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Henry Diltz , Photography, Rock & Roll and the Morrison Hotel Gallery!

Henry Diltz is an extraordinary rock n roll photographer unlike any other. A founding member of the Modern Folk Quartet, Diltz is as much at home as a musician on tour, as he is a visual historian of the last four decades of popular music. The rapport he’s developed with his musician friends, along with his down-to-earth-grin and frequent laugh, enables him to capture the candid shots that convey a rare feeling of trust and intimacy with his subjects For Diltz, the pictures began with a $20...


Genya Ravan , New Music ICON!

Few performers in the music industry today can claim the longevity and respect earned by Genya Ravan. Always a pioneer, Genya formed Goldie and the Gingerbreads in the early sixties, touring behind a string of European hits with the Stones, Kinks, Yardbirds and Hollies as the first All Female Rock and Roll band. Later she resurfaced back in the US as the powerful voice of Ten Wheel Drive, one of the original horn jazz-fusion bands. In the seventies she expanded her repertoire becoming the...


Mike Greenblatt 50th Anniversary: Back to Yasgur’s Farm

The year was 1969. Richard Nixon was in the White House. Neil Armstrong was on the Moon. And revolution was in the air. In that backdrop, 500,000 young people gathered on a mid-August weekend in upstate New York for the promise of three days of peace and music. What they experienced at the Woodstock Music and Art Fair was something far greater. Mike Greenblatt knows. He was there! Celebrating “the greatest peaceful event in history,” Woodstock 50th Anniversary: Back to Yasgur’s Farm (Krause...


Opium Moon , 2019 Grammy Award Winner

Join us as we have 2019 Grammy Award Winners Opium Moon Opium Moon is Kama Sutra music...a sensual and groovy collaboration of master musicians LiliHaydn on Violin/Voice, Hamid Saeidi on Santoor (Persian hammered dulcimer) and voice, MB Gordy on ancient percussion, and Itai Disraeli on fretless bass. We come from the corners of the world—Israel, Iran, and the US—-making peace through harmony. Opium Moon’s name was inspired by a poem by the great Sufi poet Hafiz, in which he says: The bird’s...


Robert Gordon Rock & Roll , Rockabilly and the Silver Screen.

Robert Gordon is an American musician and actor, best known as a neo-rockabillysinger. Robert Gordon grew up in Bethesda, Maryland. At the age of nine, he was greatly inspired by the Elvis Presleysong "Heartbreak Hotel" playing on radio and decided to pursue a career as a Rock & Roll musician at that young age. His influences included Gene Vincent, Jack Scott, Billy Lee Riley, Eddie Cochran and other notable rock 'n roll music artists of the period. He made his recording debut at age 17 in...


Monte A. Melnick ,On The Road with the Ramones: Bonus Edition

Over the remarkable twenty-two-year career of the Ramones the seminal punk rock band Monte A. Melnick saw it all. Monte was with the band from the very early CBGB dates to the final show in 1996, over 2,200 shows, working his way up to be their Tour Manager. Monte is the author of ‘ON THE ROAD with the RAMONES’ now out in a special BONUS EDITION on Amazon. The Ramones are Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famers, Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award Winners, MTV Lifetime Achievement Award winners, Long...


Ron Alexenburg, Music, Memoirs and living life !

Ron Alexenburg , One of the most iconic people in the Recording Industry who has seen & worked with the Best then and now artists and still continues to bring to life his funny,charismatic personality in his life today! Ron is currently working on Memoirs,Documentaries and so much more! Most of the Moments are things you had to be there for and what better way to experience them than to hear them straight from Ron himself . This is going to be an all out memorable experience that will be one...


Ariel Kavoussi, award-winning artist, writer, producer filmmaker, actor

Ariel Kavoussi is an award-winning artist, writer, producer, filmmaker, actor, and curator of film & video works based in New York City. Her work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art's Documentary Fortnight, Dia: Chelsea, Louis B. James, Anthology Film Archives, the Williams College Museum of Art, Woodstock Film Festival, Loft Film Festival, Maryland Film Festival, Lighthouse International Film Festival, and elsewhere. Her most recent short film, THE POET AND THE PROFESSOR, is a...


Jonathan Hiam ,Curator of Music & Recorded Sound.

Jonathan Hiam serves as Curator of Music & Recorded Sound at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. He is a specialist in American music, with a particular emphasis on the music and sounds of the Twentieth-Century. He has curated several notable exhibitions in New York, including Toscanini: Preserving a Legacy in Sound (2018), Celebrating Lou Reed (2018), and Do What I Want: Selections from the Arthur Russell Papers (2017). Recent research has focused on the recording industry,...


Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die: The Museum of Arts and Design

Join us as we talk to Chris Scoates , Director of The Museum of Arts and Design and Andrew Krivine curator,Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die: Punk Graphics, 1976-1986, based almost entirely on Andrew’s collection. The exhibition will tour through the end of 2021 and is currently being presented by the Museum of Arts and Design in New York City through Aug. 18, 2019 The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) will present Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die: Punk Graphics, 1976–1986, an exhibition...


