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My Top Ten Shows of 2015!

I saw 224 shows in 2015. Yes, I know, that sounds like an insane number considering I have a day job that is completely unrelated to music. How would I choose my top ten, with another fifteen as runners-up? All the shows except one were at least very good, and I thought that narrowing the list would not be easy.

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It turned out not to be difficult at all. The top ten (or eleven as you will read below) were clear to me, as were the runners-up.

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Three Powerhouse Guitarists Amazed At The Narrows

I was a very lucky person to be able to see the first of the David Bromberg, Larry Campbell, and David Hidalgo shows which was held at The Narrows Center for the Arts recently.

David Bromberg, Larry Campbell, David Hidalgo (l to r)

David Bromberg, Larry Campbell, David Hidalgo (l to r)

I apologize that my photos are not as good as usual; there were a lot of mics on stage that proved tough to shoot around.

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Where The Heck Are We???

That was something Cesar Rosas of Los Lobos said repeatedly last weekend at Bull Run Restaurant in Shirley, Massachusetts!

Cesar Rosas

Cesar Rosas

Admittedly, Bull Run is a bit off the beaten path… The venue, though, is first-class and is able to attract such musicians as Los Lobos because of that.

David Hidalgo

David Hidalgo

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