Starship Takes Fans On Musical Journey Through Time

Concert Review
Starship
Featuring Mickey Thomas
Avalon Theatre
Fallsview Casino
Niagara Falls, Ontario
Saturday October 12, 2019
Review/Photos:Joseph Suto

There are not too many bands that have gone through changes the way Jefferson Airplane/Jefferson Starhip or Starship has. Despite name changes, numerous personnel changes, lawsuits and many other hurdles the band has survived and thrived. These days the Mickey Thomas led band Starship still continues to tour and put on amazing performances.Those on hand for the sold out show at the Fallsview Casino Saturday evening were treated to a plethora of hits not only from Starship but all incarnations of the band. Continue reading

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Thomas Brings Starship Back To The Falls

Concert Preview
Starship
featuring Mickey Thomas
Saturday October 12, 2019
Fallsview Casino
Niagara Falls, Ontario
By: Joseph Suto

Mickey Thomas joined Jefferson Starship in 1979 and immediately jumped in and recorded the album Freedom at Point Zero. That album produced the hit single “Jane” which climbed to #14 on the Billboard Hot 100. From there Thomas and Jefferson Starship would crack the top 40 a few more times before the rug was pulled out from under. Continue reading

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Shinedown Headlines KeyBank Center Affair

Concert Review
Shinedown
Papa Roach
Asking Alexandria

Friday September 27, 2019
KeyBank Center
Buffalo, NY
Review/Photos: Joseph Suto

Shinedown played their first Buffalo area headlining show in some seven years Friday Evening. The sparse crowd of 8,000 inside KeyBank Center made up for the size with their voices as they sang along to many of the bands classic songs. The 90-minute performance was in support of the band’s latest effort Attention Attention which was released last year. Continue reading

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Tags Delivers A Sizzling Show To Cap Off Summer

Concert Review
Ratt
Warrant
FireHouse
Kix

Tags Summer Stage
Big Flats, NY
Saturday September 21, 2019
Review/Photos: Joseph Suto

What a fantastic way to put an exclamation point on the summer of 2019. Tags simply outdid themselves putting this one together. They put on a similar show two years ago with Cinderella’s Tom Keifer headlining. This time around Ratt, Warrant (who also appeared with Keifer on that bill from 17), FireHouse and Kix not only delivered the goods but had people already talking about who they should bring next year. Continue reading

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Stone Temple Pilots Rock The Rapids

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Stone Temple Pilots
Wednesday September 11, 2019
The Rapids Theatre
Niagara Falls, NY
Photos: Jenipher Nyari

STP made it’s first visit back to the Rapids since 2011. The band did recently play the Town Ballroom in Buffalo last May. STP are Dean DeLeo (guitar), Robert DeLeo (bass), Eric Kretz (drums) and Jeff Gutt (lead vocals). The band are touring in support of their latest album their second self-titled release which came out in 2018. Our Photographer Jenipher was there to capture the action. Continue reading

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Hackett’s Brilliant Performance Leaves Fans In Awe

Concert Review
Steve Hackett
Genesis Revisted
Riviera Theatre
North Tonawanda, NY
Thursday September 12, 2019
Review/Photos: Joseph Suto

Steve Hackett kicked off his North American tour Thursday evening with a sold-out show at the Riviera Theatre. This time Hackett brought his Genesis Revisited show which featured the album Selling England By the Pound in its entirety. He also focused on his 1979 Spectral Mornings album which is celebrating its fortieth anniversary. Continue reading

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