On Saturday nearly 3,000 fans showed up for a free, all ages, live concert event at Tompkins Square Park in New York City. Thousands of unmasked, people completely ignoring the state's social distancing guidelines and mask mandates. Literally slamming into each other, voices chanting, mouths open and spit flying.
Guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd was recently nominated for a 2021 Blues Music Award in the category of Best Blues/Rock Artist. Now the Blues foundation, which hosts the June BMA's, have rescinded that nomination. Why? The organization believes Shepherd is racist.
The Black Crowes are celebrating the 30th anniversary of their debut album "Shake Your Money Maker". Can you believe that was released in 1990? I was 23 years old!! Seems impossible but it's not and the band have a Super Deluxe 4LP Box Set that you can pre-order now and that's just the start!
On Monday, Governor Cuomo announced that New York City's indoor dining establishments could reopen starting February 12, at 25% capacity. Today the Governor announced that sports arenas and stadiums with a capacity of 10,000 or more can reopen as early as February 23rd.