PM. I'll kick things off with a few tunes from the Summer of Love (46 years ago!) plus music about summer and the beach from Blotto, Annette & Frankie, Jay Ferguson, ELP, Matha & the Muffins, Ramones, John Caffterty, Nick Gilder, Brooose, Thin Lizzy, Beach Boys & more!