No Surprise As Styx Dish Out First-Rate Show

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Styx
Artpark
Lewiston, NY

Tuesday August 19, 2014
Review/Photos: Joseph Suto

 

 

Sometimes heading into something where the expectation is high can lead to a letdown. This was not the case Tuesday evening at Artpark as Styx put on a concert that most of their contemporaries can only marvel at. The show marked the band’s first visit back since that infamous 2006 visit where approximately 25,000 crammed into the Amphitheater on that hot summer night. Continue reading

Preview- Michael McDonald & Toto

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Michael McDonald &
Toto

August 26

It will be a double your pleasure treat for the final Tuesday In The Park show on August 26 on the Artpark outdoor stage. Renowned singer Michael McDonald and Toto will be on hand to deliver a string of their hits and then some.

Michael McDonald of course is started his career off working with Steely Dan. He worked in the studio and appeared on several recordings. He also toured with the band playing keyboards and singing backup.

That job lead to a stint with The Doobie Brothers when Tom Johnson became ill on tour. Thought to be just a temporary replacement turned into McDonald staying with the band for six years and recording four albums. Continue reading

OneRepublic Puts On All The Right Moves At Darien Center

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OneRepublic
Darien Lake PAC
Darien Center, NY
Saturday August 9, 2014
Review/Photos: Joseph Suto

 

Saturday evening the Darien Lake PAC played host to a trio of bands who have made a name for themselves by releasing songs that have made some noise on the charts. OneRepublic headlined the affair with The Script and American Authors who supported. Continue reading

Dead Daisies Kickstart Rock N’ Roll Party

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The Dead Daisies
Darien Lake PAC
Darien Center, NY
Wednesday August 13, 2014
Review: Joseph Suto

 

 

The Dead Daisies touched down for the second time in less than a month at the Darien Lake PAC this time opening up the Kiss and Def Leppard show. In case you haven’t heard of them don’t worry you may not be alone. You may know some of the members from their other various music endeavors. Jon Stevens (INXS) leads the charge on vocals alongside guitarists David Lowy, and Richard Fortus (Guns N’ Roses). Completing the band on this night were drummer Brian Tichy (Whitesnake, Foreigner), bassist Marco Mendoza (Whitesnake, Thin Lizzy) and keyboardist Dizzy Reed (Guns N’ Roses). Continue reading

The Moody Blues Raise The Question Again

 

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The Moody Blues
Seneca Niagara Events Center
Niagara Falls, NY

Saturday August 2, 2014
Review/Photos: Joseph Suto

 

 

The Moody Blues returned to the Seneca Niagara Events Center Saturday evening for their Timeless Flight 2014 tour. The show marked the band’s first appearance since 2012 at the venue as well as it being the second night of their current summer tour. Bassist John Lodge announced how the band was going to take the crowd back on a journey to the sixties. Continue reading