Bands and musicians

Bios and stories about the artists we feature

FTV: The Eagles Abide

      It is 2019.  Jeff Bridges tours between acting gigs with his band The Abiders.  The name, of course, was lifted from his character’s oft quoted line in his 1997 movie The Big Lebowski, “The Dude abides” (‘The Dude’ being his self-bestowed handle in the movie).  From what I have seen and heard, Bridges’ work […]

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FTV: Queen

    Looking back over the past fifty years of rock music, a lot of great bands have come and gone.  A few of them became gigantically successful and, amazingly, some are still out there rocking. Back when The Who sang, “I hope I die before I get old”,  odds are that none of the bands populating […]

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FTV: Better Call Saul

      No, I am not talking about the TV show Better Call Saul.  I am talking about Saul Hudson.  Don’t ask me why, but I have always been fascinated with the real names of actors and musicians who are better known by their stage names.  Take Peter Horlebeeke, the singing drummer for one of Michigan’s […]

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