All posts filed under: Music

Turn It Up! 8 Movie/Music Favorites

8 of my favorite movies…partially because of the soundtrack. There are many-many more, but I’m confident you’ll recognize and love these! 1. Wayne’s World Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody 2. Dumb & Dumber Apache Indian – Boom Shack-A-Lack 3. Pretty in Pink Otis Redding – Tenderness 4. James Bond Adele – Skyfall 5. Flash Dance Michael Sembello – Maniac 6. O Brother, Where Art Thou? Soggy Bottom Boys- I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow 7.Saturday Night Fever Bee Gees – Stayin’ Alive 8. Across The Universe The Beatles – Come Together Your feedback supports the ongoing success of Adventure Culture! Please complete this quick survey. Advertisements

Concert Recap – Ringo Starr

Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band My dad recently gifted me with an accompanying ticket to Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band. Freaking Ringo!! My excitement about seeing one of the two living Beatles was followed by an overwhelming, “I’m not sure how to process this,” when I found out who completed this All-Starr roster. There were a lot of one-hit-wonders  & redundant hair bands  back in the hippie-dippie days, but stoking the obsession of every groovy girl & mustache wearin’ guy of the 60s, 70s & 80s were bands like Santana, Toto, Mr. Mister & Journey – all who humbly paid homage to Starr for inspiring a history of iconic sounds. Admittedly, I wasn’t sure what kind of stage presence to expect from the aged musicians – did you know Ringo is 74?!  To say I was blown away would be an understatement.  There is far too much to share about these musicians in one post. So, in sticking with the Turn It Up! theme of “exploring music with passion” I fully intend to pair …

Turn It Up!

Confession time: My blog-worthy material has been a bit sparse this month.  Sparse meaning, I was having trouble finding juicy material. I hate to be one who writes just to write. Sure, jotable thoughts come and go, but I try to avoid the fluff-zone. Breakthrough! A series dedicated to an infectious conversation topic; content inspired by my husband’s definition of ‘passion’ and an opportunity to squeeze the obsession out of a few loved ones. “Turn It Up!” Simply stated, this series will be a platform for the infectious topic of music!  Topics include: lyrics, albums, icons and newcomers, favored events and memories, genres, bands, composition, instruments, style, culture and history…you name it!  My husband explains that “passion” is the difference between really liking something and immersing yourself in it. The objective of Turn It Up! is to be immersed in the subject; exploring not only personal infatuations, but also building knowledge through ongoing research and experience. With perimeters defined by passion and obsession, i’ll be writing about personal joys and sharing interviews with my favorite fanatics. Preview – Turn It Up!  “Anyone can make …