Tag Archives: David Bowie

A look back at SXSW 2011

Emerging and established acts (among them Matt Nathanson) once again leave their mark on Austin, Texas, during the South by Southwest music conference and festival

The stars come out for Rock Con event

If you are a fan of rock ‘n’ roll history then the Rock Con festival in New Jersey is the place you want to be. On three days — July 30 through August 1 — the festival promotes itself as the “Weekend …

Live Aid: 25 years ago today

It’s been a quarter-century since Boomtown Rats singer Bob Geldof put together what has been, in hindsight, the most extensive multi-continental benefit concert to date, Live Aid.

‘Diamond Dog’ Geoff MacCormack dishes on Bowie, touring and ‘Station to Station’

Here’s how Geoff MacCormack puts it:

“Say you’re my friend,” he says, “and I invite you to a party, and the party goes on for three years, and you change costumes, and maybe we go home and say hello to mother — which is important, obviously — and we check with our families and, and we do all that, and we come back to the party and we carry on the theme, or the next theme, or the other theme, or whatever the theme is going to be and that’s kind of what it’s like.”