Category “Music”

18 December 2013

Finding Fats Domino

My first trip to New Orleans I had anticipated many things synonymous with the New Orlean culture. I planned my visit around an exceptional headlining lineup of this year’s Voodoo Fest or Voodoo Music + Arts Experience, featuring Pearl Jam, Nine Inch Nails and The Cure. Taking place over Halloween weekend in Crescent City, I [...]

26 October 2013

LA Stories: Dave Grohl is back on stage & Jeff Beck gets honored

Another typically busy night in Los Angeles had me doing a balancing an act between two important events. The first was in honour of Jeff Beck and Patrick Dempsey and held at the Petersen Automotive museum on Fairfax. The second event was an Autism benefit  at Boulevard 3 in Hollywood hosted by Michael Chiklis and Maria [...]

22 September 2013

Toronto Rocks out with Slash, Cummings & Hook

It’s been a busy week with guitarist Slash of Guns N Roses fame and frontman Burton Cummings from the classic rock outfit The Guess Who  in the city. Slash was in town to attend a premiere of his horror flick Nothing Left to Fear at the Yonge & Dundas theatres on Thursday night, while legendary Canadian rocker Cummings arrived to perform his sold out show [...]

4 July 2011

Soundgarden reunion photo kicks off 2011 tour in Toronto

After a 14 year hiatus (excluding last year’s Lollapallooza appearance) , Chris Cornell and Matt Cameron were able to bring bassist Ben Shepherd & guitarist Kim Thayil out of hiding (in Seattle) to reform one of the greatest rock bands of my generation; Soungarden. The last time I saw Soundgarden play live was at the [...]

24 June 2011

Jermaine Jackson salutes his brother Michael Jackson while in Toronto for the 2011 IIFA Awards

On the weekend that is the anniversary of Michael Jackson’s tragic passing, Michael’s brother Jermaine Jackson happens to be in Toronto this weekend paying tribute to his late brother at the 2011IIFA awards. When I learned of this “Bollywood” tribute with Jermaine in my hometown city (where I spend my summer) I made a point [...]

14 June 2011

Global News Story on the Business of Autographs Featuring The Signature Library

I’ve spent the better half of my life in pursuit of building one of the most unique and diverse Autograph collections. It’s been more than just a hobby, a passion, an obsession, and now its become my business. The Signature Library is more than just a website that sells “Signatures” or “Autographs”, its about the [...]