Angel Vivaldi and Nita Strauss in Richmond, Virginia, The Canal Club, December 20, 2018

Shooting at a new venue can be exciting. Not so when you have to stand in the rain for 45 minutes. Once inside however, we were treated to a block of no less than five bands for the evening. Local band, Emperial March, got the night started with their set of hard driving metallic rock. Getting a good spot on the front rail proved to … Continue reading Angel Vivaldi and Nita Strauss in Richmond, Virginia, The Canal Club, December 20, 2018

Halestorm with New Year’s Day and In This Moment at the Ted Constant Convocation Center in Norfolk, Virginia on November 16, 2018

Photos and article by Glenn Woodell If you came out expecting very little light on the stage, and much of it red, and lots of F-bombs, then you came to the right show. It seems that hard rock and metal these days dictate that the stages shall be dimly lit in red, making it ever so difficult for the photographers, even with the latest gear, … Continue reading Halestorm with New Year’s Day and In This Moment at the Ted Constant Convocation Center in Norfolk, Virginia on November 16, 2018

Whiskey Myers to Perform at Manchester Music Hall 11/16

Whiskey Myers is performing in Lexington Kentucky November 16th 7pm at Manchester Music Hall! Texas born, Whiskey Myers is creating ground breaking music that resonates with the listeners in ways that Garth Brooks shook country music in the 90’s. This gritty southern country ensemble delivers a raw straight from the heart and memory of where they’re from and real life. With hits like “Ballad of … Continue reading Whiskey Myers to Perform at Manchester Music Hall 11/16

Sofi Tukker with LP Giobbi and Crush Club at the NorVa in Norfolk, Virginia October 21, 2018

If you’ve ever been to a show where the time between the acts is a mix of gear changeouts and annoying filler music, this was not one of those. With a minimal amount of gear on the stage and with LP Giobbi at the helm, it was a night of perfect transitions as she not only provided the opening and changeover music, but she was … Continue reading Sofi Tukker with LP Giobbi and Crush Club at the NorVa in Norfolk, Virginia October 21, 2018

Judas Priest and Deep Purple, Virginia Beach, Virginia, September 8, 2018

Article and photos by Glenn Woodell The fans who came out to see rock and metal powerhouses from yesteryear, Deep Purple and Judas Priest, braved the rain and humidity and showed their loyalty. Local favorite, and drummer for Judas Priest, Scott Travis, brought out plenty of the area musicians who either played with him in years past or who remembered seeing him play the local … Continue reading Judas Priest and Deep Purple, Virginia Beach, Virginia, September 8, 2018

The Fixx at Boathouse Live in Newport News, Virginia August 16, 2018

Article and Photos by Glenn Woodell The 80’s British rock band, The Fixx, has been a favorite of American audiences for decades. This time around, they were at Boathouse Live in Newport News, with local acoustic rock talent, Brandon Bower, getting things kicked off. For some of the younger crowd, if their name doesn’t ring a bell, then songs like One Thing Leads to Another, … Continue reading The Fixx at Boathouse Live in Newport News, Virginia August 16, 2018

Kansas at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts in Virginia Beach, Virginia on August 10, 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