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A drawing of singer Mac McCaughan @macmerge during a solo performance a few years ago. I’ve seen this guy a million times, this was the closest ever. I could have grabbed his guitar without moving more than a foot or two. Greg Betza ©2019

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J Mascis

Another weekend, another show, another of my favorites. This time, J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr. Simply put, J is one of the most prolific songwriters and virtuoso guitarists of his generation. Last night it was just him and a guitar as he performed songs from his 30 year career at the Bowery Ballroom in New […]

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Bob Mould

Had the chance to see Bob Mould the other night at the Bowery Ballroom in New York City. Bob has been around forever it seems and is somewhat of a living legend. First, as the singer of the influential band Hüsker Dü, and then with his second band Sugar, Bob has been making music for […]

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25 Years

Since the band Dinosaur Jr released their amazing album “You’re Living All Over Me“. Two weeks ago they played a concert at Terminal 5 in New York City to celebrate. It was an amazing show with special guests including Frank Black, Kim Gordon and Johnny Marr. I will post more drawings from the night on […]

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Crooked Fingers

is the name of a great band that I went to see late last Saturday night at the Mercury Lounge in New York City. I don’t know where their name comes from officially, but before “Crooked Fingers”, I followed lead singer Eric Bachmann as front man of the Archers of Loaf, and I was always […]

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Live in NYC

Here is a drawing I made a few years ago in the west village of NYC. The place was called the Baggot Inn. One night a week they invited folk musicians, both amateur and professional, to come and play together. Watching very different people, many of which did not seem to know each other, collaborate […]

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