5 items by Sean Daly

  • Live Report: Cracker

    Live Report: Cracker | ARTICLE

    Cracker's David Lowery sauntered onstage Tuesday night equipped with a peculiar shit-eatin' grin and some extra crunch in his Tennessee-whiskey vocals. Not that the lead singer is usually a surly bastard, but there was obviously something special going on inside that...

    August 27, 1998 12:00 AM ET
  • Live Report: Alison Krauss and the Union Station

    Live Report: Alison Krauss and the Union Station | ARTICLE

    "So do you guys dig this or what?" Alison Krauss laughed, turning to gawk at the elaborate facade of a Spanish hacienda acting as a backdrop for tonight's show. "I feel like I'm in Evita or something." The gaudy set design...

    August 25, 1998 12:00 AM ET
  • Live Report: Janet Jackson

    Live Report: Janet Jackson | ARTICLE

    Vegas-style glam trumped musical substance Thursday night when Janet Jackson kicked off her Velvet Rope World Tour with a hellzapoppin' spectacle that featured enough over-the-top special effects to make Armageddon look like Driving Miss Daisy. Pacing the big...

    July 10, 1998 12:00 AM ET
  • Live Report: Tibetan Freedom Concert

    Live Report: Tibetan Freedom Concert | ARTICLE

    If the vibrant, nacho-devouring leaders of tomorrow are truly concerned about someday freeing Tibet from Chinese military oppression, they might be better off actually listening to the leaders of today instead of endlessly pelting one another with spring water bottles. Of course,...

    June 15, 1998 12:00 AM ET
  • Live Report: Garbage

    Live Report: Garbage | ARTICLE

    (Full disclosure: If at any point during last night's Garbage show firebomb redhead Shirley Manson would have leaned into the sold-out crowd, pointed at yours truly and ordered me to rob the nearest Nationsbank with just a banana and my...

    May 28, 1998 12:00 AM ET