CD Review- Kate Pierson

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Kate Pierson
Guitars And Microphones
Lazy Meadow Music/Kobalt Music



By Dave Leary:
The B-52’s have been creating their own unique brand of music for nearly 40 years. At the age of 66, Kate Pierson, one of the band’s founding members, has finally released her first solo album. Guitars and Microphones makes you wonder why it took so long. This is an album you can listen to without skipping tracks and with only 10 songs it’s an easy listen. Continue reading

Concert Review: Garth Brooks Opening Night Buffalo, NY

Concert Review
Garth Brooks
First Niagara Center
Buffalo, NY

Thursday March 5, 2015
Review: Thomas S. Orwat Jr.

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Garth Brooks opened up his first of six shows over a four day span Thursday night. We were in attendance and saw what the fuss was all about. Several music critics have written nothing but glowing reviews and Thomas S. Orwat Jr. was no different. Read all about the show in his on the spot review. Continue reading

Top 10 Lists: Garth Brooks’ Best Singles and Album Cuts

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Garth Brooks
By: Dave Leary

In September, Garth Brooks, joined by wife Trisha Yearwood, began his first tour in 13 years. A new album, Man Against Machine, was released in November. Brooks returned to Buffalo for the first time since 1998 last night and will play five more shows over the weekend. As a longtime fan, I thought I would mark the occasion by giving my lists of Garth’s top 10 singles and top 10 album cuts. It may also be wise to study up the lyrics to assist Brooks as by Sunday he doesn’t expect to have much of his voice left as he stated in his press conference at First Niagara Center Thursday afternoon. Continue reading

Orlando Takes Crowd On Musical Journey


Photo: 2013 by Joseph Suto

Concert Review
Tony Orlando
Avalon Theatre
Fallsview Casino
Niagara Falls, Ontario

Saturday February 21, 2015
Review: Joseph Suto




If you had seen one of Tony Orlando’s world renowned Christmas shows, you probably were left wondering how one of his regular shows played out. Well, that question was answered Saturday afternoon as he took the stage at the Avalon Ballroom inside the Fallsview Casino. Orlando has been entertaining audiences for over fifty years and he knows what works. Continue reading

Foreigner Does Their Part To Warm The Falls

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Seneca Niagara Events Center
Niagara Falls, NY

Saturday February 21, 2015
Review/Photos: Joseph Suto



Foreigner has never been known as a flashy band per se. They’ve never really had a dynamic member who stood out like a David Lee Roth or Nikki Sixx type personality. Throughout their career they created solid songs with amazing guitar riffs and lyrics that meant something. The fans who had witnessed the show Saturday night at the Seneca Niagara Events Center, did not leave disappointed Continue reading

Interview- Tom Gimbel (Foreigner)

Tom Gimbel
February 2015

The man has been with Foreigner since 1995, a span of twenty years. The multi-instrumentalist has quietly been in the band longer than anyone with the exception of leader Mick Jones and original vocalist Lou Gramm. We had the honor of talking with Tom Gimbel (he prefers the simplistic T-O-M spelling these days) who brought us up to speed on Foreigner’s upcoming plans for 2015. Continue reading