Thar She Blows! Whales in Massachusetts

Nantucket the island off the coast of Cape Cod in Massachusetts was from the 1700’s to the mid 1800’s the whaling capital of the USA (and the subject of one or two dirty limericks!). It met a sharp decline after this as the whaling industry itself was in the decline (natural resources were being discovered elsewhere)…

An Aussie Nomad’s quest to reach all 50 States

Ok, so I am way behind in writing about my current travels but given my recent posts are about very diverse geographical locations you might have guessed I have been on the move quite a bit of late! In September 2012 I decided to leave Seattle, Washington and return to Australia for a while (via some travels in…

The Cult – Electrifying Boston

For my third and final Boston gig this week I got to experience a moody Ian Astbury (he eventually cracked a smile and told the crowd to stop it when we all started chanted “Ian, Ian, Ian…“) and a group of lean mean guitar players backed by some serious drumming. Welcome to The Cult –…

Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo – All Fired Up in Boston!

Concert number 2 for me this week in Boston. Following Adam Ant on Monday night what could be better than seeing a midweek show with one of the long reigning “Queens of Rock“, Pat Benatar? She still rocks too (as does her husband Neil Giraldo on guitar and piano)! The venue was the House of Blues and what…

Adam Ant – Blue Black Hussar Tour 2013

I was sitting there last night wondering where Adam Ant was currently touring in the US (as you do!) and discovered he was playing in 15 minutes just around the corner from me in Boston at the Royale! I quickly raced around there, got a ticket and I was not disappointed. I have only one thing to…