The 70’s and 80’s Collided At The Riviera

Concert Review
Greg Kihn Band
John Ford Coley
Riviera Theatre
North Tonawanda, NY
Saturday September 8, 2018
Review/Photos: Joseph Suto

Saturday night the Riviera Theatre hosted the Greg Kihn Band and John Ford Coley. The two artists are as different from each other as night and day. Kihn used the early 80s for hitting his commercial peak while Coley along with his partner England Dan were all over the charts in the mid-to-late 70s. Continue reading

Posted in Concert Reviews | Comments Off on The 70’s and 80’s Collided At The Riviera

Purple and Priest Still Have The Firepower, Shine At Darien


Concert Review

Deep Purple

Judas Priest
Darien Lake Amphitheater
Darien Center, NY
Wednesday September 5, 2018
Review/Photos: Joseph Suto

 

As the summer concert season starts to wind down, Judas Priest and Deep Purple are just starting to warm up. Both bands returned to the Darien Lake Amphitheater Wednesday night to a very dedicated and loud crowd. It had been a long time since either band had played the venue. They both delivered high quality sets that left the fans begging for more. Continue reading

Posted in Concert Reviews | Comments Off on Purple and Priest Still Have The Firepower, Shine At Darien

Interview John Ford Coley

Interview
John Ford Coley
Singer
Songwriter
Musician
Producer
Actor
Monday August 20, 2018

Interviewed by: Joseph Suto

Like and Share this post for a chance to win tickets to the show

Check out our Facebook page for more details

John Ford Coley is best known as one-half of England Dan and John Ford Coley. The duo amassed six top-40 hits with four of those cracking the top-10. In 1976 their biggest hit “I’d Really Love To See You Tonight” peaked at #2 held off the top spot by Wild Cherry’s “Play That Funky Music”. “England: Dan Seals went off to enjoy a successful career in Country Music before passing away in 2009. John Ford Coley also dabbled in acting, producing among other things before resuming active touring which continues today. These days you’ll find Coley out doing on average 50 shows a year. He touches down at the Riviera Theatre on September 8 as part of a double bill that also features Greg Kihn. Continue reading

Posted in Interviews | Comments Off on Interview John Ford Coley

Blondie Soldiers On Minus Stein With Pollinator Tour

Concert Review
Blondie
Fallsview Casino Resort
Niagara Falls, Ontario
Canada
Friday August 24, 2018
Review/Photos: Joseph Suto

Blondie made their first appearance at Fallsview Casino Friday night much to the delight of the packed house. The band are currently still touring in support of their most recent effort, 2017’s Pollinator. They managed to keep the set fresh as it featured a good mix of hits along with a number of Pollinator songs. Continue reading

Posted in Concert Reviews | Comments Off on Blondie Soldiers On Minus Stein With Pollinator Tour

Jeff Lynne and ELO Shine More Than Just Love In Toronto

Concert Review
Jeff Lynne’s ELO
Scotiabank Arena
Toronto, Ontario Canada
Saturday August 18, 2018
Review: Joseph Suto

Jeff Lynne brought his current concoction of ELO to Toronto last night. Simply dubbed Jeff Lynne’s ELO as he is the only member left from the days of past. The show was the first for Lynne in Toronto in close to forty years. A lengthy unexplained delay before the show made it seem even longer. Finally, at 9:40 the band took to the stage for a 90-minute extravaganza that left no one disappointed in anyway. Continue reading

Posted in Concert Reviews | Comments Off on Jeff Lynne and ELO Shine More Than Just Love In Toronto

Photo Gallery: Slayer

Photo Gallery
Slayer
Friday, August 3, 2018
Darien Lake Amphitheater
Darien Center, N Y
Photos: Jenipher Nyari

Slayer played the Darien Lake Amphitheater on Friday August 3. Joining them were Lamb of God, Anthrax, Testament and Napalm Death. Check out our photo gallery from Jenipher. Continue reading

Posted in Concert Reviews | Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Slayer