Showing posts from March 28, 2016

Them Guns - Navarone Garibaldi and Proud Mama Priscilla Presley talk music

Proud Mama, Priscilla Presley and her son Navarone Garibaldi talked to a photog about his band   THEM GUNS leaving a gig earlier this month.   Here's a few things we learned from the interview:   Priscilla Presley bought him his first guitar at the age of 8. hmmmm...Sound familiar?   Navarone confesses to putting it down for a few years. Picking it back up at age 12 or 13. And started writing songs immediately! He is inspired by Nine Inch Nails, Chemical Brothers , and everything from 60's on . He'd love to collaborate with Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails . His goals? To play to as many people as possible and to get our music heard as far around the world as we can! Towards the end, The photog askes Priscilla who is the bigger showman, Elvis or Trump ? Priscilla Presley , THE Classiest, most graceful celebrity handled this perfectly!   Navarone reminds me of a young Shane MacGowan of The Pogues . Navarone and his band, THEM GUNS are sup

Billy Joel @ Fedex Forum, Memphis, TN. (Video)

On Friday night, Joel took the stage of FedExForum — playing his first local gig since 2001 — and the audience could not have been more emphatic or adoring, as the he sang, played and charmed his way through a two-hour-plus, 27-song concert. The show had the added distinction of breaking the Forum's attendance record, previously held by Bon Jovi. Joel — clad in a dark suit and sitting at a piano that rotated throughout the night — led an energetic nine-piece band through a set that was heavy on hits, but which also dug into the lesser-known corners of his catalog, and included a number of Memphis-centric digressions. "Here I was playing in Memphis, in Elvis' hometown," continued Joel, reminiscing, as he played a snatch of the King's "Suspicious Minds," while donning pair of gold Elvis sunglasses and sideburns. Joel would work up several other Presley numbers in part or full, including "Don't Be Cruel" and "Jailhouse Rock.&