Winwood Is Still In The High Life

Concert Review
Steve Winwood
Seneca Allegany Events Center
Salamanca, NY
Saturday April 29, 2017
Review/Photos:Joseph Suto

The Seneca Allegany Events Center came alive with the sounds of Steve Winwood and his band Saturday evening. Winwood’s 105-minute set featured songs from all phases of his lengthy career. Songs from the Spencer Davis Group, Traffic, Blind Faith and his solo career were delved out to the adoring crowd. Continue reading

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Symphonic Rock Affair Gives Boost To Hits

Concert Review
Symphonic Rock W/
Lou Gramm
Mickey Thomas
Terri Nunn
Robin McAuley
Seneca Niagara Events Center
Niagara Falls, NY
Friday April 28, 2017
Review/Photos: Joseph Suto

The Seneca Niagara Events Center was the place to be Friday evening as The Symphonic Rock show came to town. It featured a full orchestra flanked by a guitarist, bassist, keyboardist and drummer. There was plenty of vocal star power on hand. The show featured the original singer of Foreigner Lou Gramm, Starship’s Mickey Thomas, Terri Nunn from Berlin and Robin McAuley who sang with McAuley-Schenker and for a brief time Survivor. Continue reading

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Interview- Lou Gramm

Interview
Lou Gramm
Lou Gramm Band
Foreigner
Solo
Shadow King

We last talked to the original voice of Foreigner in 2012. Since then Lou Gramm has played many shows, released a book and is now coming to Niagara Falls. The Seneca Niagara Events Center will come alive for a night of Symphonic Rock. Joining Lou will be Mickey Thomas from Starship, Terri Nunn from Berlin and Robin McAuley from the McAuley Schenker Group. Continue reading

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Steel Panther Serve Up Their Goods

Concert Review
Steel Panther
Wednesday April 12, 2017
Rapids Theatre
Niagara Falls, NY
Review/Photos: Jenipher

 

 

Steel Panther are currently on tour promoting their latest release Lower the Bar, which included a stop at the Rapids Theatre in Niagara Falls, NY. This is the comedic-rock band’s fourth release, and quite possibly best so far. Anyone that has heard of Steel Panther knows (and looks forward to) what they are in store for when attending a live show. Continue reading

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Salamanca Celebrates Tony Orlando’s 73rd Birthday

Concert Review
Tony Orlando
Seneca Allegany Events Center
Salamanca, NY
Saturday April 8, 2017
Review/Photos: Joseph Suto

This past Monday singer Tony Orlando turned 73 years old. Saturday was his first show since so he decided to belatedly celebrate with the Salamanca faithful. Orlando showed no signs of slowing down as his near two hour set appeared to be longer than normal. Continue reading

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In Conversation With Jack Blades

Interview
Jack Blades
Night Ranger
Damn Yankees
Shaw/Blades
Solo
2017
By: Joseph Suto

Jack Blades has worn many hats in the wonderful world of music. From his day job in Night Ranger to his other successful endeavors such as Supergroup Damn Yankees along with cohorts Tommy Shaw, Ted Nugent and Michael Cartellone, he is very well respected. He has worked with many successful artists for which he wrote songs or produced. Night Ranger have recently released their latest studio album Don’t Let Up. We had the chance to touch base with Jack about the new album and also look back at some of the things he has done throughout his illustrious music career. Continue reading

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