Thursday, January 22, 2015

Updated Concert Calendar


CONCERT CALENDAR FOR THE ROCK SHOW

Billy Joel at Madison Square Garden: Feb 18th, Mar. 9th,
Apr. 3rd, May 28th, Jun. 20th, July 1st, Aug. 20th, Sept. 25th, Oct. 21st, Nov. 19th
Billy Idol, at the Beacon Theater, Weds. Jan 28TH
Alan Parsons Project, at The Concert Hall, Thurs. Jan 29th
B-52’s, The Space at Westbury, Fri. Jan 30th
Robert Cray, at BB King’s, Fri. Jan 30th
The Smithereens, at BB King’s, Sat. Jan 31st
Peter Noone & Herman’s Hermits, at BB King’s, Fri. Feb 6th
Spandau Ballet, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Sat. Feb 7th
Leon Russell, The Space at Westbury, Thurs. Feb 19th
Foreigner, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Thurs. Feb 12th
Rick Springfield, at The Concert Hall, Sat. Feb 21st
Uriah Heep, at BB King’s, Sat. Feb 28th
Mike & the Mechanics, at the Best Buy Theater, Weds. March 4th
Sarah McLachlan, Kings Theater in Brooklyn, Sat. March 14th
ZZ Top, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Sun. March 15th
Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, at the Beacon Theater, March 19th & 20th, and March 21st at the Kings Theater in Brooklyn
Neil Diamond, at the Barclays Center, Thurs. March 26th
Moody Blues, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Fri. March 27th - 29th
Zebra, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Thurs. April 9th
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, October 27th at Madison Square Garden
Dion, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Sat., July 11th
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

Thursday, September 4, 2014

WCWP Rock Show Concert Calendar


CONCERT CALENDAR FOR THE ROCK SHOW
Updated  11/7/14
Ian Anderson, at the Paramount, Mon. Nov 10th
Roger Hodgson of Supertramp, at the Paramount, Tues. Nov 11th
Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy, BB King’s, Fri. Nov 14th
Steve Hackett, at Town Hall, Fri. Nov 14th
Styx, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Nov 14th & 15th
Steve Miller Band, at the Paramount, Sat. Nov 22nd
Brian Setzer Orch.: Christmas Rocks, NYCB at Westbury, Tues. Nov. 25th
Culture Club, at the Beacon Theater, Weds. Nov. 26th
Bob Dylan, at the Beacon Theater, Nov. 28th -29th, Dec. 1st -2nd
Michael McDonald: Holiday & Hits, NYCB at Westbury, Sun. Nov 30th
Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes, The Space at Westbury, Sat. Dec. 6th
AZTEC TWO STEP at the Boulton Center, Sat. Dec 13th
Ronnie Spector’s Christmas Party, at BB King’s, Sat. Dec 20th
A Darlene Love Christmas, at BB King’s, Sat. Dec. 27TH
Patti Smith, at Webster Hall, Mon. Dec 29th

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!