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

Hagar’s History Of Rock A Must See

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Sammy Hagar
Artpark
Lewiston, NY

Tuesday July 29, 2014
Review/Photos: Joseph Suto

 

One of the most anticipated shows of the summer took place on the outdoor stage at Artpark Tuesday evening as Sammy Hagar along with bassist Michael Anthony, guitarist Vic Johnson and drummer Jason Bonham gave the fans in attendance a rock n’ roll history lesson and then some. Continue reading

Keifer And Support Acts Put On Show To Remember

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Tom Keifer
Faster Pussycat
BulletBoys
Gilby Clarke

Braun’s Concert Cove
Akron, NY

Sunday July 27, 2014
Photos/Review: Joseph Suto

Braun’s Concert Cove was the place to be on Sunday as Cinderella’s Tom Keifer joined up with Faster Pussycat, The BulletBoys and Gilby Clarke to put on a glorious show that brought back memories of yesteryear. Keifer is still touring in support of first solo record last year’s The Way Life Goes. Continue reading

Aretha Franklin Brings Some Soul To Artpark

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Aretha Franklin
Artpark
Lewiston, NY
Tuesday July 22, 2014
Review/Photos: Joseph Suto

 

 

When the Artpark lineup was fully announced and Aretha Franklin appeared on it for a Tuesday show, I had to do a double take. Surely a star of her caliber would be playing the indoor venue and not outdoors. But Tuesday evening as the hot day wore down there she was alongside conductor HB Barnum and his orchestra delivering her trademark vocals to the Artpark faithful. Continue reading