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Dayne and Friends ‘Lead’ NY ‘Back’ to the ’80s

In any educated conversation about female artists of the 1980s, there are certainly going to be a few names that are unavoidable – Whitney Houston, Cyndi Lauper, Pat Benatar, and of course, Madonna, all immediately come to mind. But as ardent fanciers of the totally awesome decade will attest, the roster of gifted women who […]

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‘Rockin’ the Paradise’ – Styx is Stellar in New York

When veteran artists produce new music, it tends to be a precarious endeavor. While diehard fanatics of still-active classic bands of the 60s, 70s, 80s and beyond, such as the Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, Def Leppard, and Cheap Trick, will usually seek out any and every release of their favorite acts, the vast majority of casual […]

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Chicago Still Getting ‘Stronger Every Day’

Chicago is anything but an ordinary rock and roll band. Though often associated with softer style acts such as REO Speedwagon, Air Supply, and Orleans, in reality, the Midwestern outfit, formed more than 50 years ago in Illinois’ most populous city, is much more complex than that. While most traditional classic rock bands boast an […]

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Retro Futura: A Journey Back to the 80s

Totally awesome would be the most appropriate description of the predominantly UK-centric version of the annual Retro Futura concert, the all-1980s package tour that celebrates the decade known for big hair, bold fashion, and bombastic music. The NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Long Island, NY, played host to the popular multi-act event on Friday, the […]