The Heat Goes On For Asia

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Rapids Theatre
Niagara Falls, NY
Friday September 19, 2014
Photos: Thom Jennings


Asia brought their Gravitas tour to Niagara Falls, Friday evening to a decent sized crowd that gathered inside the Rapids Theatre. Gravitas marks the bands first album with new guitarist Sam Coulson who took over last year when original guitarist Steve Howe left to focus on Yes and other projects. Continue reading

Weiland Leaves Fans Yearning For Yesterday

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Scott Weiland
Bear’s Den
Niagara Falls, NY

Friday September 5, 2014
Review/Photos: Joseph Suto


It has taken me some time to digest what went down on stage at the Bear’s Den last Friday evening. Normally I can get a review up and posted in a reasonable amount of time, but this show was different. The former frontman in both Stone Temple Pilots and supergroup Velvet Revolver, Scott Weiland, made his first visit to the Seneca Niagara Casino. Unfortunately it was memorable but not in the manner he was hoping for. Fans who have never seen Weiland perform live may not have been aware that he seemed a mere shadow of his former self. Continue reading

Colbie Caillat Shines Brightly At Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino


Concert Review
Colbie Caillat
Seneca Niagara Events Center
Niagara Falls, NY
Saturday September 6, 2014
Review: Dave Leary
Photos: Joseph Suto



Colbie Caillat brought her Gypsy Heart tour to Seneca Niagara Events Center Saturday night. That’s also the title of her new album, which comes out on September 30. Over the course of 90 minutes, she mixed in songs from the upcoming release with her well-known hits. Continue reading

The Show Goes On With Jeff Beck

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Jeff Beck
Tyler Bryant

Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino
Salamanca, NY

Review/Photos: Joseph Suto



ZZ Top and Jeff Beck looked like a great double bill on paper. They sold a good amount of tickets for what looked like a can’t miss show Friday evening. Things then went off the tracks from there as late Tuesday night ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill slipped Continue reading

McDonald & Toto Close Artpark Season In Fine Fashion

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Michael McDonald
& Toto

Artpark Outdoor Stage
Lewiston, NY

Tuesday August 26, 2014
Review: Dave Leary
Photos: Joseph Suto

At first, the pairing of Michael McDonald and Toto might seem unusual. However, when you look at their careers, it really makes sense. Both performed with Steely Dan with the members of Toto also playing with several other groups. This explains why they decided to do a co-headlining tour, which began at the beginning of August. Continue reading