Incubus And Deftones Leave Fans Satisfied

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Incubus
Deftones

Darien Lake PAC
Darien Center, NY
Sunday August 2, 2015
Review: Robert Winans
Photos: Joseph Suto

 

With a new album from Deftones on the horizon, and a new EP from Incubus both bands are currently embarked on a U.S. co-headlining tour that rolled into the Darien Lake Performing Arts Center on Sunday. Both bands boast impressive catalogs but give an edge to the Deftones for more aggressive music to mix around. Continue reading

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Interview- Eliot Lewis

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Eliot Lewis
Solo Artist
Hall & Oates Band
July 2015

 

 

Eliot Lewis is the current keyboardist in Hall & Oates. You may also know him from that little show called Live From Daryl’s House. He was also a member of The Average White Band. What you may not know is he also has a rapidly growing solo career. Those who attended the Bee Garten in Medina, NY found out first hand how talented Lewis is. Lewis played a solo show at the venue on July 22. Continue reading

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Concert Preview: America and Creedence Clearwater Revisted

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Concert Preview
Creedence Clearwater Revisited
America
Artpark
Tuesday August 11, 2015
6:30 PM

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The double bills continue as Creedence Clearwater Revisited and America are up next at Artpark on August 11th. Both bands last played Artpark in 2011 and 2010 respectively. Continue reading

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CD Review- Kacey Musgraves

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Kacey Musgraves
Pageant Material
2015
Mercury Nashville
Producers: Kacey Musgraves, Luke Laird and Shane McAnally
Review: Dave Leary
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Kacey Musgraves’ 2013 debut, Same Trailer Different Park, won a Grammy for Best Country Album and was named Album of the Year by the Academy of Country Music. It was on many 10 Best lists for the year as well. This success made her follow-up, Pageant Material, highly anticipated. Continue reading

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Sirens Keep The Heat On At Sultry Artpark

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Colbie Caillat
Christina Perri

Artpark Outdoor Stage
Lewiston, NY
Wednesday July 29, 2015
Review/Photos: Joseph Suto

 

 

With the “dog days of summer” upon us, the long hot sultry day carried into the evening at Artpark Wednesday. The outdoor stage played host to not one but two sirens in contemporary artists Colbie Caillat and Christina Perri. The tour billed as “Girls Night Out, Boys Can Come Too Tour” touched down in a very humid Lewiston, NY. The two artists have been alternating slots and tonight it was Caillat’s turn to open and Perri’s to close the show. The show was also the final one this summer in Artpark’s Coors Light Wednesday Series. Continue reading

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CD Review- Brandon Flowers

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Brandon Flowers
The Desired Effect
Island Records
2015
Review: Dave Leary
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For the past few years, it seems like many artists are experiencing nostalgia for the 1980s even though they may not have been old enough to remember the decade. The second solo album from Brandon Flowers (after 2010s Flamingo) is an effective flashback with some modern elements as well. As frontman of The Killers, Flowers has helped create some of the most memorable songs of the past 10 years. There are a few songs here that only take one or two listens to get inside your head. Continue reading

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