All Stories Tagged 'music' (81)

No Music Boxes

   Three weeks ago, The Kingston Trio traveled through town between dates. They graciously agreed to stop for an interview. We set them up on our stage with the main curtain as a backdrop and…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on July 27, 2012 at 6:29am — No Comments

... Never a Vacation ...

   I wish I had been a better student.

   I attended Eisenhower College for my bachelor’s degree. Don’t bother looking for it. It no longer exists. Its syllabus…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on July 6, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

Chroma Fest begins tonight! 5-9pm

Our first annual Chroma Fest (celebrating 4 years in business) begins tonight with an art show/open studios event at our Central location (1606 Central Ave SE suite 201). 5 – 9pm we open the doors at our artist studios, several of the resident artists will be there to share their studios and work. We also have a handful of artists that previously showed their work with us at Chroma Gallery. Refreshments and a good time will be had by all! :)

Tomorrow is the Music portion of…

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Added by Chroma Studios on May 4, 2012 at 10:36am — No Comments

Gotta Love It

   I watched a video yesterday of Steve Jobs telling the 2005 graduating class at Stanford, “You’ve got to find what you love. ... Your time is limited, so don't waste it…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on March 30, 2012 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

A Prince of Serendip

         Some mornings it’s tough to know what business I’m in.

     I work in a basement office. I process numbers, edit words, answer phone calls, attend meetings, monitor budgets. How different is that from any other office job?…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on January 27, 2012 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Fame

     “I'm gonna live forever, I'm gonna learn how to fly high.”

     People who perform for a living do it for the glory, right? They just want to be…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on January 6, 2012 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

A Holiday Tradition

     If two performers meet on Christmas Day — or New Year’s Eve or Thanksgiving — one will certainly ask “Where’s your show tonight?” People in show biz work a lot of holidays.…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on December 23, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

Joy to Our World

     When I first watched the video of Alice Tan Ridley singing on America’s Got Talent, I had the same reaction as the judges: surprise, awe and a shiver of joy. When I…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on December 9, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments

Can Do

    Last week, I had to find a kid’s choir for the upcoming David Benoit show, A Charlie Brown…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on December 2, 2011 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Making a Spectacle

Spectacles most often are built on numbers: numbers of people, numbers of decibels, numbers of lumens. Whenever you can say “biggest” about your event, you have a spectacle. (Think about the ongoing Albuquerque International Balloon…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on October 7, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments

A Contrary Trend?

In ancient Greece, theaters were only active twice a year. The elders considered drama powerful enough that it was rationed to the public so as not to cause too much emotional distress for citizens.

In Shakespeare’s day, there were only a handful of theater companies, so…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on September 30, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

Keys to the Baroque: An Interview with ABQ Harpsichordist Daniel Jencka

Note: Daniel Jencka is performing this Thursday evening at "Live at ATeaCo"

 

 

Photos: Daniel…

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Added by Birdie Jaworski on September 11, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments

Musical Reflections

This Sunday, as you are probably already aware, marks the 10th anniversary of the attack against our nation that resulted in nearly 3,000 deaths in New York, NY,…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on September 9, 2011 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

I Pods

Our musical tastes segment us. Our radio stations play specified lines of music. Pandora finds songs for you similar to those you already like. SiriusXM, among its more than 180 channels, offers pop…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on July 1, 2011 at 6:58am — No Comments

A Little Local Music Pride





In a perfect world, I'd write a post about a different local band here every week. I've had an active interest in the Albuquerque local music scene since the first week of August, 1993, when I became a resident of the Duke City. Actually, I think the first live music show I remember going to here was not a local act, but John Waite, at the Sunshine Theatre, in the Fall of '93.…



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Added by Masshole in Fringecrest on November 17, 2010 at 9:00am — 16 Comments

¡Globalquerque! Review

Had the pleasure of winning a couple tickets to go see ¡Globalquerque! on Friday night, September 17th and I realized that I've been remiss in not writing a review here on it! So here goes...



If you haven't been to it ever before, it takes place at the National Hispanic Cultural Center on 4th and Avenida César Chávez. I definitely recommend showing up a bit early as parking is limited on site. The shows start at about 6pm and end after 11. If you haven't been to the Hispanic Cultural… Continue

Added by cnorborg on October 5, 2010 at 3:35pm — 4 Comments

Richard Thompson at the ABQ Museum- Fabbity, fab, fab

Thanks to DCF and AMP concerts for this lovely evening. I will admit that my initial reason for wanting to go was because of Mr. Mombat. He has been teaching himself guitar for several years and I have gotten to hear increasingly better versions "52 Vincent Black Lighting".



I had not been to anything at the Museum since the amphitheater was re-modled. It is a wonderful venue. We got there just as… Continue

Added by mombat on August 16, 2010 at 10:30pm — 5 Comments

Trace Adkins

Are you kickn' on your couch with a bowl o'chips watching you favorite re-runs of Seinfeld wishing you could be listening to some good music? Well *POOF* your wish has been granted. On August 12th Trace Adkins will be preforming at the Hard Rock Casino in Albuquerque New Mexico. So come on down, bring your friends and your dancing shoes...excuse me..."boots"... and join us for an all around great time!







Hard Rock Casino

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Added by Casey Watson on August 12, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments

a bucket full of horny toads and a bluebird in my heart

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Friday after work, when I logged into DCF, I saw the posting for tickets by Miss Scott. I clicked on to it, and looked around the virtual space, surprised no one had yet replied to the post. I mean, when DCF offers tickets, there's usually a rush of cyber feet to be the first there.



I read the post about the concert by… Continue

Added by Granjero on August 1, 2010 at 3:00pm — 8 Comments

Rock band Neon Trees appearing in Albuquerque 8/2



Meet the band Neon Trees on August 2nd at 5pm at the Coronado Center Hot Topic at 6600 Menaul Blvd. The band, who broke into the music limelight this summer with the hit song "Animal", will be signing copies of their album Habits.



You can hear their hit single "Animal" and more on their Myspace



For more info on the August 2nd event,… Continue

Added by Bridget Ferris on July 30, 2010 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments

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