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Remembering Woodstock On Its 50 Year Anniversary

50 years ago today, The Woodstock Festival took place in White Lake, NY.  It was an event that transformed the youth culture and established the Music Festival template that continues to this very day. 

Woodstock: The Event …

Rock Geography: Steve Paul's The Scene (New York city)

 

Located at 301 West 46th Street in New York City, The Scene, which opened its doors sometime in 1965, was indeed the most renowned rock club in the USA for a short span during the mid-sixties. This…

Rock & Roll Geography: Whisky A Go Go (Los Angeles, CA)

Today, on this latest edition of Rock & Roll Geography, we take a stroll down to California to check out The Whisky A Go Go, one of LA's most historic landmarks.  Still in business today, this venerable club is…

Rock & Roll Geography: My Father's Place (Roslyn, NY)

Several years ago, as part of an ongoing series of blog posts that were part of my Rock Geography series, I did a post on My Father's Place, one of Long Island’s most legendary live venues.  At that time, My…

Rock Geography: The Action House (Island Park, NY)

Many famous rock & roll clubs and concert halls 

have quietly vanished from the face of the earth. 

Why, it's almost as if they never existed.... 

but the stories about them live on.

By…