The Perfect Musician? (Column #1)

Brent Look

I ran into an old friend at Starbucks yesterday. First we had a lot of catching to do, Then he told me that he had really been listening to my music lately and how he admired me immensely as a player, and asked me what my secret was for always playing at the top of my game? Internally I was laughing at the compliment.

I told him, "thank you so much for the compliment however, I never truly believe that I’m ever playing at the top of my game." 

This Kind of Thing Only Happens To Me (Stories From 20+ Years of Concert Going) - My Band Is Awesome! You'll See

me with Dave Williams (L) and Stevie Benton (R)

Let's step into a time machine, shall we? And travel 18 years into the past.

It's April 9, 2001. It's spring time in the Chicagoland area. It's a beautiful day, the sun is out, the temperature is pleasant, and my brother and I have tickets to a concert (Slaves on Dope) this evening. He's only 15 at the time, so he's still in high school, I wait around for the school day to end, then we'll jump in my Neon and hit the road, up to the Metro in Chicago, at the time THE place to be. 

Crossing Rubicon- Seeing Red (Album Review)

Album Artwork

From the day that I met Crossing Rubicon frontman Scott Wawrzyniak, I knew there was something special about him. This was a man who refused to let his dreams die and would work endlessly to achieve them. Instead of just talking about what he wanted to accomplish, he would work relentlessly to make sure that everything that he wanted would materialize into existence.

The King has arrived! Avatar - Madison, WI - 5/23/2019

Avatar performing at The Sylvee in Madison, WI on 5/23/2019

The King has arrived! Avatar made The Sylvee in Madison, Wisconsin Avatar Country on Thursday night. Avatar, hailing from Gothenburg, Sweden, released their seventh studio album in 2018 titled Avatar Country and is continuing their tour throughout the US in support of the record.

The Show Must Go On! Shinedown - Madison, WI - 5/21/2019

Shinedown to a sold out show at The Sylvee in Madison, WI on 5/21/2019

Tuesday night, Shinedown continued their ATTENTION ATTENTION Tour with a stop in Madison, WI at the gorgeous new venue in town, The Sylvee. The Sylvee, a venue with a maximum capacity of 2500, is the perfect place to see such a famous band perform. This show, which was also sponsored by the local rock radio station in Madison, 94.1 WJJO, sold out extremely fast.