It was 25 years ago today(ish) that Ringo formed a band to play.
For most bands, a standing ovation comes after a stellar performance. However, if that band is Crosby, Stills and Nash, the first standing ovation comes, already earned, before a note has been played -- and such ovations reappear throughout the concert.
Make no mistake, the Fabulous Fox is St. Louis' most beautiful venue. With a rotunda ceiling, filagreed walls and hundreds of cherubic busts hanging from the eaves, any band can seem grand.
NTC Productions®, the Nebraska Theatre Caravan, is currently touring the country (their 33rd touring year) with the classic Christmas season production, A Christmas Carol. Originally a novella by Charles Dickens (first published in 1843), this musical adaption was written by Charles Jones, former NTC Executive Director. They recently stopped for a four-show run at the Fox Theatre, featuring a large cast and modest, yet very effective, set.
Michael Franti has been a working musician since 1987, touring steadily and putting out seven albums with his long-time band, Spearhead, as well as his own solo material.