By Glenn Woodell Skillet always draws an exuberant crowd and this show was no different as it was near-capacity at the NorVa this evening. Hard rockers, Adelita’s Way, who had been to the Hampton Roads area back in May, was back in front of some familiar faces as an opener. New to the area was the female-fronted Eva Under Fire – think Evanescence turned up … Continue reading Skillet with Adelita’s Way and Eva Under Fire at the NorVa in Norfolk, Virginia
by Glenn Woodell Styx is one of those bands that if you’ve seen them before you can see them all over again with the same excitement. The vocal harmonies, the keyboard runs and guitar solos, and the drums all bring back the same memories for those singing along, playing air guitar, or thumping out the beat. Throughout their 49 year history, they have had a … Continue reading Styx with Anthony Rosano and the Conqueroos at Chartway Arena in Norfolk, Virginia August 10, 2021
Diamante has embarked on her first headline tour called “Blue Balls Holiday Tour” and the first stop was at the Piggy Bank Eatery & Music Hall in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Two local bands, Cold Kingdom and Caster Volor, opened the show. Spinal Tap may have gone to eleven but the first band onto the stage, Caster Volor, went to twelve. I got of small clue … Continue reading Diamante “Blue Balls Holiday Tour” LIVE Photo & Concert Review!
Fans braved the bitter cold Friday in Cleveland to enjoy the awaited return of R&B singer Fantasia, who was in town in support of headlining 2019 Sketchbook tour and like-titled album. The temperature changed in the room when The Bonfyre took the stage. The sultry blonde and new comer to the industry was able to warm the crowd with her stellar vocals and easy listening … Continue reading Fantasia Performs Before Sold Out Cleveland Crowd EXCLUSIVE PHOTO GALLERY AND REVIEW!
After a five-year hiatus from touring, Avril Lavigne, has hit the road to support her newest release ‘Head Above Water.’ The State Theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota was packed and you could feel the energy bouncing off the walls even before the show started. Jagwar Twin was faced with the difficult task of opening the night in a theatre that was counting the seconds for Lavigne … Continue reading Avril Lavigne With Jagwar Twin LIVE Music Review and Photo Gallery
Article and photos by Glenn Woodell It’s not every show that you walk away being impressed with the opening band. But Red Sun Rising is a band to watch as they got things started for heavy hitters Shinedown and Godsmack. A relatively young band out of Akron, Ohio, with only two albums to their credit, they were a perfect match for the lineup and made … Continue reading Godsmack and Shinedown in Virginia Beach August 18, 2018
I’m a little partial to Kansas since this was my very first ever favorite band. I listened to them tirelessly up through their fifth album, Point of Know Return, when their music started to seem a little too popish for me. By then I was also heavy into Rush, Boston, and other competing bands. But I always loved the early Kansas so finally getting to … Continue reading Kansas at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts in Virginia Beach, Virginia on August 10, 2018
Cam has taken the country music scene by storm with her infectious smile, genuine sincerity and her blonde hair all done up in curls. “Burning House” is one of those hit songs that an artist could search an entire lifetime to find. This song took Cam to the top of the charts and is now the title of her first headlining tour. I personally didn’t … Continue reading Cam Brings Front Porch Intimacy to the Bluestone on “Burning House” Tour
Concert Review: TOOTHGRINDER With Song River Bone Crunching Progressive Metal Hits! TOOTHGRINDER on Tour! What does progressive metal sound like when its grinding, gritty, gnashing and gnarly? It sounds like the progressive metal band, TOOTHGRINDER, hailing out of Asbury Park, New Jersey and packing in a wallop of gargantuan prized results over and over again. Crunching the pachyderm sized sound and stage performances night after … Continue reading Bone Crunching Progressive Metal Hits! TOOTHGRINDER on Tour!
Justin Moore rolled into Louisville, KY on Friday, April 15, 2016. William Michael Morgan opened the show that people are still talking about. Justin is well known for his no-nonsense approach to country music, which is refreshing to those of us who are “true fans of the genre”. He stays true to himself and what the genre represents without resorting to “pleasing the labels and … Continue reading Justin Moore Plays 4th Street Live in Louisville