021011 Jerry Lee Lewis/Frankie Ford, Naples, FL

For some time I had planned February 10th, 2011 as the official end of the Rock & Roll Field Trip. After a pilgrimage that saw m’lady and I visit the homes of Son House and Mississippi John Hurt, the graves of Duane Allman, Elizabeth Reed, and all three tombstones attributed to Robert Johnson, at least three Music Hall’s of Fame…

020919 Kevin Breit, Ottawa, ON

After a stellar show the night before (following a less-than-stellar show the night before that) on February 9th, 2019 I committed to see Kevin Breit’s third and final show at the Ottawa Jazz Festival’s brief winter fest. The last-minute decision to attend the show was augmented by my promise to Kevin the night before that I would…

020411 The Bluebird Cafe, Nashville, TN

On February 4th, 2011 m’lady and I were just starting to dig into the America-crossing music-icon treasure hunt I had dubbed the Rock & Roll Field Trip. We had awoken in Louisville, Kentucky and spent the morning at the hallowed Muhammad Ali Museum before driving a bit further south to Nashville for the night…

020216 Bruce Springsteen, Toronto, ON

On February 2nd, 2016 I drove to Toronto to see the mighty Bruce Springsteen at the Air Canada Centre. It was a quick in-and-out mission utilizing a free hotel stay on points at a dingy EconoLodge downtown, but one thing I’ve learned is to never, ever miss a Bruce Springsteen concert…