Concert Reviews


Sloss Fest Reigns In Dirty South

The Sloss Music and Arts Festival returned for its second year in Birmingham, Alabama, with headlining performances by Ryan Adams, Ray LaMontagne, the Flaming Lips and Death Cab For Cutie, along with an equally impressive undercard featuring Steve Gunn,...

Paul Simon
 at the Hollywood Bowl,
 June 1, 2016

Miracles and wonders abounded, in the remarkable fluency and passion of his massive band – so large Simon looked like a man in the midst of a small but thriving musical village – and in the remarkable range of his material.

The Paul Zollo Blog: John Prine and Jason Isbell at The Greek Theater in Los Angeles

Los Angeles, May 13, 2016 A John Prine concert is always a homecoming of sorts, and a happy one, a touching of a touchstone of truth and humor, and the reminder of the perpetual power of a great song. In...

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Story Behind The Song: Merle Haggard, “Mama Tried”

As told to PAUL ZOLLO MERLE HAGGARD: I remember writing the first line –...

50th Anniversary of Simon & Garfunkel’s `Bridge Over Troubled Water.’

January 26 marks the 50th Anniversary of Simon & Garfunkel's iconic masterpiece, Bridge Over Troubled Water. Legacy Recordings celebrates with Simon & Garfunkel - Live...