The Magic Mirror of Winterland

The Magic Mirror of Winterland

Winterland, or the Winterland Ballroom as it was sometimes known, was built as a million-dollar ice rink in 1928 at the corner of Post and Steiner in San Francisco. Bill Graham used it for concerts that were too big for the Fillmore from 1966 to 1971, then permanently...
Same Security Guy at Every Kihncert Show

Same Security Guy at Every Kihncert Show

When I drove up to the performer’s gate at the Shoreline Amphitheater on Saturday night for the Kihncert, I saw the same security guy guarding the gate.  I stopped to chat with him and he told me that he’d been working there for twenty years!  This guy had...

The Day After the Kihncert

It’s Sunday morning, I just got up after a nine hours of log-like slumber and I feel great!  This year’s Kihncert was one of the best ever and my band played particularly well.  I don’t know what it was- a fresh set list, a new keyboard player (Chris...

“Greg