This Iron Maiden cover will make you want to ride into battle or run on water.
They say Adele is hard to sing. Especially this song, but I think this band is spot on. Agree? Continue reading
Here’s the final installment of CCL’s Crack the Sky Christmas Series. Dare we say this is the most popular song by this eccentric bunch of musicians. Happy New Year. If you missed the previous installments here they are below, and don’t forget to check out the new Live Music Guide.
don’t forget to press the HD button!
Its cold outside right now but it was crazy hot last September when Crack the Sky played this really “cool” tune. Continue reading
Here is installment #2 in our Crack the Sky Christmas series. You probably haven’t heard this one in ages. Continue reading
Installment no.1 of Crack the Sky Christmas video series.
Here is the Wikipedia summary of Crack the Sky; “an American progressive rock band formed in Weirton, West Virginia in the early 1970s. . . Rolling Stone Record Guide compared them to Steely Dan; their first three albums charted on the Billboard 200. The band has never achieved great success outside the Baltimore area; despite this, they continue to release albums and perform to a small but devoted fan base to this day. Here’s something for all of you scarce, but devoted fans . . .
It begins with a single wooden chair. Swirling in the air. Up and down, sideways, spinning swinging to and fro, bouncing about as the alternating grip of one giddy man’s hands make for a bizarre man-chair tango on the dance floor of Stables. (scroll down for photos and video)
This middle-aged, jovial patron despite his antics on the dance floor, was just as sane and (relatively) sober as most of the crowd last Saturday night. He, like everyone on there had just paid at least $15 to see a Baltimore music legend; Cary Ziegler and his band Expensive Hobby (CZEH)- and the show was just five minutes away. Continue reading
Here’s What You Missed . . .
Driving onto the farm for the annual Toops Troops pig roast was no easy task. The ground was rain soaked and even suv’s where getting stuck in the mud. By the early afternoon, volunteers were separating the rear wheel and front wheel drive vehicles for different parking areas, but this would prove useless in the end.
The mud would definitely be the headliner this year for Toops. If you didn’t go this year, you might be thinking “thank goodness I stayed home, it was a muddy mess.” You would be wrong. Continue reading
If you are the one person in Carroll County who has never heard of “Toops’” Troops annual pig roast / all day live music fest, you probably need to get out more. This all-day music extravaganza is the most difficult local event to find tickets for. Demand has outpaced the supply of tickets for this mini-Woodstock for years. Lucky attendees get free food and live music and entertainment all day and into the night, it’s the place to be.
But who is behind this great party? Continue reading
Here’s What You Missed . . .
Half Serious and company drove the Rafael’s deck party crowd wild last Sunday afternoon with three sets of “take your shirt off and dance your heart out” rock n’ roll. Some people literally did just that. Continue reading