Live Rock: REO Speedwagon, Rick Springfield, and Art Alexakis at the Greek Theatre

By Mike Finkelstein Though they followed different paths to get there, both REO Speedwagon and Rick Springfield soared to success in the ‘80’s.   Most young people were hugely drawn to rock and roll then, and bands could routinely reach a wide audience rocking in America. But the complexion of popular music has obviously changed quite… Read More Live Rock: REO Speedwagon, Rick Springfield, and Art Alexakis at the Greek Theatre

Live Rock: The Steve Miller Band and Los Lobos at the Greek Theatre

By Mike Finkelstein On Sunday night, the Greek Theater presented an attractive double bill featuring the Steve Miller Band and Los Lobos to a near capacity audience. This was a show that targeted the legions of classic rock fans who have typically attended a lot of concerts and rock shows for most of their lives.… Read More Live Rock: The Steve Miller Band and Los Lobos at the Greek Theatre