MI Spy

Woodstock Revisited

It's been 50 years since Woodstock! MI Spy heads to the region to see if the service is groovy.

Meet Me in St. Louis

The Gateway Arch, the Cardinals, Michael McDonald, Nelly, Chick Berry, Miles Davis and MI Spy? OK, MI Spy has a long way to go...

Rhode Island Retail

MI Spy has friends who even know little of my secret identity. Some of them are old pals of mine who have scant knowledge of my sleuthing in the music world, ev...

Being Charmed in Charm City

MI Spy goes to Washington, D.C., a lot, but Baltimore, although visited a few times in the past, often gets overlooked due to its proximity to our nation’s capi...

Searching for a Guitar in the Arch City

If you want a charming Midwestern city that’s a state capital with a rich college sports history, as well as its own NHL franchise, Columbus, Ohio, situated abo...

Music City Mania

Ah, the NAMM issue of the Music & Sound Retailer. Is there anything better? Attending the event gets me as giddy as entering my favorite candy store, and re...

Seeking Gems in the Emerald City

I’ve traveled to a good mix of locations this year, visiting San Francisco, San Diego and Albuquerque in the west, Austin, Minneapolis and Dallas in the Midwest...