IRISH ROCK’S RICH TAPESTRY CELEBRATED IN ALL-STAR REVUE

April 24, 2016   By http://Larry%20Jaffee 7838 views 5 Comments

  By Larry Jaffee   – New York City’s Irish-American musical community celebrated Saint Patrick’s Day on March 19 for the 18th Annual All-Star Irish Rock Revue at a packed Highline Ballroom. Conceived and curated by London transplant Joe Hurley, the Revue offered non-stop three hours plus of faithful renditions from the best of the rich

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JOAN BAEZ STAYS “FOREVER YOUNG” – A 75TH BIRTHDAY CONCERT FIT FOR THE ” FOLK QUEEN ACTIVIST”

February 6, 2016   By http://Maureen%20Daye%20Pietoso 21719 views 17 Comments

By Maureen Daye Pietoso & Franco Pietoso On January 27th, an enthused sold-out audience at New York’s Beacon Theater broke into an impromptu chorus of Happy Birthday to the most radiant matriarch of the folk world- Joan Baez. The concert was held to celebrate Baez’ 75th birthday, and she defied her years by oozing vitality

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IMAGINE: JOHN LENNON’S 75th BIRTHDAY CONCERT

December 10, 2015   By http://Maureen%20Daye%20Pietoso 12857 views 13 Comments

STARRING: STEVEN TYLER, WILLIE NELSON, SHERYL CROW, JOHN FOGERTY, TOM MORELLO, KRIS KRISTOFFERSON, ERIC CHURCH, ALOE BLACC & MANY OTHERS   YOKO ONO MAKES A SURPRISE APPEARANCE by MAUREEN DAYE PIETOSO New York City- My husband Franco Pietoso and I had a feeling, a feeling deep inside that we were in for a spectacular evening,

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THE FAB FAUX: THE BEATLES- ALL TOGETHER & THE SOLO YEARS

November 23, 2015   By http://Maureen%20Daye%20Pietoso 1736 views 5 Comments

 We joined our friends to see the Fab Faux show of a lifetime at The State Theater in New Brunswick on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 8 pm. The program was a rare combination of The Beatles- All Together and Solo Years.  The Hogshead Horns and the Crème Tangerine Strings, along with Erin Hill and

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PREVIEW SCREENING OF SPRINGSTEEN “THE RIVER” DOCUMENTARY

November 18, 2015   By http://Franco%20Pietoso 2566 views Leave a comment

  Maureen and I were very lucky to have front row center seats for the premiere showing of “The Ties that Bind: The River Collection”, a documentary on the events surrounding the making of Bruce Springsteen’s “The River” album.  The event was hosted by The Friends of the Bruce Springsteen Special Collection, along with Monmouth

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