Photo by Cynthia Lynn Photography

Photo by Cynthia Lynn Photography

Feeling a little bit out of it?  Are you listening to the same James Taylor and Eagles Pandora Radio station over and over?  Want to know what’s HOT on the music scene right now? I do… but, really…who’s got the time?

We feel it is our job at betterafter50 to keep you informed and hip…so we are proud to introduce you to, a boutique music website that offers curated playlist of all types– done for you and ready to play– so that adults (and especially busy baby boomers) can keep up with new music!

Val’s mission is simple:  she wants to get the best new music to an audience who doesn’t have time to find it on their own. You.

Holiday Playlist — Rock Out Tunes

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Check out the playlists above– we love them and think you will too!

We hope to bring you more music from Val on a regular basis on betterafter50, but Visit their website for a weekly playlist or download their mobile app (ValslistRadio) for playlists to go….it feels good to be in the know!



Val is founder/CEO of (launched 7 years ago.) She writes the music column for Make It Better magazine, authored a weekly music match series for the New York Times, has a personal blog mini music note, and is a regular guest on the morning television show “You & Me This Morning” (WCIU “The U”)

Her business has branched out in myriad directions, Val interviews bands, does press at music festivals, started a music club for adults, hosts house concerts in her home, took 30 adults to Lollapalooza, and recently launched a mobile app ValslistRadio (Valslist playlists for your phone). Val has been vetted by Oprah, Katie Couric, WGN, FOX, Chicago Sun-Times, WNYC public radio, NYT, NS Magazine, and music industry moguls, Bob Lefsetz, Norm Winer of WXRT, Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour, and more.  For more about Val, visit these websites:


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