Tag Archives: Pink Floyd

Wish You Were Here with Floyd Nation

Words by Carmen Macri and Ambar Ramirez    “We don’t hold ourselves out to be these rock stars we’re not. We’re just people. We’re just people that just happen to be able to play Pink Floyd really well.” – John Conrath, Floyd Nation   It’s unfortunate, really, that our generation did not have the luxury of living through the Pink Floyd era. That doesn’t mean we don’t listen to them; we just weren’t physically there. From 1965 to 1994 Pink Floyd, ruled radio stations and arenas across the globe with their psychedelic space-rock and blues-based progressive rock. As we mentioned, …

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Susan Boyle – From Anonymous to Awesome

Event: Susan Boyle Venue: Times Union Center’s Moran Theatre Date: Nov. 6 at 7:30pm Tickets: $42.50 – $129 Contact: www.artistseriesjax.org *************** It was the reality television performance seen literally around the world. The moment  walked onto the  stage, the shy, awkward Scottish songstress took her first wobbly steps into super stardom. Boyle’s performance of “I Dreamed a Dream” from  would be viewed some 650 million times, earning the distinction of the most watched clip in 2009. “I wanted to prove to myself that I could do it. I had done auditions before and I quite enjoyed doing them so I …

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