Bob Gruen,illuminating histories of rock youth culture with his iconic images.

Bob Gruen is one of the most well-known and respected photographers in rock and roll. From John Lennon to Johnny Rotten; Muddy Waters to the Rolling Stones; Elvis to Madonna; Bob Dylan to Bob Marley; Tina Turner to Debbie Harry, he has captured the music scene for over forty years in photographs that have gained worldwide recognition. Shortly after John Lennon moved to New York in 1971, Bob became John and Yoko’s personal photographer and friend, making photos of their working life as well...


Rob The Record Guy...

Rob Gillis has been known just as “Rob The Record Guy” in Chicago for over three decades. He grew up in Tarrytown, New York, and first started hitting the great record stores of Greenwich Village in the late 1960’s. He was in college radio in Missouri and Illinois and became general manager of Triad Radio & Magazine in Chicago. He then worked for the Dharma Records label, the Dog Ear Records retail chain, was an editor and writer, and then began a long run at the 2nd Hand Tunes used records...


Tomiko Dixon, Keeping the Blues Alive for late grandfather Willie Dixon.

Tomiko Dixon, grand daughter of blues legend Willie Dixon best known for his major contributions to the music world is keeping the Blues alive! Tomiko in her own right is a Philanthropist, Singer & Songwriter taking the music industry by storm. Her mission is to keep the blues music genre alive. Tomiko is the youngest person ever inducted into Chicago’s Blues Hall of Fame. Tomiko Dixon demonstrates that her grandfather's musical legacy is in safe hands. This powerhouse of a blues woman,...


18 UPPERCUT- New music and so much more!

K18 UPPERCUT is a directorial and design collective created in 2018 by Morris Lee and Pete Gibson, spanning both Eastern and Western hemispheres. It started with a desire to collaborate with musicians and visual artists, whom they love and respect. The ever-evolving line up shares a collective passion in bringing new experiences through music, visuals, and other forms of creative expression.18 UPPERCUT reaction to our dream of being a rap super group where we could party on yachts with...



About AWKWARD i AWKWARD i is the more song-oriented pseudonym of Dutch musician and composer Djurre de Haan. De Haan has released three full-length albums as AWKWARD i. I Really Should Whisper was an intricate but lo-fi affair, sophomore album Everything On Wheels applied a more ornate, studio-oriented approach. His third upcoming album KYD reconciles the two methods to a degree, engaging the listener with his distinct self-effacing sense of humor, offbeat-but-poignant reflections and a...



Palmyra Delran is inciting espionage. “Come Spy With Me is an invitation to come for the ride and listen to the record with me,” says the trash-pop maven of her new album on Steven Van Zandt’s Wicked Cool Records, out November 9. “Plus, spying is all the rage these days. I know there’s a movie from 1967 with the same title as my album, but I haven’t seen it.” Spy builds on Palmyra’s growing notoriety within the Garage Rock universe, which has seen many of her tracks named “Coolest Song In...


Boy Howdy! The Story of Creem Magazine!

Scott Crawford has spent much of his life devoted to documenting independent culture. He launched Harp Magazine in 2001 and served as its Editor-in-Chief for over 7 years. His 2015 debut feature-length documentary, Salad Days: A Decade of Punk in Washington, DC" was critically-acclaimed, receiving accolades from the NY Times, The Washington Post,Variety, Hollywood Reporter, Billboard, Rolling Stone, MTV, and many more. Crawford’s first book, entitled "Spoke" (Akashic Publishing), was...


David Burnett’s Making A Night Stalker,Rare Insight into The Elite 160th SOAR

More Join Red Velvet Media as we talk to David Burnett about his new book “Making A Nightstalker”David Burnett’s Making A Night Stalker,Rare Insight into The Elite 160th SOAR NIGHTSTALKERS. David Burnett takes readers into a unique world of the 160th Special Operations Aviation regiment. His journey starts in a conventional Army unit where he doesn’t feel fulfilled in his duties and obligations. This lack of responsibility drives David to pursue the dream of...


Birdland, The Jazz Corner of the World: An Illustrated Tribute, 1949–1965

Birdland, The Jazz Corner of the World: An Illustrated Tribute, 1949–1965 by Leo.T. Sullivan Leo T. Sullivan lives in Toronto, Canada and has been working professionally for over forty years as a saxophonist, flutist, composer, and webmaster, playing on many CDs with various artists over the years. Leo has played with The Manhattan Transfer, Johnny Mathis, Rosemary Clooney, The Temptations, Toni Tennile, Charo, Don Rickles, Bob Newhart, The Osmond Brothers, just to name a few. In recent...



Passion drives music…the deeper the passion, the larger the ripple effect. Rock and Roll Hall Of Famer Ricky Byrd founder of the non-profit Clean Getaway has released Clean Getaway (Recovery Troubadour Records), a collection of 12 songs evoking the intricacies and emotions behind addiction and recovery. The album is available via CD Baby, iTunes, Amazon, and all other online stores, with a portion of the sales going to the Clean Getaway .Ricky Byrd has devoted himself to spreading the...